Solomon Goes Shopping: y-dialect

This video from Solomon Ratt offers a lot more lessons in language and “shopping culture” than you might expect, and leaves you with unexpected feels. While you’re learning vocabulary and pronunciation, take a moment to acknowledge the parts that *should not* be normal for shopping while Cree!

  • shopping carts,
  • clothing words,
  • colours,
  • choosing purchases,
  • store detectives,
  • being targeted for surveillance
  • resisting racist retail management

The video below has a white background: Scroll way down to find the video launcher to listen and read along!

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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