Monique Waaseginiwikwe “Waase” Paulson

Early Childhood Education Instructor

Tribal Affiliation: Gaa-Waabaabiganikaag (White Earth Nation)

Biography: Waaseginiwikwe (Monique Paulson), daughter of Niizhoobines (Raymond) and Audrey Paulson, grand-daughter of Aandegoons (Susanna Bellecourt) and Pat Paulson, is ajijaak clan (crane).  Her home community is Gaawaabaabiganikaag (White Earth).  She has been active in the Ojibwe language and culture revitalization community as an accomplished language learner and teacher for over twenty years.

LLTC Anniversary: 8/15/2022

Degrees: BS Elementary Education, University of Wisconsin, Superior, 2015 M.Ed Education, University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN 2008 BA. History, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN 1997

Research & Experience : Tribal Research Center Virtual Learning Circles: Indigenous Land Based Learning in Early Childhood Settings 2022 Tribal Nations Early Learning Language Summit "Strengthening Tribal Nations through Language Learning". 2019 Gaa-onwaa'injig Ojibwe Immersion Conference "Building Language Capacity and Community Buy-in for a Broader Community-based Ojibwemowin Language Revitalization Movement." 2017


Courses Taught: Speaking Ojibwe I and II