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Saving the language: School immerses students by teaching Ojibwe

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Students in the Niigaane Ojibwemowin Immersion School, a K-6 school within the Bug O Nay Ge Shig School on the Leech Lake Reservation near Bena, know what it feels to be movie stars.

They were featured on "First Speakers: Restoring the Ojibwe Language," a documentary by Twin Cities Public Television that was recently honored with a Regional Emmy Award.

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