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Boozhoo! 

Welcome to our Online Ojibwe Language Program, where anyone can watch our live or archived classes for free. Archived classes can be found below, along with instructions for viewing. UW-Eau Claire offers two years of Ojibwe Language, and a "Certificate of Ojibwe Language." Ojibwe courses can be used to fulfill the foreign language requirement for a baccalaureate degree.  Those who have questions about our program or who wish to take Ojibwe online for college credit should contact our instructor:

Dr. Wendy Makoons Geniusz
715-836-4768

We hope you will join us for our live classes ... and don't worry, we won't be able to see or hear you. But if you'd like to participate, you can chat with us during the class using the Chat feature.

We broadcast Beginning Ojibwe II Mon-Thurs 9:00am-9:50am (central time)

We broadcast Intermediate Ojibwe II Mon-Thurs 10:00am-10:50am (central time).

If you want to join us for the live classes:

  1. Write down these instructions
  2. Go to this link for Beginning Ojibwe II: https://bluejeans.com/587732451
  3. Go to this link for Intermediate Ojibwe II:  https://bluejeans.com/302766611
  4. Choose "Join Meeting" or "Join As a Guest" (whichever comes up)
  5. Give yourself a First Name only (no email or last name because it will be preserved with our archived video)
  6. If your computer wants to download a "plug in" let it by choosing "download" or "save" and then "run" (you will only have to do this once in a while).  If it asks you if you want it to "Allow" the program to run say "Allow."
  7. Uncheck the boxes beside "send mic and video" but if you forget we will do it for you.
  8. Click Enter Meeting

 This is an archive of our Beginning Ojibwe II classes, currently being recorded Spring 2018 classes.  If you have trouble downloading these files, please contact us.  We are in the process of updating our website Spring 2018, so we may not be able to add links as quickly to this page as we could in the past.  If you see that links haven't been added in a while, it means that we are not updating for several weeks, but during that time you can email us (geniuszw@uwec.edu) and we can put you on a listserv to receive weekly recordings of our classes.

As of 19 Feb 2018, we are still able to update this page and are not sending out emails of links yet.

These are the materials we are using in this class:

  • Dictionary: Peoples Ojibwe Dictionary: http://ojibwe.lib.umn.edu/
  • Song CD: Gresczyk,Rick. et al.Nagamodaa Ojibwemong Abinoojiinh-nagamonan!: Let's Sing Children Songs in Ojibwe!.Minneapolis: EagleWorks, CD
  • Textbook: Gresczyk,Rick. And Margaret Sayers. Ambe Ojibwemodaa Endaayang! Minneapolis: EagleWorks

Spring 2018 Class

Nitamanokii-giizhigak

Niizho-giizhigakAabitoosegNiiyo-giizhigakWeeks:
Asking for helpIntros + asking for helpFluent Speech1
Intros + asking for helpVTA: Patterns
Not Available
Not Available2
Colors: Na + Ni
Colors: Na + Ni
Colors: Na + Ni
Colors + Numbers
3
Colors: Other Colors
Colors + Possession
Colors + "The One That is"
Cookies4
Not Available
Not Available
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12

 

 

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Boozhoo! Welcome to our Intermediate Ojibwe I Archive of classes from Fall 2017!  For this class we are primarily using the following text from Eagle Works: Traveling With Ojibwe: A Phrasebook in the Chippewa Language With Emphasis on the Contemporary. Copies can be purchased from our university bookstore:  715-836-2172
All of these classes should be downloadable. If you have any problems downloading them, please contact us: geniuszw@uwec.edu

 Nitam-anokii-giizhigak Niizho-giizhigak Aabitooseg Niiyo-giizhigak Week
     
Moons, Seasons, VTAsWeeks + Weather, VIIsVIIs + VTAsVTAs: You+Me 2
Mezinaatesegin + VTIs (an)Mezinaatesegin+VIIsMezinaatesegin +VAIsMezinaatesegin+Presenting 3
GichigamiinGichigamiinGichigamiin+nawajGiving Directions 4
Maa'ishkamongMaa'ishkamongAdaawengVTAs5
Not AvailableNot AvailableAtaagengZhooniyaa-wataageng7
Midterm ReviewMidterm ReviewMidterm ReviewNot Available8
WiisiningOkosimaani-giizhigadEnidegEpogwak9
4th Person/ "The other(s)"4th ThingNot Available4th Person/ "The other(s)"10
4th Person/ "The other(s)"EzhipogwakNot AvailablePresentation Practice11
Presentation PrepStudent PresentationsNot AvailableNot Available12
Biindigebii'igengRudolphBiindigebii'igeng+ RudolphVTIs + Rudolph13
Mazina'igan-adaawewigamigNot AvailableMazina'igan-adaawewigamigReview14
Working on SkitsChristmas CarolsReview 15
     

 

This is an archive or our Intermediate Ojibwe II classes, currently being recorded Spring 2018.  We are in the process of updating our website Spring 2018, so we may not be able to add links as quickly to this page as we could in the past. If you see that links haven't been added in a while, it means that we are not updating for several weeks, but during that time you can email us (geniuszw@uwec.edu) and we can put you on a listserv to receive weekly recordings of our classes.

As of 19 Feb 2018, we are still able to update this page and are not sending out emails of links yet.

 

Nitam-anokii-giizhigakNiizho-giizhigakAabitoosegNiiyo-giizhigakWeek
 VTAs + PrayingVTAs: Do it to him verbsFluent Speech1
Asemaa + "The Other"AsemaaNot AvailableNot Available2
Asemaa + VTAs
Asemaa + VTA sentences
Asemaa + Baawitigoon
Ways to talk about Asemaa
3
Asemaa: Wiindaawasong
Asemaa
Asemaa + Animikiig
Asemaa + Animikiig
4
Not Available
Not Available
  5
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    8
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    11
    12
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