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mâci-nêhiyawêwin / Beginner’s Cree Preview: Solomon Ratt (y-dialect)

Preview Textbook and Video Lessons Download a preview copy of Solomon’s new text book “mâci-nêhiyawêwin / Beginner’s Cree” (to be released in Spring 2016), and work along with the accompanying video lessons. Videos for Chapter One: Sound System & SRO Videos for Chapter … Continue reading

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Chapter Four Videos – VAI (Animate Intransitive Verbs)

ahkami-nêhiyawêtân Get up! Get up! (with translation) awa môswa minihkwêw awa môswa waniskâw awa môswa nipâw awa môswa kakwê masinahikêw My Cat môniyâw awa môswa Questions Part One awa môswa Questions Part Two awa môswa Questions Part Three  

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Chapter Three Videos – Prepositions, Locatives, Demonstratives

awa/ôma Interrogative Pronouns  

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Chapter Two Videos – Nouns

How Animacy Works Animacy and Food Part One Animacy and Food Part Two  

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Chapter One Videos – Sound System, SRO & Syllabics

SRO Consonants Pronouncing Syllabics Introductions My Relatives

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New Pocket Phrasebook for Oji-Cree, just in time for Christmas

Congratulations to Pat Ningewance Nadeau for launching the fourth (fourth!) pocket phrasebook in her series from Mazinaate Press, and congratulations to Jerry Sawanas of Sandy Lake, Ontario for his role in bringing the concept to Oji-Cree. Listening to Jerry in … Continue reading

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A Special Preview of Solomon Ratt’s “Beginner’s Cree”

August 2016 Update: Sol’s book is out at last. Click here for ordering instructions from Amazon, and from University of Regina Press. ====================== Solomon Ratt has generously given me permission to share this draft of his newly completed Cree textbook, … Continue reading

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