Listuguj-born Joe Wilmot comes from a long family history of interests with the Mi’gmaq language. By trade a construction worker, Joe, a fluent Mi’gmaq speaker, was hired as a Mi’gmaq language teacher in 2000 at the Listuguj Education Directorate. He has been working with the language ever since. Projects he has contributed to include the Mi’gmaq Online Dictionary, Mi’gmaq CAN 8, and the Language Focus Group. When Joe finds spare time he enjoys canoeing, playing music, and camping.