Early Childhood and Dakota Language

Aƞpetu iyohi wówauƞṡida, daḳota wic̣oḣaƞ, waḳaƞyeża canteya yuha mauƞnipi kiƞhaƞ waṡaguƞki’iciyapte

Our compassion, our Dakota ways, and our love for our children,
that’s what keeps us strong. 

Our Mission

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To raise the next generation of Dakota Language Speakers and to promote school readiness by enhancing the social, emotional and cognitive development of the most at risk children.

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Because birth to 5 is the time of developing an identity and a sense of self, it is essential that American Indian Head Start programs give children positive, rich, comprehensive, and affirming educational experiences grounded in the unique culture and language of the children.

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Comprehensive services are provided weekly within the family's own home and embraces the parent-child relationship. Family support and services provide resources, monitor child development and so much more!

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Expectant Families

The Expectant Families Program is a comprehensive program to help eligible pregnant women receive the many services needed for a healthy pregnancy.


Learn the Dakota Language online. Enroll in our online courses today.

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News & Events

Cwoo Picture Day

Picture Day!

September 26, 2023

CWOO Students: 9:00 – 11:00 am CWOO Family Photos: 3:30 -6:30pm Family picture sign up at the Front Desk

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CWOO Families with IFSP or IEP

May 8, 2023

FREE SPECIAL EDUCATION ONLINE COURSE OFFERED FROM FOND DU LAC TRIBAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE Boozhoo, I am writing to let you know that the online course in special education will be offered again at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College […]

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