Category Archives: Billy Joe Laboucan

Billy Joe Laboucan is a first-language, Northern y-dialect speaker from Lubicon Lake, Alberta

Billy Joe Laboucan: Cooperation Bush-style

Thanks to Billy Joe Laboucan for letting me share this great little story. Mary Cardinal Collins calls it a great example of “mâmawohkamâtow sakâwiyiniw style” (cooperation, bush-(people)-style). And it would make a great story for kids. (Now, if he’d only record … Continue reading

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Billy Joe Laboucan: Wisahkêcahk Seeks a Bride (y-dialect)

Thanks, Billy Joe, for letting me post this story: Here’s some tobacco for you!

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Horse Pace: Billy Joe Laboucan

Thanks to Billy Joe Laboucan for allowing me to archive this âcimowin and photo about his childhood from his Facebook feed. (Now to get him to do more writing in Cree!) Napees sat listening to the wonderful, almost magical sound made … Continue reading

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