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Red Lake Band, City of Minneapolis break ground for affordable housing complex

When leaders from the Red Lake Band of Chippewa and the city of Minneapolis broke ground Saturday on an affordable housing complex on Cedar Avenue, they were marking a turning point. Mayor Jacob Frey, who has made affordable housing a signature issue, described the ceremony as a key moment in a complicated story arc. A sense of...

 
 By Mila Koumpilova    News    March 26, 2012

Quest to preserve Ojibwe goes online – and talks

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gerri Howard was loath to let a digital recorder capture her voice for a new kind of dictionary. A fluent speaker of Ojibwe on Minnesota’s Leech Lake Reservation, she didn’t like how she sounded on playback. But the sense of urgency she and other Ojibwe speakers share about their endangered tongue prevailed. With help from elders such as Howard, a...

 
 By Mila Koumpilova    News    March 20, 2012

University of Minnesota helps create online Ojibwe People's Dictionary

Gerri Howard was loath to let a digital recorder capture her voice for a new kind of dictionary. A fluent speaker of Ojibwe on Minnesota's Leech Lake Reservation, she didn't like how she sounded on playback. But the sense of urgency she and other Ojibwe speakers share about their endangered tongue prevailed. With help from elders such as Howard, a University of Minnesota...

 

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