Wiikwemkoong Anishinaabemowin Kinoomaagewin | Anishinaabemowin Naabiisjigan


What has the new team been up to?

Gaa zhTeam Pictureiwebak zhaazhi/ things that have changed already
– Anishinaabemowin Curriculum department is now,”Wiikwemkoong Anishinaabemowin Kinoomaagewin” to reflect a whole community initiative, responsibility and collaborative approach to prevent further decline of our community language.
– logo has changed to include WBE/WUIR logo designs
– vendor displays such as table cloth and banner reflect name change
– staff has been given new presentation apparel
– office admin. invoices/requisitions have new logo and our language has been added
– inventory in progress
– applied for funding from Indigenous Culture Fund at Ontario Arts Council
Resources
– all posters have been edited and revised with staff working to have resources and catalogue updated
– students come to help increase our language resources through a scrabble game, creation of a calendar
– new facial poster created for different levels JK/SK, 1-3, 4-6, 7-8+
– new pictures of everyday words and phrases for variety
– everyday words/phrases are adapted into games such as Go fish, Old Maid, Bang etc.
– packaging labels have been created for resources
– resources have been priced by staff
Teaching
– staff have been offering advice, giving ideas, helping with creation of resources
– submitting stories  to create our own library with our language
– helping with the creation of a language program of study
– creating a staff resource – New Teacher Orientation booklet
Community
– networking with the WHO and various community agencies with language and culture activities
Future
– to complete a whole program of study for language and culture with resources from all community agencies (long term)
– creation of a song book with music with students for different levels
– publish student language Pictionary
– workbook of language resources
Miigwech – Sandra Peltier

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