For Scholars

Electronic editions of classic Cree resources: classic dictionaries, grammars and text collections that formed the foundation of the scholarly understanding of Plains Cree.

Bloomfield, Leonard. 1930, 1934.

Sacred Stories of the Sweet Grass Cree. F.A. Acland, Ottawa.

http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/bibliography/5409.html

Plains Cree Texts. American Ethnological Society Publications 16. New York

http://creeliteracy.org/2016/01/07/bloomfield-plains-cree-texts-online/

Howse, Joseph. 1844.

A grammar of the Cree language: with which is combined an analysis of the Chippeway dialect. Rivington, London.

http://archive.org/stream/agrammarcreelan00howsgoog#page/n10/mode/2up

Lacombe, Albert. 1874.

Dictionnaire de la langue des Cris. Beauchemin & Valois. Montréal.

http://archive.org/stream/dictionnairedela01laco#page/n7/mode/2up

Grammaire de la langue des Cris. Beauchemin & Valois. Montréal.

http://archive.org/stream/cihm_30288#page/n5/mode/2up

Watkins, E.A., 1865.

A dictionary of the Cree language as spoken by the Indians of the Hudson’s Bay Company’s Territories. Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. London.

http://archive.org/stream/adictionarycree00watkgoog#page/n3/mode/2up

Wolfart, H. Christoph. 1973.

Plains Cree: a grammatical study. American Philosophical Society Transactions n.s. 63, pt. 5. Philadelphia.

https://csclub.uwaterloo.ca/~rfburger/language/wolfart_-_plains_cree_1973.pdf

Explore many more early dictionaries, word lists and grammars of a variety of Cree languages and dialects at:

http://www.massinahigan.ca/dictionaries.html