Ojibwe Language and Culture 1

GNED 1010

Course description

Language is culture. Through the context of language, students gain insight into the history of Indigenous languages as irreplaceable cultural knowledge and the cornerstone of Indigenous community and family values. Understanding the significance of language revitalization to the survival of Indigenous languages, students begin the study of the Algonquian language family with an introduction to the Fiero double vowel system, basic Ojibwe vocabulary, common usage and grammatical structures.



Course Hours


Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

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