Category Archives: Audio (th-dialect)

Stay home: Learn Cree – 22. Cree Verbs with Caitlyn

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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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Stay home: Learn Cree – 6. A Prayer to the Four Directions (th, y-dialects)

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Wîsahkêcahk self-medicates for Coronavirus (Solomon Ratt: th-dialect)

[An entirely made-up legend, but – like all legends – it offers an important lesson!] kîtahtawî îsa wîsahkîcâhk kî-wâpahtam mihkwâkanasinahikanihk î-âsôskamâkâniwik ohpanahpinîwin ikwa mihcît athisitiniwa î-nanâtawihisocik nîhithaw-maskihkiya ohci. wîsta papâmi-môsahkinam nîhithaw-maskihkiya, athisk î-tâpwîhtahk kahkithaw nanâtohk kîkway kayâs ohci î-mithwâsinithik. ikwâni … Continue reading

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How we kill our language: Solomon Ratt (th-dialect)

tânihki ôma kipîkiskwîwininaw kâ-ati-wanihtâyahk?wîtha kîthânaw î-itôtâsoyahk:tâhtwâw îkâ kâ-nîhithowîmititoyahk;tahtwâw îkâ kâ-nîhithowîyahk ispî kâ-mâmawinitoyahk;tahtwâw îkâ kâ-nîhithowîyahk ispî kâ-mâmawapiyahk;tahtwâw îkâ kâ-nîhithowîyahk ispî kâ-kiskinwahamâkîyahk;tahtwâw îkâ kâ-nîhithowîyahk ispî kâ-âcathohkîyahk;tahtwâw îkâ kâ-nîhitowîyahk ispî kâ-kâkîsimoyahk;tahtwâw kâ-kitimâkimâyahk oskâya kâ-kakwî-nîhithowît: “kimôniyâwihtâkosin mâna,” î-isi-nanôthacimâyahk.ikosi kitisi-nisowanâcihtânaw kipîkiskwîwininaw: mitoni tâpiskôc î-ati-nisowanâcihisômakahk kipîpiskwîwininaw. … Continue reading

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Trees: Charlie Venne & Solomon Ratt (y- and th-dialects)

In November 2019, Charlie Venne prepared a great teaching presentation featuring the names of trees in Woodland Cree, complete with photos and audio for pronunciation. You can view his post on his First Nation Stories website, at http://firstnationstories.com/?p=3322 Inspired by … Continue reading

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In Solidarity (Solomon Ratt th-dialect)

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Reconciliation: Solomon Ratt (audio)

ka-mînosihtâhk miyo-wícêhtowin isi: mâka kâkikê kitohâskwatikawinaw.  ᑲ ᒦᓄᓯᐦᑖᕽ ᒥᔪ-wíᒉᐦᑐᐏᐣ ᐃᓯ: ᒫᑲ ᑳᑭᑫ ᑭᑐᐦᐋᐢᑿᑎᑲᐏᓇᐤ᙮  Reconciliation toward harmony: but always at the point of a gun. This meme in Cree was inspired by lawyer Bruce McIvor of First People’s Law, and his article … Continue reading

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A joking meme for Groundhog Day (Solomon Ratt: th-dialect)

“You ain’t nothin’ but a groundhog, lyin’ all the time; If you see your shadow, you ain’t no friend of mine!” (to Sol: “Thank you, thank you very much!”  wînask (the more common form for groundhog) is a shortened form … Continue reading

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Solomon ikwâni poko Ratt (th-dialect, audio)

namôtha kîkway kotak niwîhthowin athisk ispî kâ-kî-nihtâwikiyân piyak awa ayamihikimâsis (onâpîma ana iskwîw kâ-kî-pamihiwîwit (Solomon kî-isithihkâsow, ikyako î-kî-okwîmîsiyân) nikî-kiskinawâcihik, tâpiskôc î-kî-sîkahahtawit nîtî wanihikîskanâhk î-kî-itwît “Salamô ikwâni poko Ratt.” ispî tâpwî takî-sîkahahtâkawiyân, nîtî ayamihikamikohk âmaciwîspimowinihk, ayamihikimâw namwâc kî-ohci-pakitinam kotak wîhthowin kita-mîthikawiwak … Continue reading

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