When considering enrolling in one of Kenjgewin Teg’s community-based programs, you will also be joining our Anishinabek place of learning.
As a student of Kenjgewin Teg, you will become part of standard organizational practices implemented which have been designed to support both student and staff personal development. Learning within an Anishinabek worldview is integral to Kenjgewin Teg’s philosophy of learning and education. Kenjgewin Teg strives to achieve this goal by adopting standards and processes for students, for educators, for curriculum content and as a place of learning.
Kenjgewin Teg will provide many opportunities throughout the year for learning in language, traditions, and culture, and you will have the opportunity to choose the areas which interest you! As you travel through the successes and challenges of your school year, you will see how we encourage and support all students, in participating, learning and becoming a part of Kenjgewin Teg’s many cultural learning events, activities and experiences. You will be pleasantly surprised how much you will learn about yourself and others!
KTEI Language Support and Commitment
As one of many education and training partners located on Mnidoo Mnising, Kenjgewin Teg is committed to supporting the Anishinabek Language Declaration made by the United Chiefs and Councils of Mnidoo Mnising for students and for employees within our many First Nation organizations. We strive to design and plan programs that will meet the various language learning needs of a diverse learners. For more detailed information about this declaration and intent, please contact the United Chiefs and Councils of Mnidoo Mnising at 705.377.5307
In this declaration,
"The United Chiefs and Councils of Mnidoo Mnising assert the right to revitalize, use, develop and transmit to future generations their histories, languages, oral traditions, philosophies, writing systems and literatures, and to designate and retain their own names for communities, places and persons".
In this declaration, it is further asserted:
"The United Chiefs and Councils of Mnidoo Mnising will take effective measures to ensure that this right is protected, and will ensure that individuals employed in the United Chiefs and Councils of Mnidoo Mnising territory will perform and provide all work and service functions in their ancestral language by 2030".