Every Indigenous person will have the opportunity to be fluent in their mother tongue

Indigenous Languages of Manitoba is a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring the strength and survival of our Indigenous Languages.

The journey to revitalizing and promoting Indigenous languages starts with a willingness to learn.

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What we focus on

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Our Services

Since 1985, ILM has remained a key player in the preservation of Indigenous languages and revitalizing the oral histories, promoting the importance of daily language use, and continuing the Traditions and Sacred Teachings of our Elders and Knowledge Keepers

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Lasting Impact

We are committed to maintaining the interconnectedness of culture and language, which have been severely impacted by the Indian Act, Residential Schools, colonialism, and intergenerational trauma. The importance of preserving and promoting these languages is key to strengthening a sense of identity and belonging in everyday life.

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Events

Strengthening the foundational values of our people and ensuring our activities and services fulfill our mandate, respect the traditional teachings of Elders while upholding the promise to build partnerships and connections within the communities.

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550 Dakota Verbs

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Aagindaasowin: Counting 1 to 10 in Ojibwe

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Aaniin Ezhiwebak? What's the Weather Like?

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Abinoojiiwi Nagamonan

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Learn about Indigenous Languages of Manitoba

• formerly known as Aboriginal Languages of Manitoba Inc. was incorporated in 1985 to promote the retention of Manitoba’s Aboriginal Languages. Our History >

• We advocate for the preservation, retention, revitalization, and promotion of all Indigenous Languages of Manitoba.Our Mission >

• ILMB aims to develop, promote, and revive critical Indigenous languages. Indigenous languages and the oral histories held within them are at the root of Indigenous culture.Our Vision >

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