This program focuses on Anishinaabe language sounds by introducing learners to animals and their traditional teachings. Makwa is one of our helpers and they think it is important for you to be healthy and proud of where you are from.
Makwa Resource Guide
This resource guide provides ideas for activities, games, songs, and lessons when teaching about Makwa with your learners. There are also cues and questions for instructors to use in Anishinaabemowin.
Makwa O’dibaajimo Mazina’igan is reflective of the traditional teachings of Makwa provided to us by fluent speakers and elders. You can download and print your own copy, or view it with your PDF viewer.
You can watch and listen to Makwa O’dibaajimo Mazina’igan read by Niigaanibines Don Jones. Follow along, repeat after Niigaanibines, and enjoy listening to the story.
This version of Makwa O’dibaajimo Mazina’igan can be printed on large cardstock and mounted for a Story Walk event. Each page has a QR Code which can be scanned using a smart device and you will hear Niigaanibines Don Jones read the page to you.