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Institutions Offering Ojibway and Cree Language Courses

Extension Courses

Athabasca, AB, Athabasca University ("...all courses are available via distance education..."), Introductory Cree
Brimley, MI, Nishnaabek Kinoomaadewin Virtual College ("New classes begin as often as enough students sign-up...")
Mt. Pleasant, MI, CMU's College of Extended Learning ("...a minimum of twelve cohorts...")
Sioux Lookout, ON, Wahsa Distance Education Center, Oji-Cree
Sudbury, ON, Envision, Advanced Ojibwe and Cree, Laurentian University
Thunder Bay, ON, Confederation College (Part-time Studies), Ojibway

Classes In Canada


Athabasca, Athabasca University, Cree
Edmonton, University of Alberta, Advanced Plains Cree
Edmonton, Concordia University College of Alberta, Cree
Edmonton, NorQuest College, Intermediat Cree
Fort McMurray, Keyano College, Plains Cree
Fox Lake, Kayas Cultural College, Woodland Cree
Fox Lake, Jean Baptiste Sewepagaham School (K-12), Cree
Grande Prairie, Grande Prairie Regional College, Cree
Grouard, Northern Lakes College, Cree
Hobbema, Maskwachees Cultural College, Advanced Cree
Lethbridge, University of Lethbridge, Plains Cree

British Columbia

Vancouver, The University of British Columbia, Advanced Algonquin


Brandon, Brandon University, Intermediate Cree, Saulteaux
The Pas, Keewatin Community College (Extension), Cree
Winnipeg, Red River College, Comprehensive Cree, Michif, Ojibwe and Oji-Cree
Winnipeg, University of Manitoba, Intermediate Northern Algonkian Languages
Winnipeg, University Of Winnipeg, Cree, Ojibwe

Northwest Territories

Fort Smith, Aurora College, Advanced Aboriginal (prerequisite knowledge)


Barrie, Georgian College, Ojibway
Frost/Haliburton, Sir Sanford Fleming College, Ojibway
Hamilton, McMaster University, Intermediate Ojibwe
London, University of Western Ontario, Centre for Research and Teaching of Canadian Native Languages
Nepean, Algonquin College, Cree, Ojibway
North Bay, Nipissing University, Cree
Peterborough, Trent University, Advanced Ojibwa/Odawa
Sarnia, Lambton College, Ojibwe
Sault Ste. Marie, Algoma University, BA in Anishinaabemowin
Sault Ste. Marie, Sault College, Ojibwe, (also an immersion program)
Sudbury, Cambrian College, Cree, Ojibwe, (Wabnode Inst.)
Sudbury, University of Sudbury, Intermediate Cree, Advanced Ojibwe
Sutton, Sutton District High School, Ojibwe/Odawa
Timmins, Northern College, Cree (Legal/Medical Interp.)
Toronto, University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies, Intermediate Ojibwe and Private Instruction
Thunder Bay, Confederation College, Ojibwe
Thunder Bay, Lakehead University, Advanced Algonquian (Instructors' Program--Prerequisite Knowledge), Ojibwe, Oji-Cree
Weagamow Lake Sena School, Oji-Cree
Whitefish Bay, Baibombeh Anishinaabe School (K-12)


Regina, University of Regina, BA in Cree, Saulteaux
Regina-Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Indian Federated College, Comprehensive Cree, Saulteaux
Saskatoon, University of Saskatchewan, Cree

Classes In The United States


Berkeley, University of California, Algonquian (variety of focus)


Boulder, University of Colorado, Algonquian Languages, Kickapoo


Brimley, Bay Mills Community College, Comprehensive Ojibwe (Nishnaabemwin Language Inst.)
East Lansing, Michigan State University, Ojibwe
Houghton, Michigan Technological University, Ojibwe
Marquette, Northern Michigan University, Ojibwe/Anishinaabe
Mount Pleasant, Saginaw Chippewa Department of Education (K-12 thru Cont. Ed.), Ojibwe
Mount Pleasant, Central Michigan University, Intermediate Ojibwe
Sault Ste. Marie, Lake Superior State University, Comprehensive Ojibwe/Anishinaabe
Wilson, Nah Tah Wahsh Charter School (K-12), Potowatomi
Grand Traverse, The Odawa Institute, Odawa
Okemos, Nokomis Learing Center, Anishinaabe


Bemidji, Bemidji State University, Advanced Ojibwe
Brainerd, Central Lakes College, Intermediate Ojibwe
Cass Lake, Leech Lake Tribal College, Ojibwe
Duluth, College of St. Scholastica, Comprehensive Ojibwe & Teacher Education
Ely, Vermilion Community College, Ojibwe (Offered Irregularly)
Grand Rapids, Itasca Community College, Ojibwe
International Falls, Rainy River Community College, Ojibwe (Offered Irregularly)
Minneapolis, Augsburg College, Ojibwe
Minneapolis, Minneapolis Community and Technical College, Ojibwe
St. Cloud, St. Cloud State University, Ojibwe
Twin Cities, University of Minnesota, Ojibwe (also credit for present skill)
St. Cloud, Ojibwe Language Preservation Society
Minneapolis, Ojibwemowin Zagaswe'idiwin
    other chapters at Cass Lake, Fond du Lac and Leech Lake

North Dakota

Belcourt, Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College, Chippewa/Cree, Ojibwa


Appleton, Lawrence University, Study of Ojibwe Music
Ashland, Northland College, Advanced Ojibwe
Hayward, Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College, Ojibwemowin
Keshena, College of Menominee Nation, Menominee
Milwaukee, University of Wisconsin, Ojibwe (see also cont. ed.)
Superior, University of Wisconsin, Ojibwa

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