Seeing more Cree in Oskana

CTV News Regina included Solomon Ratt’s mad syllabic skills in its recent piece about Regina street signs. Go Sol!

Regina itself had a perfectly good Cree name to start with: oskana kâ-asastêki Pile of Bones. And the Cree word oskana is well known around Regina as Wascana.

While we’re at it, renaming Dewdney Avenue – named for one of Sir John A’s enforcers in using famine to force First Nations compliance – is something we should all get behind.

http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/linguist-calls-for-cree-language-on-regina-street-signs-1.3267683?autoPlay=false

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