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The Anokiiwin Initiative includes providing comprehensive services, information and resources that enable and empower program participants to take active responsibility for their place and purpose in the community.  The Anokiiwin Initiative is a fluid program of mixed services that supports transformation through career exploration decision and job search; career pathway planning, educational attainment that are both western and Anishinaabe, identifying and  their work related strengths, interests, and values and understanding work; preparing community members for finding suitable employment by enhancing their job search skills and capacity to express the relevance of strengths to employers; and fostering relationships with the employer community that hire Tribal citizens, provide members with opportunities to develop professional skill and  integrate academic learning from work.

To learn more and get involved in Anokiiwin Programming, please visit our orientation page:

Are you looking to earn your GED?

In the Bemidji area there are several GED training/testing programs, for more information, please visit:

Bemidji - Northwest Service Cooperative

Bemidji/Red Lake - Oshkiimaajitahdah

Cass Lake/Bena


For additional information about Adult Basic Education programs in Minnesota, please visit

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