We serve communities engaged in the revitalization of Native American languages.
There is no such thing as an ugly language. Today I hear every language as if it were the only one, and when I hear of one that is dying, it overwhelms me as though it were the death of the earth.--Nobel Prize winning author Elias Canetti
The Birchbark House Fund strives to create change in community by supporting and promoting indigenous language revitalization in order to encourage creative fluency in Native American languages by production of original memoir, traditional stories, teachings, and other expressions of culture. We accomplish this work through:
A gift to The Birch Bark House Fund is a gift to The Minneapolis Foundation. Please be certain to direct your donations to the Birch Bark House Fund when donating via the Minneapolis Foundation. Thank you for your support.