Anishinaabe Bizindamoo Makak

Series produced by WTIP

Caption: Erik Redix
Erik Redix 

Welcome to Anishinaabe Radio! The host is Erik Redix, Ojibwe Language Director at Oshki Ogimaag in Grand Portage. A bilingual approach to storytelling, the show features Ojibwe first speakers telling stories in English and Ojibwemowin—the Ojibwe Language.

Welcome to Anishinaabe Radio! The host is Erik Redix, Ojibwe Language Director at Oshki Ogimaag in Grand Portage. A bilingual approach to storytelling, the show features Ojibwe first speakers telling stories in English and Ojibwemowin—the Ojibwe Language.

Anishinaabe Bizindamoo Makak is a partnership between the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe and WTIP Community Radio. The series is funded in part by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


11 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: Photo of Karen Drift with Red Willow, from video by Erik Redix.
We continue the conversation with Karen Drift, elder from Nett Lake and life-long Ojibwe language teacher and learner. In this episode she explains...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2022
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Photo of Karen Drift with Red Willow, from video by Erik Redix.
In Episode 10, Erik Redix speaks with Nett Lake elder Karen Drift, who shares late-winter Naniboujou stories about how birds chose their colors lon...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2022
  • Length: 26:56
Caption: Erik Redix
In Episode 9 of Anishinaabe Bizindamoo Makak, Dr. Gordon Jourdain talks with Erik about preparing for the arrival of a new baby and the cultural si...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2022
  • Length: 27:50
Caption: Erik Redix
In Episode 8 of Anishinaabe Bizindamoo Makak Maajigwaneyaash–Dr. Gordon Jourdain explores the Ojibwe words for colors, remembers winter at Lac la C...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2022
  • Length: 28:59
Caption: Erik Redix
In Episode 7, Dr. Gordon Jourdain speaks about his new role at the Waadookodaading Ojibwe Language Immersion School at Lac Courte Oreilles, and abo...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2022
  • Length: 27:50
Caption: Erik Redix
Anishinaabe Bizindamoo Makak is a bilingual program that features Ojibwe first speakers telling stories in Ojibwemowin and English. In Episode 6, D...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Erik Redix
In Episode 5 of Anishinaabe Bizindamoo Makak, host Erik Redix speaks with Dr. Gordon Jourdain about community differences and similarities and the ...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2022
  • Length: 29:15
Caption: Erik Redix
Host Erik Redix continues his conversation with Cook County School Ojibwe Language teacher Martina Wigwas, who is from Gull Bay First Nations, Onta...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2022
  • Length: 27:00
Caption: Erik Redix
Host Erik Redix talks with Cook County Schools Ojibwe Language teacher Martina Wigwas, who is from Gull Bay First Nations, Ontario.

  • Added: Sep 29, 2021
  • Length: 27:37
Caption: Erik Redix
In Episode 2, Erik Redix continues his conversation with Maajiigwaneyaash--Dr. Gordon Jourdain.

  • Added: Sep 29, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Erik Redix
In this inaugural episode, Fond du Lac Language Specialist Dr. Gordon Jourdain tells the story of "Anishinaabe Bizindamoo Makak," and the importanc...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2021
  • Length: 28:56