New nêhiyawêwin Classroom Materials from Blue Quills

What a fabulous surprise to receive this treasure in the mail from University nuhelot’įne thaiyots’į nistameyimâkanak Blue Quills and its Cree Language Program Language Resource Developer, Tina Wellman. A tremendous amount of work has gone into creating this collection:

Cree classroom teachers will be especially pleased with the UnBQ Lesson Plan Kit ($40) that includes:

  • Flash cards (photographic, full-colour ~ 5×7″)
  • Memory game cards (that can also be used for “Go Fish”)
  • 2 Lesson Plan books (12 lessons each, including vocabulary, activities and games)
    • wâposo-tâpakwêwin (Rabbit Snaring)
    • pipon mîciwin êkwa pipon mêtawêwina (Winter Food and Winter Games)
  • USB stick loaded with
    • printable/handout material
    • 4 videos that compliment lesson plans and handouts.
  • Be sure to ask about corresponding storybooks, which are sold separately.

A complete set of the twelve newest books can also be purchased as a set for $40.

A complete catalog list (including grade level and pricing) can be found here:

Send your orders (and questions) by email to: Be sure to include your name and address!

(Note: Cree Literacy Network is not involved in sale or distribution of these materials, but sends warm congratulations to all involved in their creation.)

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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