Category Archives: Printable

“Printable” posts are pdfs of posters, calendars and other items that you’re welcome to download and print for yourself.

Looking ahead to 2018: Solomon Ratt’s New Calendar

The never-idle Solomon Ratt has just sent his 2018 calendar: 2018Calendar Please feel free to download and even have the pdf printed for your personal or classroom use with Sol’s best wishes and those of the Cree Literacy Network. For … Continue reading

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akihtâsona – Numbers Poster

A gorgeous printable resource from typographer Robin Mitchell Cranfield – with thanks for permission to share it! From Robin’s own blog: This printable poster (use button at bottom of post to download) displays numbers 1 – 10 in Cree, in … Continue reading

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Standing with Standing Rock: Water is Life (y-dialect, audio)

Thanks to Isaac Murdoch for permission to use his image, and to Sol for translation. nikanawâpahkân. I am watching. ôta nitayân. I am here. nititisahên mawimoscikêwin. I send my prayers. niwîci-sôhkâpawimâwak Standing Rock; nipiy pimâtisiwiniwiw! I stand firm with Standing … Continue reading

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Solomon Ratt: My Life

Click here to download 11×17 pdf poster for printing.  

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Solomon Ratt: nêhiyawêmototawin

nêhiyawêmototawin; nêhiyaw-ayisiyiniw niya, ninohtê-nêhiyawi-pîkiskwân. kiskinwahamawin: nêhiyawîhcikêwin mîna nêhiyawisistâwin, ninohtê-nêhiyawâtisin.

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In Honour of the TRC Report: ahkamêyimok! (y-dialect)

With thanks to Solomon Ratt – and his ability to thrive against all odds – for helping express these thoughts in Cree: kimâmiyonêyimitinân mîna kimawimôstamâtinân kahkiyaw iyiniwak ohpimê wîkiwâhk ohci kâ-kî-nitawi-kiskinwahamâkosicik; ka-miyo-tôtâkosiyêk mîna ka-sôhkisiyêk. mistahi pê-âyiman kâ-mâmawi-kitimahikawêyêk mâka mîna kisôhkisinâwâw kiyâpic âtiht … Continue reading

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tāpitaw ta-kī-kakwē-miyo-kwayaskohtēyan / Walk in Balance and Beauty (y-dialect)

Gorgeous collaboration of photo and audio from Solomon Ratt, translation into Cree by Arok Wolvengrey, and expert vocabulary provided by Jean Okimāsis.

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Solomon Ratt, 2013: “On the Threshold of a Dream” (y-dialect)

Click the player to listen and read along with Solomon. Click the link at the bottom of the page to download the sound file. Please email me at creeliteracy<at>gmail.com if you’d like a higher resolution copy of this image for … Continue reading

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Solomon Ratt: There is Harmony Again (y-dialect)

miyo-wîcêhtowin kihtwâm ispayin; miyo-wîcêhtowin nimiskamâson; miyo-wîcêhtowin ispayin ôtê-nîkân; miyo-wîcêhtowin ispayin ôtê-otâhk; miyo-wîcêhtowin ispayin ôtê-atâmihk; miyo-wîcêhtowin ispayin ôtê-ispimihk; miyo-wîcêhtowin niwâsakâmiskâkon; miyo-wîcêhtowin kihtwâm ispayin. ᒥᔪ ᐑᒉᐦᑐᐏᐣ ᑭᐦᑤᒼ ᐃᐢᐸᔨᐣ; ᒥᔪ ᐑᒉᐦᑐᐏᐣ ᓂᒥᐢᑲᒫᓱᐣ; ᒥᔪ ᐑᒉᐦᑐᐏᐣ ᐃᐢᐸᔨᐣ ᐆᑌ ᓃᑳᐣ; ᒥᔪ ᐑᒉᐦᑐᐏᐣ ᐃᐢᐸᔨᐣ ᐆᑌ ᐅᑖᕽ; ᒥᔪ ᐑᒉᐦᑐᐏᐣ ᐃᐢᐸᔨᐣ ᐆᑌ ᐊᑖᒥᕽ; ᒥᔪ ᐑᒉᐦᑐᐏᐣ ᐃᐢᐸᔨᐣ ᐆᑌ ᐃᐢᐱᒥᕽ; ᒥᔪ ᐑᒉᐦᑐᐏᐣ … Continue reading

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miyo-ocêhtowi-kîsikanisik: A New Year’s wish from Darren Okemaysim

  êkos ôma kâ-wî-kîsi-askîwik kipakosêyihtamâtinâwâw miyo-pimâtisiwin mîna miyo-waskawîwin ka-otihtikoyêk kâhkiyaw – miyo-ocêhtowi-kîsikanisik – sâkihik kâhkiyaw kiwahkômâkanak [ey-ko..soe.mu…kaa-wee-kee.si-us.key.wik…ki.pu.go.sey.tu.maa.ti.naa.wow….mee.yoo-pi.maa.ti.soo.win…mee.nu…mee.yoo-wus.ku.wee.win…ku-o.tee.ti.go.yeyk..- mee.yoo-oo.chey.to.wi-gee.si.gun.sik…- saa.gi.hik…kaa.key.yoe…ki.waah.koe.maa.gu.nuk] As the years come to an end, I wish that good life and good health in all that comes your  way … Continue reading

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