Endazhi-Nitaawiging “The Place Where it Grows”

Entrepreneur: Nathaniel Taylor

Founded: 2021

School Type: Public Charter School

Endazhi-Nitaawiging is a public school that launched in Red Lake, Minnesota in Fall 2022. The school intends to serve 150 students at full enrollment across grades K-8.

At the heart of Ojibwe culture is the connection between individuals and Mother Earth. The Red Lake Charter School aims to strengthen the Red Lake Nation by providing our children with an education grounded in Ojibwe values that is academically rigorous and celebrates Indigenous culture. Endazhi-Nitaawiging “The Place Where it Grows” mission is to prepare each student for college with an enhanced knowledge of the Ojibwe language, culture, leadership, and environmental stewardship.