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Welcome to Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig

Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig is committed to the restoration of the original spirit and intent of Chief Shingwauk, who envisioned a teaching wigwam where his people could acquire the necessary educational tools in modern society without comprising the values of our culture and traditions. In co-operation with our partner Algoma University, Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig (SKG) offers the only Anishinaabemowin (Ojibway language) B. A. program in Canada and has begun offering an Anishinaabe Studies B.A. program in autumn, 2018.

Contact us today for more information about attending Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig, and starting your path to the future with us.

Ziigwang Inakamigiziwin: Ojibwe immersion and land-based learning 2019

Ziigwang Inakamigiziwin is a special spring session offering of university courses from Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig/Algoma University at our main campus in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

A two-week Ojibwe language full immersion program (May 12 – May 26)  Language students will be placed at the level appropriate to their knowledge and ability (either introductory or intermediate).  Students will be in class or engaged in activities in the language from 8.30 am until 4.00 pm six days a week.  All professors and helpers will be fluent Anishinaabemowin speakers.  If eligible to study in a university degree program, successful students will earn 3 university credits.

A one-week course, ‘Anishinaabe Architecture on the Land’ (May 6 – May 11) offers a hands-on culture-based experience in ‘teaching lodge’ construction. This course will involve significant outdoor activity.  Students will be fully engaged with the course activities from 8.30 am until 6 pm for the six days of classes.  This course will be offered in English with the use of Anishinaabemowin. If eligible to study in a university degree program, successful students will earn 3 university credits.

Course credits:  All students in these courses who wish to earn a university credit must be eligible to study in a university degree program.   Course credits are normally transferable to other universities.  

Deadline to apply:  Monday April 29


For more information on Ziigwang Inakamigiziwin, please contact:
Director of Student Services, Outreach and Resources
Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig

To register, e-mail regoffice@algomau.ca

All courses are developed and instructed by Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig and offered under the degree programs of Algoma University.