Charlie Venne: Cree Verbs with Caitlyn (th-dialect, video)

Charlie Venne, who manages the website for Gift of Language and Culture published this video on Youtube in October 2010. It’s a beauty, and young Miss Caitlyn has genuine star power. In the video, Charlie teaches seven verbs (in th-dialect) that Caitlyn (very actively!) demonstrates.
(Charlie has lots more to offer on his his own YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoNJhP-OhpTxvbSSDdhCryg

Here are the seven verbs in y-dialect, written in SRO. Click on the link to see each verb in the itwêwina online dictionary, where you can see each verb in all its (y-dialect) forms (a complete paradigm).

th-dialect (as in video)y-dialect (SRO)English
pimohtîpimohtêwwalk
pimikoskawipimipahtâwrun
iskwatawêiskwâhtawîw climb up
pimosinîpimosinêwthrow
nicahtawênîhtâhtawîwclimb down
sôskwaciwêwsôskopayiwslide
nîmihitonîmihitowdance

About Arden Ogg

Arden Ogg is Director of the Cree Literacy Network, launched in 2010 with the goal of creating Cree language literacy materials suitable for use by learners of all ages.

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