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Caring: Solomon Ratt (y-dialect)

nâkatohkêyimâwasowinᓈᑲᑐᐦᑫᔨᒫᐘᓱᐏᐣCaring “A well-spoken sentence in Aturan is a straight line pointing. A well-spoken sentence in Aden is like a spiderweb, each strand with a meaning of its own, a piece of something greater, more complex.” Patrick Rothfuss. Cree is like … Continue reading

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miyo-okâwîmâwi-kîsikanisik: Happy Mother’s Day 2020

kikâwînawak kikî-sâkihikonawak pâmwayês ê-nihtâwikiyahk.ᑭᑳᐑᓇᐘᐠ ᑭᑮ ᓵᑭᐦᐃᑯᓇᐘᐠ ᐹᒷᔦᐢ ᐁ ᓂᐦᑖᐏᑭᔭᕽ᙮Our mothers loved us before we were born. Thanks to Karlee Fellner, celebrating her first Mother’s Day-in-waiting, for allowing us to share this image she painted for her own unborn child. It reminds us … Continue reading

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kîs’kaw (For a Moment): Wayne Jackson (Northern y-dialect)

Thanks to Wayne Jackson for sharing this song, written for the MMIW of Canada in 2009 as part of the CD compilation “Colours of My Life” Visit ReverbNation to find more of Wayne’s recordings. 

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The Middle Sibling: Solomon Ratt (th-dialect; y-dialect)

A practice dialogue for students to describe the makeup of their family.

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Stay home: Learn Cree -29. Simon Bird – Thinking of You

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Stay home: Learn Cree -28. Days of the Week

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Stay home: Learn Cree -27. A simple conversation

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Stay home: Learn Cree – 26. Covid kâhkâkiw

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Stay home: Learn Cree – 25. More Verbs

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Stay home: Learn Cree – 21. A Spring Bike Ride

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