Lesson Plan: Translating Research on Mercury into Ojibwe
In this lesson plan, we take you through how we took a video about the impact of mercury on fresh water in English and transformed it into Ojibwe (below)—all with the goal of empowering Ojibwe-speaking people to better understand the threats to their freshwater supplies and to take action.
This lesson plan includes a full transcript of the video and then breaks down the sentences, explores the grammar, and explains how we created new words. The end of the video includes suggested learning activities.
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