Medicine Dog makes the CBC News

Mansil Fiddler at the CBC Regina studio. (Heidi Atter/CBC)

Mansil Fiddler is still hard at work promoting Indigenous language reclamation one song at a time. He recently phoned to tell me about this recent CBC news interview – and remind me to check on updates to his list of Champions (which includes Wayne Jackson’s “Tonight’s the Night” in Cree). Seems to me there’s room for a lot more Cree on his list!

Read the whole CBC article here:

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/sask-man-encouraging-indigenous-people-to-learn-their-languages-with-song-challenge-1.4711226

Search for Medicine Dog on YouTube and hit Subscribe to follow his many adventures sharing Cree. Check “Playlists” to see his latest champions. And don’t be shy: send him an entry!

 

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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