Mentorship

Yearning to Learn Ojibwe

By KYLE EDWARDS

DECEMBER 1, 2015 – I am a 22-year-old Anishinaabe from Lake Manitoba First Nation, and my language has eluded me my whole life. I can’t speak it. I never could.

The gravel road beneath my feet has turned to mud. The rain is starting to come down hard. I’ve been driving for six hours, it’s about to get dark, and this is the first time I’ve been to Manitoulin Island. To my left is nothing but dense brush; to my right, I see the flat top of Lake Huron’s North Channel as the dark blue sky fades to black.

Read Full Article: Ojibwe, Yearning. “Yearning To Learn Ojibwe – Macleans.Ca“. Macleans.ca. N. p., 2015. Web. 21 Dec. 2015.

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