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Advice to Students

Herman and Madeline Wemigwans visited Howard Kimewon and Alphonse Pitawanakwat's classrooms in the University of Michigan's Anishinaabemowin Language program as well as Margaret Noodin's Anishinaabe Literature of the Great Lakes class on November 29, 2011. All of the speakers left behind advice for the UM students. The recordings below are in Anishinabemowin with English translations.

Madeline and Herman Wemigwans with U of M class

Advice from Madeline Wemigwans

Theme: "Keep all mankind in your thoughts as you complete your education."

Advice from Herman Wemigwans

Theme: "Keep on doing what you are doing."

Advice from Howard Kimewon

Theme: "Don't let them change you."

Advice from Alphonse Pitawanakwat

Theme: ""You are in a position to make the world better."

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Wemigwans Visit

Download Madeline's mp3

Download Herman's mp3

Download Howard's mp3

Download Alphonse's mp3

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