Council Member – Language Portfolio
Simone is a member of Biigtigong’s Council and holds a Language Portfolio position. As an advocate for language, Simone brings strong support for the immersion-based methodology in our goals to create speakers. Simone has an understanding of second-language acquisition and the importance of building upon best world practices and academic research. Simone also has an understanding of the inter-generational impacts our people experience as a result of our people’s history. She is committed to the long-term vision and to building a better Nishnaabe world for our future generations. Simone appreciates the value of living our lives through the lens of our language, through our Nishnaabe worldview.