Nicole M. Augustine, MSW (she/her)

Wampum Keeper: One who protects Indigenous Knowledges and can interpret the history through the creation of new alliances, kinships, and relationships in the form of policies, programs, and projects that will sustain future generations.

English, Mi’kmaq (Intermediate) Wolastoqiyik (Beginner)
Fredericton, NB

Kwe’! My is Nicole Augustine, I am a Mi’kmaq woman from the Elsipogtog First Nation. I currently reside along the Wolastoq River in the unseeded and unsurrendered territory of the Wolastoqiyik people. I received a Bachelor of Arts in Native Studies and Criminology from St. Thomas University, a Bachelor of Social Work in the Indigenous Field of Study also from St. Thomas and hold a Master of Social Work in the Indigenous Field of Study from Wilfrid Laurier and a graduate diploma in Indigenous Policy and Administration from Carleton University.

When working with clients I offer a "different way of thinking" to addressing the political, social, economic, and cultural impacts of colonization. Advocating for social justice through the decolonization and resurgence of Mi'kmaq culture and values and Indigenous ways of knowing, being, and doing.

Services offered:

  • Indigenous Research Methodologies
  • Community Engagements
  • Evaluation/Program Development
  • Reconciliation through relationship building with political, personal, social, and spiritual connections.