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Endazhi- Nitaawiging: The Place Where it Grows

Minnesota Arts, Culture and History | Music | Arts | Culture | Northern Community Radio – KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota
One year from now children living on the Red Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota will have another option for education-one tailored just for them. The Endazhi-Nitaawiging charter school will offer a unique an innovative curriculum based in Ojibwe culture. It’s a model guided by the NACA Inspired Education Network that has proven effective in creating meaningful education that feeds both the mind and spirit of indigenous youth. Monday morning a feast was shared, prayers were sent up, and elders, dignitaries, and school organizers spoke. Tobacco was offered and there was drumming, singing, and dancing. Incorporating native wisdom and culture into all aspects of school curriculum has been a long time dream of many indigenous people.

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