Beyond the Kinship System: About Family Relationships

Today while families are gathering for Thanksgiving (or at least, to share a good meal of turkey!) seems like a good time to share Doug Cuthand’s May 2016 piece about family ties. Published in the Saskatoon Star Phoenix appeared under the headline, “First Nations’ strong family ties must be respected.” It’s a good read – and a really helpful reflection on how Cree family connections work, and about traditional leadership especially around Little Pine.  Click on the link to read more.

http://thestarphoenix.com/opinion/columnists/0520-edit-cuthand-col

 

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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