Category Archives: Books for Kids

Naskapi Stories and Legends

A beautiful new piece of work from the northeastern stretch of the Cree dialect continuum made its way to print earlier this year. It’s difficult to describe how much work – and love – goes into a project like this. Heartfelt congratulations … Continue reading

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Honouring the Buffalo

Three websites with comments and previews of this new book from Judith Silverthorne, with Plains Cree translation by Randy Morin, and Cree-language editing provided by Arok Wolvengrey and Jean Okimâsis. Congratulations to all involved. Every new book in Cree is … Continue reading

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The Moon Speaks Cree

From Larry Loyie: My new book The Moon Speaks Cree, A Winter Adventure, came in today, a three-year journey to opening the boxes from Theytus Books. I’m so happy that what I dreamed of writing about is now in book … Continue reading

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Spreading the words: Little Cree Books

Caylie Gnyra keeps helping spread the words at Pecha Kucha Edmonton, 7 March 2013. You can view her seven minute, 20 slide presentation explaining her project and giving a quick Cree language overview by clicking the Youtube link below:

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Little Cree Books: Resources for early Cree readers

Congratulations to all of our friends at the University of Alberta who are responsible for putting together this lovely little website to distribute their first two Cree language e-books for children. Here’s hoping that lots more follow! http://littlecreebooks.com

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Out of Print Children’s Books in SRO

With so few good Cree language materials currently available for children, it is really a shame that so many of these titles are currently out of print. One pressing task for the Cree Literacy Network is to help facilitate the … Continue reading

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Pocket Ojibwe for Kids and Parents

Congratulations to Pat Ningewance, Trevor Greyeyes and Maeengan Linklater on the completion of yet another really useful little book for Ojibwe. Now, who’s going to take on the Cree edition?! To order, visit Pat’s website (http://www.patningewance.ca, and print out the … Continue reading

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