The Department of American Culture is pleased to serve as the home unit for instruction in the Ojibwe (Anishnaabemowin) language and culture at U-M. Its home on the web is ojibwe.net.
Ojibwe Language Courses
Due to the limited availability of courses, if you are interested in enrolling in the first-year elementary Ojibwe course, AMCULT 222, you must submit an application for admission to the course. Applications are available in the American Culture administrative office at 3700 Haven Hall.
Students interested in learning this endangered language have the opportunity to do so through the sequence of courses listed below. These courses also educate participants in the rich history of the Anishinaabe people.
AMCULT 222: Elementary Ojibwe. For students with little to no experience with the language. Offered in fall semester only.
AMCULT 223: Elementary Ojibwe, continued. Prerequisite: AMCULT 222 with a grade of C- or higher. Offered in winter semester only.
AMCULT 322: Intermediate Ojibwe. Prerequisite: AMCULT 223 with a grade of C- or higher. Offered in fall semester only.
AMCULT 323: Intermediate Ojibwe, continued. Prerequisite: AMCULT 322 with a grade of C- or higher. Successful completion of this course with a grade of C- or higher will satisfy the LSA Language Requirement. Offered in winter semester only.