Category Archives: Neal McLeod

Neal McLeod Day 106: masinâstê-pêyak-ayiwinis / zoot suit

I’m not promising we’ll get all the way to 200, but while we wait for Neal’s new book to come out via University of Regina Press, we can enjoy some of Neal’s newer Cree word studies via Facebook. masinâstê-pêyak-ayiwinis ‘zoot suit’

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Neal McLeod Day 105: kâ-kantakîwi-sâsisoht pâhkahâhkwân / Kentucky Fried Chicken

I’m not promising we’ll get all the way to 200, but while we wait for Neal’s new book to come out via University of Regina Press, we can enjoy some of Neal’s newer Cree word studies via Facebook. kâ-kantakîwi-sâsisoht pâhkahâhkwân ‘Kentucky … Continue reading

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Neal McLeod Day 104: piyêsisiwêpicikê / to tweet

I’m not promising we’ll get all the way to 200, but while we wait for Neal’s new book to come out via University of Regina Press, we can enjoy some of Neal’s newer Cree word studies via Facebook. CREE SLANG WORD … Continue reading

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Neal McLeod Day 102: nakawiyiniwak / Saulteaux

I’m not promising we’ll get all the way to 200, but while we wait for Neal’s new book to come out via University of Regina Press, we can enjoy some of Neal’s newer Cree word studies via Facebook. nakawiyiniwak ‘Saulteaux’

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Neal McLeod Day 101: okihcitawak / providers

I’m not promising we’ll get all the way to 200, but while we wait for Neal’s new book to come out via University of Regina Press, we can enjoy some of Neal’s newer Cree word studies via Facebook. okihcitawak ‘providers’

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100 Days of Cree: Neal McLeod with Arok Wolvengrey

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Bloomfield: Plains Cree Texts Online

Thanks to David MacKinnon for sharing this link to a complete online scanned edition of Leonard Bloomfield’s Classic Plains Cree Texts. Bloomfield’s Plains Cree Texts: was originally published in 1934 as Volume XVI of the American Ethnological Society series, in New … Continue reading

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Christmas wishes from Neal McLeod*

(*Whom I’ve heard Santa sometimes calls âpihtaw-Abba in honour of his Cree-Swedish heritage.) tânisi santî kônat. mitonê kipah-pitikosin. ê-mah-mikoskâtêyihtamihit. kîspin ayiwak ê-pitosipayan, kisôkâwâspinên. minisa piko astêwa nicâhyihk. mahti mîciso ôma. pêyahtik santî kônat, pêyahtik. dear santa claus. you have become very chubby. … Continue reading

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Neal McLeod’s Cree Place Names

The other day, Neal McLeod invited his FaceBook friends to share photos of their home communities, offering to post them along with the community names in Cree. Since I was just lucky enough to attend this year’s Indigenous Mapping Workshop in … Continue reading

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Neal McLeod: Cree Word Study 6.19.2013

Stolen — with thanks — from Neal’s Facebook Feed. Word forms derived from Arok Wolvengrey, nêhiyawêwin: itwêwina. (all mistakes are mine) atim-: stem morpheme (away from something; ahead of something- denotes spatial relationship) Usually when people think of the word, atim, … Continue reading

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