Bdote Learning Center

Public School

$735 raised by 11 donors

2% complete

$30,000 Goal

Bdote Learning Center is Dakota and Ojibwe immersion K-8 MN public charter school.

With only a handful of Dakota & Ojibwe 1st language speakers left in Minnesota, Bdote opened its doors in 2014 to help create more speakers of the language. 


Learning is place-based, experiential, and academically rigorous. Students are immersed in rigorous, active, interdisciplinary learning projects, often involving learning outside of school walls. Curriculum content is tied to the geographical surroundings of the school, the local history, landscape, ecology, and Native languages and cultures. The curriculum and program are aligned with MN State standards. Students will graduate fluent in Dakota or Ojibwe and will be academically prepared for post-secondary education. 

 We are fundraising for intersession activities, classroom libraries, and field trips. Your donation will help teachers and staff to create more speakers of the language so that the language does not vanish. 

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Organization name

Bdote Learning Center

NCES ID Number



Arts & Culture Education Children & Family

BIPOC Serving

BIPOC Serving




3216 E. 29th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55406


612 729 9266

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