ninaatig looks into the distance pondering Anishinaabemowin

Ninaatig Staats Pangowish

I am committed to the revitalization of Anishinaabemowin in my own home and by helping others achieve their goal of speaking Anishinaabemowin. 

  • PhD, Faculty of Education – Present 
    York Univeristy
  • Immersion Instructor Training for Anishinaabemowin Speakers – 2023
    Barbara Nolan & Anishinaabemowin Boodawe Committee
  • Master of Education – 2022
    York University
  • Bachelor of Education – 2018
    Nipissing University
  • Anishinaabemowin Immersion Certificate – 2016 
    Kenjgewin Teg 
  • Bachelor of Arts – 2015
    McMaster Univeristy 
  • University of Toronto 
    2021 – Present
    Associate Professor
  • Ninaatigoons Learning 
    2019 – Present 
    Director 
  • Native Canadian Centre of Toronto 
    2017 – Present 
    Anishinaabemowin Instructor 
  • Nipissing University
    2022 
    Sessional Instructor
  • Toronto District School Board 
    2018 – 2023 
    Anishinaabemowin Teacher K – 4 
  •  Anishinaabemowin Teg – 2016, 2021, 2022
    2022 – Keynote
    2021 – The 3 Ms of my learning
    2016 – Zhichigewinan 
  • Eshki-nishnaabemjig – 2020
    A, B, C Form (https://youtu.be/k-DMd6wcEJY) 
  • Wiikwemkoong Heritage Language Symposium – 2019, 2021
    2021 – Immersion Online 
    2019 – Keynote; Immersion in the classroom
  • Montréal Langfest  – 2019
    2019 – Anishinaabemowin
  • Ontario College of Teachers
  • First Nation, Métis & Inuit Eduation Association of Ontario 
  • Ontario Modern Language Teachers’ Association 
  • Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers 
  • L’Association Canadienne des Professionnels de l’Immersion

Books

A sample of books available

Songs I’ve translated

Music

Geget Gizaagi'in
Mii Gaa-ni-gikendamaanh
Ji-ginoonaambaa
Maanda Gaa-miizhid