Category Archives: Cree Cultural Literacy

Real Cree Literacy includes much more than language. Posts in this category teach about history, culture, Indigenous Knowledge (science), community, identity and rights.

Cree Dictionary of Mathematical Terms – Free Download

Sincere thanks to Arzu Sardarli who has given us permission on behalf of his team to share their award-winning Cree Dictionary of Mathematical Terms for Elementary School as a free downloadable PDF. This first-of-its-kind mathematical dictionary is especially valuable to … Continue reading

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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 – 20. Question Words

Posted in Audio (y-dialect), Cree Cultural Literacy, Language Lessons, Songs in Cree, Stay Home: Learn Cree, Video, Wayne (Goodspirit) Jackson | 1 Comment

Stay home: Learn Cree – 18. Wayne Jackson: Syllabics Song

If you’re ready to learn more about Cree syllabics and how they compare with SRO spelling, here’s a link to a recent blog post from the Government of Canada’s “Our Languages” blog. (You might recognize the names of its authors!) … Continue reading

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Stay home: Learn Cree – 17. Dolores Greyeyes Sand, Classics in Cree

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Stay home: Learn Cree – 19. Social Distancing

(About Sol’s shirt: https://creeliteracy.org/2020/03/17/awas-go-away-most-dialects/)

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Stay home: Learn Cree – 14. A little prayer (y- and th-dialects)

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Stay home: Learn Cree – 13. Daily Activities

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Stay home: Learn Cree – 11. About Smudging

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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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