Herb Nabigon, Biigtigong Elder

Herb Nabigon Shares Some Insights

During the Summer of last year, Herb Nabigon took some time to share with us some encouraging words on the many aspects of the current community-based efforts of the Biigtigong Nishnaabeg to revitalize our Nishnaabe language. We now make this video available for everyone to learn from and appreciate. Miigwech, Herb!

Beginning WaaWaa Immersion

Beginning WaaWaa Immersion

As the Biigtigong Nishnaabeg began producing WaaWaa immersion video, we took a few minutes on Friday, April 15th to find out what all the excitement was about. In this 17-minute video, Debbie Crosson (WaaWaa Immersion Instructor), Esther Michano (WaaWaa Immersion Instructor), Dave Courchene III (Cultural Coordinator), and JoAnne Michano (Band Manager) were all interviewed by […]

After Two-and-a-half Years

Since the release of version 1 of Biigtigong’s online dictionary in September 2015, the Biigtigong Language Project has been organizing and editing the grammar notes which were shared by our Elders during personal interviews over the last two-and-a-half years.   Some of these grammar notes are being published today as ‘verb conjugation charts’. These charts […]

Our Collective Dream

Boozhoo Biigtigong Nishnaabeg and friends! Welcome to biigtigong.com, home of our collective dream to restore and revitalize Biigtigong Nishnaabemwin. A dream that connects us to the accumulated knowledge of our ancestors, our philosophy and worldview, our spirituality, our homelands, and the ways of knowing, all of which make us Biigtigong Nishnaabeg. Our elders say that […]