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Ojibwe Language and Culture Camp Scheduled Open to Kids Ages 6-18

 

Moccasin Game, 2015 camp

The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians will host an Ojibwe Language and Culture Camp on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, July 19 to 21, 2016 from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. for the fourth consecutive year.

The three-day camp will feature canoeing, lacrosse, Ojibwe bingo, moccasin game, plant identification, crafts, traditional Anishinaabe teachings and more. The camps main location will be the Ponemah Round House. Transportation and meals are provided.

Admission is free but limited in number. If interested in participating or for more information, contact Red Lake Chemical Health at 218-679-3392 or Ponemah Outpatient. The Camp is hosted by Red Lake Head Start Immersion School, Red Lake Chemical Health, and Red Lake Economic Development and Planning.

The Gabeshiwin (camp) is part of Red Lake Nation's Ojibwemowin Revitalization efforts.

It's a community event and everyone is welcome! If you have any additional questions, please contact: Nate Taylor, Immersion School Coordinator, 785-550-5359.

SAMPLE AGENDA

Agenda

Gabeshiwin

Day 1,

9:00am Meet at Chemical Health in Red Lake, travel to Ponemah

10:00am Prayer, breakfast

11:00am Introduction, Orientation

Icebreaker game

Stories in Ojibwe

12:30pm Lunch

1:15pm Nature walk

2:30pm Activity; Lacrosse, Drum & dance, moccasin game (boys)

4:00pm Circle time; review of the day & what they hope to gain tomorrow

4:30pm Traditional food dinner

5:15pm Depart back to Red Lake

6:00pm Parent pick-up at Chemical Health

Day 2,

9:00am Meet at Chemical Health in Red Lake, travel to Ponemah

10:00am Prayer, breakfast

11:00am Ojibwe words/phrases, activities of 1st day

12:30pm Lunch

1:15pm Breakout groups; Medicine pouch making, birch bark making, Ojibwe bingo

3:00pm Activity; Drum & dance, Lacrosse, moccasin game (boys)

4:00pm Circle time: reflection & what they hope to gain tomorrow

4:30pm Traditional food dinner

5:15pm Depart back to Red Lake

6:00pm Parent pick-up at Chemical Health

Day 3,

Birch bark working, 2015 camp

9:00am Meet at Chemical Health in Red Lake, travel to Ponemah

10:00am Prayer, breakfast

11:00am Activities of 1st and 2nd day

12:30pm Lunch

1:15pm Swimming at the Cut Off

4:00pm Reflection of the day/camp, Miigwechiwendam

Give away & T-Shirts distribution

Traditional food dinner

5:15pm Leave for Red Lake

6:00pm Parent pick-up at Chemical Health

 

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