Author Archives: Arden Ogg

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.

Stay home: Learn Cree – 11. About Smudging

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Stay home: Learn Cree – 10. Numbers

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Stay home: Learn Cree – 9. A story about social isolation

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Stay home: Learn Cree – 8. Sing with Art Napoleon

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Covid-19 Info in Cree and English from Simon Bird (th-dialect)

Thanks to Simon Bird (#creesimonsays) for preparing this video aimed at fluent speakers, but including good English content as well. As a former chief, Simon has direct information from Lac La Ronge Indian Band (LLRIB) emergency response team. As a … Continue reading

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Stay home: Learn Cree – 7. Kinship Terms

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Stay home: Learn Cree – 6. A Prayer to the Four Directions (th, y-dialects)

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Wîsahkêcahk self-medicates for Coronavirus (Solomon Ratt: th-dialect)

[An entirely made-up legend, but – like all legends – it offers an important lesson!] kîtahtawî îsa wîsahkîcâhk kî-wâpahtam mihkwâkanasinahikanihk î-âsôskamâkâniwik ohpanahpinîwin ikwa mihcît athisitiniwa î-nanâtawihisocik nîhithaw-maskihkiya ohci. wîsta papâmi-môsahkinam nîhithaw-maskihkiya, athisk î-tâpwîhtahk kahkithaw nanâtohk kîkway kayâs ohci î-mithwâsinithik. ikwâni … Continue reading

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Stay home: Learn Cree – 5. Dorothy Thunder Introduces herself

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Stay home: Learn Cree – 4. Essential Phrases at Home

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