Iris Nicholas

Iris Nicholas, a member of Tobique First Nation, attended Shubenacadie Residential School from 1955 to 1963. She completed her BEd program at University of New Brunswick and began teaching Wolastoqey language at Mahsos School (Tobique First Nation) in 2004 and retired in 2014. She continues to teach the language informally based on requests from community members. She is also an active member of Tobique’s Elder group.