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Mary Cardinal Collins is a first-language, y-dialect speaker from the Maskwacis area in Alberta

Mary Cardinal Collins and Les Skinner at READ IN Edmonton

  READ IN Edmonton is an event designed to create a greater awareness of the importance of reading. Historically, the event has successfully promoted the school as an important place for the development of lifelong literacy. This year’s READ IN Week kicked off on Monday, … Continue reading

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Mary Cardinal Collins: wâpos-mêyisa, 8 April 2013

tâns âta wîya nitôtêmitik!   kayâs mâna wâpos-tâpakwêwin iskwêw-atoskêwin. nikâwiy mîna kî-itwêw mân ôhi wâpôs-mêyisa ê-maskihkîwahk. Long ago snaring rabbit or hare for food was a woman’s job. Rabbit droppings were considered medicinal; that’s why I’ve chosen this name for … Continue reading

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Mary Cardinal Collins: wâpos-mêyisa, 20 March 2013

tâns âta wîya nitôtêmitik!   kayâs mâna wâpos-tâpakwêwin iskwêw-atoskêwin. nikâwiy mîna kî-itwêw mân ôhi wâpôs-mêyisa ê-maskihkîwahk. Long ago snaring rabbit or hare for food was a woman’s job. Rabbit droppings were considered medicinal; that’s why I’ve chosen this name for … Continue reading

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Mary Cardinal Collins: wâpos-mêyisa, 1 Feb 2013

tâns âta wîya nitôtêmitik!   kayâs mâna wâpos-tâpakwêwin iskwêw-atoskêwin. nikâwiy mîna kî-itwêw mân ôhi wâpôs-mêyisa ê-maskihkîwahk. Long ago snaring rabbit or hare for food was a woman’s job. Rabbit droppings were considered medicinal; that’s why I’ve chosen this name for … Continue reading

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tawâw, Mary Cardinal Collins!

Not long ago, Mary mentioned on Facebook that she’d like to start a blog. I thought maybe this blog could help get her started. I’m thrilled she agreed to give it a try, so now I’ll get out of the … Continue reading

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