As featured on a recent Prairie Home Companion, the Bemidji State University Indian Studies program is one of the few places in the country where American university students can major in Native American studies. As outlined in the link here, the specialize in the language and culture of several tribes local to the University, including Ojibwe, Dakota (Sioux), Menominee, Pottowatomie, Sac and Fox, Winnebago, Ottawa, and Oneida. It is headed by Dr. Benjamin V. Burgess at the American Indian Resource Center at the University. What a great resource for those who are interested in Native American langauges!
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