Category Archives: Darren Okemaysim

Darren Okemaysim is a y-dialect speaker who lives and teaches in Regina

Darren Okemaysim visits Parliament with Robert Falcon Ouellette

  Thank you to Darren Okemaysim for permission to use this photo of himself with Robert Falcon Ouellette (Member of Parliament for Winnipeg Centre) in the Parliamentary Library in Ottawa on 22 March 2018. This photo acknowledges a really proud … Continue reading

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2017 Language Keepers Conference (via Darren Okemaysim)

Email for additional information: conference@sicc.sk.ca (or all the number on the poster!)

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pê-nêhiyawêk with Darren Okimaysim

Not only free language lessons, but free supper included as well! Sure wish I could join in!

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pê-nêhiyawêk: Come Speak Cree with Darren Okemaysim – Class 1 Video

Tonight (Monday, 3 October 2016) is class 2 in File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council’s new weekly Cree lessons with gold star Creecher Darren Okemaysim.  – and you can join in online. Meanwhile, here’s a link to video of the first class, … Continue reading

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pimâtisiwin osâmi-apisâsin…

Rough line-by-line pronunciation guide, provided by Darren Okemaysim: 1. pi.maa.ti.soo.win…oo.saa.mi-u.pi.saa.sin 2. ku-u.ti-wu.nis.kaak…key.ki.sey.paa.yaa… ey-meeh.taa.tu.mun…key.kweye 3. ey.ko.si…saa.gi.hik…ey.go.nik…kwey.usk… kaa-pu.min.skik 4. ey.gwu…key.yaam…ey.go.nik…ey.keye…kaa-mee.yoo-i.too.taas.kik 5. ey.gwu…taa.pwe.wu.gey’h.tu…kaa.key.yoe…oo.chi.toe…ey.pey-is.pu.yik 6. ki.kus.key.taa.yi.ni…weeh.gaatch – oo.ti.nu 7. keys.pin…u.ti-meys.ko.chi.peye.i.gi…ki.pi.maa.ti.soo.win – pu.ki.ti.nu 8. nu.mow.wee.yuk…oo.chi-eye-i.tweyw…ey-wee-weh.chu.sik. 9. ki.taa.soo.tu.maa.go.win…kwey.usk…ku.-u.ti-mee.yoo.peye.ik  

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