Kimberly McWatch

Kimberly McWatch (Phrase Page Author)

Kim is leading an initiative to bring Biigtigong Nishnaabemwin into our office spaces and foster a greater appreciation and love for our language. She is part of a growing team who wants to make contributions to bringing our language back to the center of our world. Kim has embraced her apprehensions about trying to speak memorized phrases as a non-speaker and has taken on the challenge.

As a mother, Kim wants to ensure her children grow up to be proud Nishnaabeg whose identities and connections with the world are grounded in our Nishnaabe culture. Kim appreciates the concept of teamwork and believes everyone has something meaningful to contribute. She is proud to make the contributions of her phrase pages to our collective effort as a community to create Biigtigong Nishnaabemwin speakers.