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The Oshkaabewisag: The Messengers

The Oshkaabewisag: The Messengers radio show vividly brings to life, the epic story of the people and the landscape of the Leech lake Reservation. Some of the topics include visiting local communities and hearing the voice of both Elder and Youth telling us what they have seen in the past and share their dreams for the future of their community. Topics are educational to the lives of the people. Hosts: Shirley Nordrum and Nicole Buckanaga.



Traditional Ways of Teaching and Learning

Discussing the Traditional ways of teaching and learning starting with the Dikinaagan and moving through generational sharing of knowledge.

Boarding Schools and Historical Trauma

A discussion on the US Government boarding school experiment, historical trauma, and our resiliance.

Weather the Storm

A comparison of the wind storm from 1940 and 2012.

The start of the Bugonaygeshig School

A discussion of how the Bugonaygeshig School started and interveiws with Rose Robinson - the first native licensed teacher at the school.

The Start of the Niigaane Ojibwe Immersion School

A discussion about the start of Niigaane Ojibwe Immersion School and interviews with Leslie Harper, Director on Niigaane.

Dewe'igan Stories 1

Interview with Animiki about Dewe'igan teachings and stories.

Dewe'igan Stories II

An interview with Dave Northbird and his journey and teachings of Dewe'igan.

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Supported by funds from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.