Mkwa Gaa-zhi-bi-dkwaanwed

January 21, 2013
Mkwa Gaa-zhi-bi-dkwaanwed
“How Bear Got A Short Tail”
13 min.



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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.

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  1. Lindsay Cadreau says:

    Great website!! :) keep up the awesome work ! much love…

    • Kichi-piitenmigoo gii-bi-gnawaabnjigeyan, Lindsay. Aapji go nmiigwechwendaami zoongde’eshkwayaang miinwaa gii-nbwaach’igooyan jiinaagwa! :) / We appreciate you watching our videos, Lindsay. We’re very grateful for your encouragement and for our visit with you yesterday! :)

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