Category Archives: Books for Language Learners

nicâpân owâskahikan / Câpân’s House

Read along in Cree with Dolores Greyeyes Sand (scroll down on this page to view complete text in Plains Cree and English)  Read along in Cree (with page-turn sound) Read along in English Buy a copy of nicâpân owâskahikan: Individual copies are … Continue reading

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mâmaskâc! Solomon Ratt’s Beginning Cree is out at last!

Sol’s new book mâci-nêhiyawêwin / Beginning Cree is finally out. Congratulations to everyone involved! And – in addition to Sol himself, and the staff at University of Regina Press, and Holly Martin, and Arok Wolvengrey and Jean Okimâsis and others … Continue reading

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Solomon Ratt: mâci-nêhiyawêwin – Ordering information!

Congratulations, Sol, on the leaping another hurdle en route to seeing your book in print. I’m excited to see the George Littlechild cover. This catalog entry from UofR indicates that pre-orders are being taken. Designed as an introduction for Cree … Continue reading

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Meet Cree: A Guide to the Cree Language

This little gem by H.C. Wolfart and Janet F. Carroll has been out of print for far too long, and a third edition is long overdue, so I was very excited to discover a copy today that somebody has scanned for the … Continue reading

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Chapters Seven & Eight Videos – VTA & VTI (Transitive Verbs)

kiya mâka Colours and Clothing  

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Chapter Six Videos – My Relatives

(Repeated from Chapter One)

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Chapter Five Videos – VII (Inanimate Intransitive Verbs)

Times of Day Times of Day 2 Times of Day 3 When it’s Wednesday  

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How to Spell it in Cree – Okimāsis & Wolvengrey

Click to download your own pdf copy of Okimāsis and Wolvengrey’s How to Spell it in Cree. Jean and Arok wrote this textbook to support fluent speakers – and those who wish they were – in developing strong fluency in reading and writing Cree that … Continue reading

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mâci-nêhiyawêwin / Beginner’s Cree Preview: Solomon Ratt (y-dialect)

Preview Textbook and Video Lessons Download a preview copy of Solomon’s new text book “mâci-nêhiyawêwin / Beginner’s Cree” (to be released in Spring 2016), and work along with the accompanying video lessons. Videos for Chapter One: Sound System & SRO Videos for Chapter … Continue reading

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Chapter Four Videos – VAI (Animate Intransitive Verbs)

ahkami-nêhiyawêtân Get up! Get up! (with translation) awa môswa minihkwêw awa môswa waniskâw awa môswa nipâw awa môswa kakwê masinahikêw My Cat môniyâw awa môswa Questions Part One awa môswa Questions Part Two awa môswa Questions Part Three  

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