Barbara Nolan miinwaa Keith Secola
“Barbara Nolan and Keith Secola”
2 min.

Barbara Nolan (and her ‘Frybread Sisters’ – Shirley Williams and Martina Osawamick) performing with Keith Secola at the Kewadin Casino in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan on July 6, 2013.

Miigwech, Keith!

By 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,, is one part of their continuing efforts to help other Nishnaabe people acquire the language.