Ojibwe language resources – Language Links Database

Ojibwe also known as OjibwaOjibway or Otchipwe, is an indigenous language of North America of the Algonquian language family. The language is characterized by a series of dialects that have local names and frequently local writing systems. There is no single dialect that is considered the most prestigious or most prominent, and no standard writing system that covers all dialects.

More informationWikipedia

Native speakers: 90,000

Official language in: Canada, United States

Grammar, Pronunciation and Vocabulary

  • ojibwe.net Beginner - Beginning lessons offer a place for new learners to start. They require no prior knowledge of the language, but as you move through them, you will find opportunities to practice what you’ve learned.
  • ojibwe.net Advanced  - Advanced lessons are really not lessons at all, or perhaps they are a doorway to the idea that every word is a lesson and every story a theory. This section is for advanced learners and offers a space to compare various dialects, orthographies, and styles of Anishinaabemowin. Texts in this area introduce and respond to old and new documents, digital and visual media and attempt to create a space for speakers of the language to engage in debate about translation, transcription, rhetoric, aesthetics, the connection between language, identity and health.

Ojibwe Dictionaries

If you want to help with expanding this list of resources, please send me your suggestions here.