Author Archive for Barbara Nolan

Barbara Nolan is a first-speaker of Nishnaabemwin who has spent several decades working with a variety of organizations to revitalize the Nishnaabe language. Most recently, her dream of passing her language on has come true: Barbara has successfully passed her language on to John Paul Montano. This website, barbaranolan.com, is one part of their continuing efforts to help other Nishnaabe people acquire the language.

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Baapaasenh Gaa-bi-njibaad

January 28, 20130 Comments

Nishnaabe-language immersion by Barbara Nolan: Where Woodpecker Came From. (14 min.)

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Mkwa Gaa-zhi-bi-dkwaanwed

January 21, 20132 Comments

Nishnaabe-language immersion by Barbara Nolan: How Bear Got A Short Tail. (13 min.)

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Mshkode-bzhiki Enji-pkwaanig Wbikwan

January 14, 20130 Comments

Nishnaabe-language immersion by Barbara Nolan: Why Buffalo’s Back is Rounded. (20 min.)

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Bneshiinsag Gaa-zhi-debnamwaad Wmiigwnimwaan

January 7, 20130 Comments

Nishnaabe-language immersion by Barbara Nolan: How Birds Got Their Feathers. (24 min.)

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