Chris Gordon is the Anishinaabe Language and Culture Coordinator and Instructor at the K - 8 Joseph K. Lumsden Bahweting P.S.A., Sault Ste. Marie, MI. Chris grew up without Anishinaabemowin and had to learn as an adult before eventually becoming a teacher. Chris is in his 19th year of teaching, and he has taught language and culture to all grades, K - 8, at some point during that time. Chris earned a Ph.D in Education from Capella University in 2009; specializing in Curriculum and Instruction with focus on Indigenous Language Adult Immersion Instruction.