Chelsea Vowel: Unsettling Your Language

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Chelsea Vowel talks about being a learner of  Cree in this opening overview of her planned new series of Cree language learning podcasts. She touches something really important I’ve heard from other language teachers as well: the pressure, expectations, and even the shame that learners feel when their language – their birthright – takes work to acquire.

The blog can be found at:

Be sure to click “Follow” to catch all of the coming chapters: she’s promising lots more nêhiyawêwin in future episodes!

hây hây mistahi, Chelsea!

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About Arden Ogg

Arden Ogg is Director of the Cree Literacy Network, launched in 2010 with the goal of creating Cree language literacy materials suitable for use by learners of all ages.
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