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Ziigwang Inakamigiziwin: Ojibwe immersion and land-based learning 2019

Ziigwang Inakamigiziwin is a special spring session offering of university courses from Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig/Algoma University at our main campus in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

 

 

Information Sheet

Questions?

Mitch Case
Director of Student Services, Outreach and Resources
Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig
mcase@shingwauk.ca
705-942-5069

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A two-week Ojibwe language full immersion program (May 12 – May 26) Language students will be placed at the level appropriate to their knowledge and ability (either introductory or intermediate).
Students will be in class or engaged in activities in the language from 8.30 am until 4.00 pm six days a
week. All professors and helpers will be fluent Anishinaabemowin speakers. If eligible to study in a
university degree program, successful students will earn 3 university credits.

A one-week course, ‘Anishinaabe Architecture on the Land’ (May 6 – May 11) offers a hands-on
culture-based experience in ‘teaching lodge’ construction. This course will involve significant outdoor activity. Students will be fully engaged with the course activities from 8.30 am until 6 pm for the six
days of classes. This course will be offered in English with the use of Anishinaabemowin. If eligible to
study in a university degree program, successful students will earn 3 university credits.

Course credits

All students in these courses who wish to earn a university credit must be eligible to study in a university degree program. Course credits are normally transferable to other universities.

Deadline to apply

Monday April 29

Ready to sign up?

To register, e-mail the registrar’s office at  regoffice@algomau.ca