Storyteller: Onagotay

Languages: Anishnaabemowin

About the story: Onagotay remembers his grandfather’s wise words.

Learn more: When a fluent speaker shares their digital story, learners have an opportunity to hear the beauty of the language. There are many dialects and regions that make each speakers’ voice unique. Each digital story that includes Indigenous language provides an opportunity for the audience to practice words and phrases. Listen to the digital stories and practice the words and phrases you hear. The subtitles will help you in your learning. In this activity, we can practice the language using phrases from Onagotay’s story.

Culture and Language Activities

Speaking in your mouth and
through your art

Learn a phrase: Deb joins Onagotay to teach us some Anishnaabe phrases from his digital story. Join in their call and response to practice. Be sure to say the phrases out loud!