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Few speak Ojibwe as a first language. This 'nest' is teaching kids to in Cloquet

Persia Erdrich’s son had just turned 2 years old when he spoke his first sentence in Ojibwe. The pair were visiting the Minnesota Zoo as part of a group of babies, toddlers, parents and elders in a program to teach Ojibwe to young children and their parents. Erdrich, whose Ojibwe name is Netaa-niimid, said it happened when her son Patrick Linehan, whose Ojibwe name is Ogimaagaabaw, pointed at a…
Source: Red Lake Nation News

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