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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Zhngwaakoons

October 23, 20120 Comments

Zhngwaakoons
“Zhngwaakoons”
29 min.

After retiring from his job as a computer repair person in a big city, Zhngwaakoons moves to a small, quiet town where he buys a house. He’s enjoying the quiet and peacefulness of the sleepy little town in which he now lives. Quiet, that is, until four young students from the local elementary school begin making all kinds of noise each day on their walk to and from school…

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Waabooz miinwaa Jijaak

October 15, 20120 Comments

Nishnaabe-language immersion by Barbara Nolan: Rabbit and Crane. (26 min.)

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Baaghaakwenkaazo Mgizi

October 8, 20120 Comments

Nishnaabe-language immersion by Barbara Nolan: Eagle Behaves As a Chicken. (15 min.)

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Waabganoojiins Mgizi Gaa-bi-aawid

October 2, 20120 Comments

Nishnaabe-language immersion by Barbara Nolan: Mouse Who Became Eagle. (24 min.)

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