Former Holder of Council’s Language Portfolio
Simone is a member of Biigtigong’s Council and previously held 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.
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