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Ojibwe Language Resources

Event Calendar


Recurring Events

Moccasin Game

The AIRC sponsors a regular meeting every Thusday from 6pm to 9pm, for those interested in learning about and participating in the traditional Ojibwe moccasin game. Open to people of all ages.

Language Tables

The AIRC and its staff and students support area Ojibwe language tables. The American Indian Resorce Center hosts an Ojibwe Language Table every Wednesday 6pm to 8 pm and is student run. All levels of language learners are welcome and the each language table is catered to the guest that come. Red Lake Nation College runs an Ojibwe language table every Thursday at 6:00pm in Red Lake, Minnesota. The American Indian OIC runs one every Wednesday at 6:00pm in Bemidji, Minnesota.

American Indian Summits

The AIRC sponsors two American Indian Summits each year – spring & fall semesters. Past summits have included:

  • "American Indian Entrepreneur Summit"
  • “Indian Education: Yesterday & Today” - selected in celebration of BSU's 90th birthday (1919-2009) and the BSU Indian Studies Departments 40th birthday(1969-2009)
  • “Historical Trauma and the American Indian Experience” 

Council of Indian Students Annual Pow Wow

Each spring the CIS hold a traditional pow wow at John Glas Fieldhouse. 2010 marked it' 37th year and  featured hand drum exhibitions, drumming and traditional dancing. Pow wows are free and open to public. 


Dr. Anton Treuer, Professor of Ojibwe