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Welcome to the Ojibwemowining Resource Center

In 2011, with funding available through Minnesota Indian Affairs Council and Title III, FDLTCC visioned and created the Ojibwemowining Language and Culture Resource Center.  The Ojibwemowining Resource Center allows students, staff, faculty and community members to have a designated space for smaller group work and gatherings, surrounded by the area’s largest collection of contemporary Ojibwe art immersed in a soundscape fertile with the language of the Anishinaabe. Ojibwemowining hosts numerous art, music, language and cultural workshops including moccasin making, drum circles, beadwork and traditional plant knowledge sharing and more! Stop in and check us out!

Daily Phrase

Biboong iko aadizookem (winter is storytelling time)

Our Mission

Ojibwemowining Resource Center’s mission is to empower and engage people to share stories that celebrate our cultures, inspire our communities and honor the Anishinaabe.


    Ojibwe language has been called by many names including Anishinaabemowin, Ojibwe, Ojibway, Ojibwa, Southwestern Chippewa, and Chippewa. It is a Central Algonquian language spoken by the Anishinaabe. It is centered around the Great Lakes homeland of the Ojibwe people. Find resources here.


    Listen to the type of music that’s created in Ojibwemowining Digital Arts Studio or held in the ORC Archives. View a list of the recordings held in the ORC Archives. Those who may be interested in working in the Audio studio can reach ODAS staff at fdltccdas*AT* or fill out an application on this website.


    View Videos made by Ojibwemowining Digital Arts Studio, staff, students or equipment. Find links to more videos on Ojibwemowining YouTube or Vimeo.  Those who may be interested in working on Video projects can reach ODAS staff at fdltccdas*AT* or fill out an application on this website.

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    Winter time is beautiful here in Minnesota. Come learn how to take great photos, beautiful videos or sick beats. Some of our Spring semester events will be January 20th “Deeper Than Rap” musician workshop, Thursday night craft nights, Ojibwe language games, Women’s hand drumming, preparing for AIHEC, FDLTCC LIVE! and others. Let us know how [Read More…]

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    Dagwaagin (Fall) is here! Lots of events on campus, and some pop up spontaneously, so be sure to come to campus, ask questions, read poster boards, talk to fellow students, staff and faculty about what is happening. We are in the process of creating an animation in ODAS. It’s a story about Woodpecker… We are [Read More…]

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    We are happy to be starting the fall semester! Lots of great things happening in the Ojibwemowining Resource Center this semester. If you are interested in helping out with the campus news program, ODAS News, contact JG or Lyz to let them know! ALSO, Save the date September 28 for the 3rd annual Thunder Film [Read More…]

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    It’s Summer! We are in & out, chasing video, music, dreams & butterflies… Best way to reach us is email If you are student or community member wanting to get into the ODAS studio to record or learn about production, contact Lyz or JG.

Other News...
  • Manidoo-giizisoons (It is December)

    Boozhoo gakina awiiyaa (Hello everyone)

    Stop in to the Ojibwemowining Digital Arts Studio and see what beautiful work we can help you do or you can help us do… ODAS News is always looking for student anchors or reporters, camera operators, editors. Come in for just a few minutes or become a regular : ) ODAS News will take a break over Winter Break and start back up January 8. Let us know if you want to jump in and help!


    Finals Week is Dec 12-15! Come on in to the studio over break if you want to record some music or video!

  • If you want help making video or presentations. Contact Lyz or JG in Ojibwemowining Resource Center. We can help you out!