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Anishinaabe Bizindamoo Makak

Genre: 
Storytelling

Anishinaabe Bizindamoo Makak --airs every third Thursday at 5 p.m.
Welcome to Anishinaabe Radio! The host is Erik Redix, Ojibwe Language Director at Oshki Ogimaag in Grand Portage. A bilingual approach to storytelling, the show features Ojibwe first speakers telling stories in English and Ojibwemowin—the Ojibwe Language. Stay tuned for new episodes every month, plus short stories from each interview on North Shore Morning. 

Anishinaabe Bizindamoo Makak is a partnership between the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe and WTIP Community Radio. The series is funded in part by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


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Erik Redix, host of Anishinaabe Bizindamoo Makak

Anishinaabe Bizindamoo Makak Episode 5

In Episode 5 of Anishinaabe Bizindamoo Makak, host Erik Redix speaks with Dr. Gordon Jourdain about community differences and similarities and the traditional use of asemaa, known as tobacco, which we learn doesn't translate directly into the English language.

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Erik Redix, host of Anishinaabe Bizindamoo Makak

Anishinaabe Bizindamoo Makak Episode 4

Host Erik Redix continues his conversation with Cook County School Ojibwe Language teacher Martina Wigwas, who is from Gull Bay First Nations, Ontario.  

Listen to the first part of their conversation here.

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Erik Redix, host of Anishinaabe Bizindamoo Makak

Anishinaabe Bizindamoo Makak Episode 3

Host Erik Redix talks with Cook County Schools Ojibwe Language teacher Martina Wigwas, who is from Gull Bay First Nations, Ontario. Martina talks about her holistic approach to teaching, incorporating language lessons that are relevant to Ojibwe traditional skills, family life and cultural traditions.

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Erik Redix

Anishinaabe Bizindamoo Makak Episode 2

In Episode 2, Erik Redix continues his conversation with Maajiigwaneyaash--Dr. Gordon Jourdain. He shares his family connection to Grand Portage, relates the history of the Anishinaabe village that was once at the center of Quetico Park and discusses the spiritual significance of Ojibwemowin--the Ojibwe language.

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Erik Redix, host of Anishinaabe Bizindamoo Makak

Anishinaabe Bizindamoo Makak Episode 1

Anishinaabe Bizindamoo Makak Episode 1, with host Erik Redix. In this inaugural episode, Fond du Lac Language Specialist Dr. Gordon Jourdain tells the story of "Anishinaabe Bizindamoo Makak," and the importance of radio communications when he was growing up at Lac La Croix. He then gives the deeper meaning of bizindaw--the act of listening. Miigwech for tuning in!

Anishinaabe Bizindamoo Makak is a partnership between the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe and WTIP Community Radio. The series is funded in part by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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