Category Archives: Vocabulary

Halloween Vocabulary from Wayne Goodspirit (y-dialect)

miyo-cîpayi-tipiskâwinisik Happy Halloween Everyone! Thanks to Wayne Goodspirit for sharing this list of Halloween vocabulary last year on Facebook, and to Sol for posing for this special-occasion portrait (as well as recording the vocabulary, divided into three audio files). Apples to … Continue reading

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Powwow Regalia Vocabulary

  Thanks to Solomon Ratt for providing Cree vocabulary (in text and audio) to accompany this set of images gathered by Alan Corbiere for Anishinaabemowin (https://quizlet.com/85421294/pow-wow-regalia-flash-cards/). These are Sols terms to parallel Alan’s – but Sol says he’s from up … Continue reading

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Label your Kitchen!

A great suggestion from Darren Okemaysim (via Facebook) to help develop vocabulary:  

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Neal McLeod Day 106: masinâstê-pêyak-ayiwinis / zoot suit

I’m not promising we’ll get all the way to 200, but while we wait for Neal’s new book to come out via University of Regina Press, we can enjoy some of Neal’s newer Cree word studies via Facebook. masinâstê-pêyak-ayiwinis ‘zoot suit’

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Neal McLeod Day 105: kâ-kantakîwi-sâsisoht pâhkahâhkwân / Kentucky Fried Chicken

I’m not promising we’ll get all the way to 200, but while we wait for Neal’s new book to come out via University of Regina Press, we can enjoy some of Neal’s newer Cree word studies via Facebook. kâ-kantakîwi-sâsisoht pâhkahâhkwân ‘Kentucky … Continue reading

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Neal McLeod Day 104: piyêsisiwêpicikê / to tweet

I’m not promising we’ll get all the way to 200, but while we wait for Neal’s new book to come out via University of Regina Press, we can enjoy some of Neal’s newer Cree word studies via Facebook. CREE SLANG WORD … Continue reading

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Neal McLeod Day 103: mêmêkwêsiwak / the Little People

I’m not promising we’ll get all the way to 200, but while we wait for Neal’s new book to come out via University of Regina Press, we can enjoy some of Neal’s newer Cree word studies via Facebook. mêmêkwêsiwak ‘the Little People’

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Neal McLeod Day 102: nakawiyiniwak / Saulteaux

I’m not promising we’ll get all the way to 200, but while we wait for Neal’s new book to come out via University of Regina Press, we can enjoy some of Neal’s newer Cree word studies via Facebook. nakawiyiniwak ‘Saulteaux’

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Neal McLeod Day 101: okihcitawak / providers

I’m not promising we’ll get all the way to 200, but while we wait for Neal’s new book to come out via University of Regina Press, we can enjoy some of Neal’s newer Cree word studies via Facebook. okihcitawak ‘providers’

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100 Days of Cree: Neal McLeod with Arok Wolvengrey

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