Category Archives: Books for Advanced Readers

î-nitotamahk kîsik: Rosanna Deerchild translated by Solomon Ratt

It’s so exciting to learn that the Cree edition of Rosanna Deerchild’s Calling Down the Sky – lovingly translated into th-dialect by the esteemed Solomon Ratt is ready for a launch at Winnipeg’s McNally Robinson on October 29th. Rosanna said early … Continue reading

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#IndigenousReads in Cree: Emma Minde

Thanks to Les Skinner of Edmonton for permission to post his comments in Cree about this beautiful book of Emma Minde’s stories, lovingly prepared by H.C. Wolfart and the late Freda Ahenakew and published by University of Alberta Press in … Continue reading

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“A poor opwâsimow becomes chief” told by sâkêwêw (Adam Sakewew)

PLAINS CREE TEXTS Recorded by Leonard Bloomfield on the Sweetgrass Reserve (Saskatchewan) retranslation by Neal McLeod 12.18.2012 “A poor opwâsimow becomes chief” Told by sâkêwêw (Adam Sakewew) (note 1) [This is the second of the texts that Neal will be posting … Continue reading

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Plains Cree Texts

A nation strong in its ancestral stories, song and languages, can never be assimilated … PLAINS CREE TEXTS recorded and transcribed by Leonard Bloomfield. Transliterated into contemporary Standard Roman Orthography. Newly translated into English by Neal McLeod. Bloomfield’s field research … Continue reading

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“A Great Herd” told by kâ-kîsikâw-pîhtokêw (Coming Day)

PLAINS CREE TEXTS recorded by Leonard Bloomfield on the Sweetgrass Reserve (Saskatchewan) retranslation by Neal McLeod 12.18.2012 “A Great Herd” told by kâ-kîsikâw-pîhtokêw (Coming Day) (Note 1) [This is the first of the texts that Neal will be posting the work … Continue reading

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Cree Tales of Curing and Cursing told by Alice Ahenakew

Chelsea Vowel, whose blog I follow at http://apihtawikosisan.com, commented on Facebook about some recent reading she’s been doing in Cree, and kindly allowed me to include her comments here. The book she’s reading is Freda Ahenakew and H.C. Wolfart’s collection of … Continue reading

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