The Ontario Curriculum - "The Ontario Curriculum. Grades 1 to 12. Native languages. A support document for the teaching of language patterns". Overview of Odawa, Ojibwe and Cree grammar in .pdf format.
Anishinaabemowin - Rand Valentine's site, grammar, narratives with audio, etc. Wonderful resource.
http://home.kpn.nl/cvkolmes/ojibwe/ - Kees' site. Language materials, dictionaries, several Crhristian texts, etc.
Noongo e-Anishinaabemjig: The People Who Speak Anishinaabemowin Today - Margaret Noori's website. Lessons, stories, songs, prayers and teachings. Eastern Ojibwe from Michigan.
Ojibwe language - Overview of Anishinaabemowin from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
- Short text Niizh Ikwewag ("Two Women") with grammatical notes.
Ojibwemowin Zagaswe'idiwin -
Ojibwemowin Zagaswe'idiwin (Ojibwe Language Society); some standart phrases; syllabics.
Ojibwe Language Society Miinawaa - Ojibwe Language Society Club on Yahoo; good website for those who want to speak Ojibwe or to learn it.
Anishinaabemowin - Rand Valentine's site, grammar, narratives with audio, etc.
Our Languages - Nakawe - Saulteaux wordlists with audio from Our Languages site (Saskatchewan Indian Cultural Centre). Saulteaux dialect. They pronounce s/z instead of sh/zh there.
http://www.hilaroad.com/camp/nation/speak.html - Algonquin words in audio from Golden Lake.
http://www.ktei.net some words with audio.
Ojibwe Language Lessons
Weekly Lessons - from Rand Valentine's Anishinaabemowin site.
Gikendandaa Ojibwemowin! - Mindjime's Ojibwe lessons.
The Ojibwe Language - three basic Ojibwe lessons and seven stories for kids in Ojibwe language from Red Lake Net News.
Anishnaabe Kidwinan - monthly Ojibwe lessons in .pdf format from Bay Mills News.
On-line Dictionaries and Wordlists
Freelang Ojibwe Dictionary - free downloadable Ojibwe dictionary; 13,500 words from different regions of Anishinaabewaki (Ojibwe country).
Fr. Baraga's 1853 Ojibwe Dictionary - A Dictionary of the Otchipwe Language, Explained in English: this language is spoken by the Chippewa Indians, as also by the Otawas, Potawatamis and Algonquins, with little difference; for the use of missionaries, and other persons living among the above mentioned Indians.
(Wisconsin Historical Society)
Kees has Baraga's dictionary and a big wordlist from FDL (about 3,000 words).
http://mokennon2.albion.edu/ojibwe.htm - On-line translator for simple sentences.
http://www.nativetech.org/shinob/ojibwelanguage.html - Wordlists.
Our Languages - Nakawe - Saulteaux wordlists with audio from Our Languages site (Saskatchewan Indian Cultural Centre). Saulteaux dialect from Saskatchewan. They pronounce s/z instead of sh/zh there.
Texts and Books in Ojibwe and Odaawaa
Ojibwa Texts, vol.2 - Ojibwe texts collected by William Jones (Thunder Bay dialect)
Ojibwa Texts, vol.7 - Ojibwe texts collected by William Jones (Thunder Bay dialect)
Anishinaabemowin - two stories with audio (from Manitoba).
Stories in Ojibwe - seven stories for kids in Ojibwe language from Red Lake Net News.
a short play in Ojibwe written by language students. No English translation.
The Seven Grandfathers - A story "The Seven Grandfathers/Niizhwaaswi Mishoomsag". In Odaawaa.
Old Language Books
A theoretical and practical grammar of the Otchipwe language for the use of missionaries and other persons living among the Indians
A dictionary of the Otchipwe language, explained in English: part I, English-Otchipwe
F.Baraga's Dictionary, part I, English-Ojibwe
A dictionary of the Otchipwe language, explained in English: part II, Otchipwe-English
F.Baraga's Dictionary, part II, Ojibwe-English
The Ojebway language: a manual for missionaries and others employed among the Ojebway Indians
Wilson, Edward F. (Edward Francis). 415 pages. (1874?) - grammar and dictionary
Familar [sic] phrases to facilitate conversation in the Indian language
67 pages. (Wikwemikong Manitoulin Island, Ont., 1872.) - phrase book
Principes de la langue des sauvages appeles Sauteux
Belcourt, G.-A. (Georges-Antoine). 165 pages. (1839) - grammar in French
Lexique de la langue algonquine
Cuoq, J. A. (Jean André), 447 pages. (1886) - dictionary in French
The speller and interpreter, in Indian and English: for the use of the mission schools, and such as may desire to obtain a knowledge of the Ojibway tongue
Evans, James. 197 pages. (New York? : s.n. , 1837)
History of the Ottawa and Chippewa Indians of Michigan: a grammar on their language, and personal and family history of the author
Blackbird, Andrew J. 131 pages (pp.103-128). (1887)
11 pages. (S.1. : s.n., 186-? )
Old Christian Books
The books of the twelve Minor prophets - O muzinaiiguniwan igiw mitaswi ashi nizh anwajigewininwug noondash opitendagozijig; translated into Otchipwe
In Ojibwe language only
Anamihe-masinahigan: Jesus ot ijittwawin gaye anamihe-nakamunan takobihikatewan : mih' ejittwawad Ketolik-anamihadjik
Belcourt, G.-A. (Georges-Antoine). 217 pages. (Kebekong Quebec Otenang, 1839.)
Anamie masinaikan Jesus ot isitwawin kaye anamii nakamonan takopiikatewan (Livre de prieres, etc., en sauteux). Miesitwawat Katolik anamiachik ketimakisiwat kikinoamowawuk
Lacombe, Albert. 391 pages. (Moniyang otenang Montreal, 1880.) - IN SYLLABICS
The first book of Moses called Genesis
Bible.; Jones, P. 183 pages. (Toronto, 1835)
The first nine chapters of the first book of Moses called Genesis
Bible. 47 pages. (York Toronto, 1833.)
St. Matthew's Gospel: translated into the language of the Ojibbeway [sic] Indians in the Diocese of Moosonee
Bible.; Horden, John. 143 pages. (London, 1880.) - IN SYLLABICS
See Kees' Ojibwe page for a 1-1 transcription of the syllabic text, a transliteration in Fiero (double vowel) spelling, and the English text.
Nuhguhmoowinun: kanuhguhmoowahjin egewh ahnishenahbag ojibwag anindjig
O'Meara, Frederick Augustus; Jacobs, Peter. 97 pages. (Toronto? : s.n. , 1861)
A Collection of gospel hymns in Ojibway and English
68 pages. (Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., 1890.)
Kaezhetabwayandungebun kuhya kaezhewaberepun owh anuhmeaud keahneshnahbabeegahdag keahnekenootahtahbeung
Bible.; O'Meara, Frederick Augustus. 38 pages. (Cobourgh Ont., 1844.)
Shingwank hymn book
Wilson, Edward F. (Edward Francis). 50 pages. (Sault Ste. Marie Ont., 1877.)
Ka Patakaikatek masinaigan ka ako nikigobanen Jesos: 1870-1871
18 pages. (Montreal? : s.n., 1871? )
Nugumouinun genumugumouat igiu anishinabeg anumiajig
Jones, Peter. 55 pages. (Boston, 1836.)
Other Useful Websites with Books on the Ojibwe Language
Catholic Church Catechisms in Ottawa - some 60 pages in Ottawa, 1869.
See Kees' Ojibwe page for N.L. Sifferath's Odaawaa Catechism's transcription in Fiero spelling, translation into English, (limited) morpheme break-down, vocabulary and grammatical analysis & word-by-word translation.
Websites and Documents in the Ojibwe Language
Weya', Aboriginal Language Workers! - this is a post on www.wawatay.on.ca by Pat Ningewance-Nadeau
Universal Declaration of the Human Rights (syllabics, North-Western dialect)
Onashowewigamigoon. The Parliament Buildings - an Ojibwe version of a document (pdf) from Parlament of Canada website
Kaanada-akiing Gichionashowewin — Onaakonigewin. The Parliament of Canada — Democracy in Action - an Ojibwe version of a document (pdf) from Parlament of Canada website
Ojibwe: Ganawenjigaadeg Ashodamaagewin…
English: - Status Report (click "Phase 2" submenu)
Form Province of Manitoba web site.
Ojibwe: Niigaan onwaadaman ge-izhichigeyin miigaanig giwiijiiwaagan
English: Protection Planning for People in Abusive Relationships
Form Province of Manitoba web site.
jigagwe gaachitinayak gakina gikino'amawaganag
The page contains links to several documents in Ojibwe (pdf). Looks like there is no English translation.
From Ministry of Education / Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities web site (Ontario).
Other Anishinaabemowin Dialects and Algonquian Languages
http://www.msu.edu/user/dearhous/language.html - Good website; some grammar, dialogs; Odaawaa dialect.
Ojibwe Language Websites
| Audio Samples
| Ojibwe Language Lessons
| On-line Dictionaries and Wordlists
| Texts and Books in Ojibwe and Odaawaa
| Old Books from Early Canadiana Online
| Other Useful Websites with Books on the Ojibwe Language
| Websites and Documents in the Ojibwe language
| Other Anishinaabemowin Dialects and Algonquian Languages