Nêhiyawêwin (Cree)

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Aboriginal Peoples Television Network

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Aboriginal Peoples Television Network
Description

Official website of APTN, a national TV network in Canada, where programming is dedicated to First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples, including documentaries, news, drama, education and entertainment. Some programs are in Indigenous languages including Cree, Dene and Inuktitut with occasional use of subtitles and French.

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[Algonquian and Iroquoian Linguistics, Memoir 21, 2010]

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Jeff Muehlbauer
The Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 31, no. 2, 2011, pp. 209-210
Description
Book review of: Algonquian and Iroquoian Linguistics, Memoir 21, 2010 exactly as told by Cecilia Masuskapoe, in a critical edition by H.C. Wolfart, Freda Ahenakew.
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Bible Translation Was 25 Years in the Making

Alternate Title
Bible Translation Was Twenty Five Years in the Making
Articles » General
Anglican Journal, vol. 133, no. 9, November 2007, p. 3
Description
Comments on the translation of the New Testament into the Naskapi language, an endeavor that took translators 25 years to complete.
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[Bingo Language Games]

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Manito Ahbee?]
Description

Individual games for teaching Dakota, Cree, Ojibwe, and Oji-Cree.

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Blue Quills First Nations College

Web Sites » Organizations
Description
Website for an Indigenous non-profit educational institution that promotes a sense of pride in Indigenous heritage, traditional knowledge and practices.
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Caring Is the Universal Language

E-Books
Author/Creator
Jody Nyasha Warner
Description

Three stories about bullying prevention, justice and belonging told in English, Cree, Inuktitut, Michif, Mohawk, Oji-Cree, Ojibwe, and Oneida.

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Celebrating Indigenous Languages

Web Sites » Virtual Exhibits
Author/Creator
Google Earth
Description
This interactive Google Earth project is a guided tour that introduces the user to over 80 Indigenous languages from around the globe. At each point on the map the user can view a photo and bio of an Indigenous language speaker from that region and listen to clips of them speaking their language.
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Cree Code Talker

Alternate Title
National Screen Institute Aboriginal Documentary
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Alex Lazarowich
Cowboy Smithx
Cree Code Talkers Ltd.
Description

Short documentary about Charles "Checker" Tomkins, a Métis from Grouard, Alberta, and his service during his attachment to the U.S. Air Force in World War II. 

Duration: 13:31.

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Cree Language Lessons

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Grant Neufeld
Description
Lessons from A Cree Phrase Book, developed for the Indian Metis Project for Careers in Teacher Education (IMPACTE) at Brandon University for use by non-Cree speakers and is based on the dialects of Manitoba.
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[Cree Traditional Cultural Teachings]

Alternate Title
A Sacred Lodge of Learning: First Nations University of Canada
Breaking the Laws
Human Birth
Land Prophecy
Mossbag and Women's Teachings
Our Treaty Relatives
Pipe Laws
Protocol and Smudging
Spiritkeepers
Suicide
The Sound of the Universe and the Creation of Mother Earth
Treaties
Uncle's Four Laws
Wesakechak
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Sylvia McAdam
Description
Series of 15 short videos (approx. 5 min. each) on a variety of topics.
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eCulture

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Leo J. Omani
Description
Website contains links to: information about individual communities, culture, treaty, timeline, video and audio clips, and interviews with Elders. Suitable as a classroom resource.
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Environmental Scan Summary Report

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Kauffman and Associates]
Description
Provides information on substance abuse trends, risk and protective factors, prevention system challenges, reports findings from key informant interview and focus groups and a small sample of substance abuse prevention practices, programs and policies.
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FirstVoices Kids

Alternate Title
First Voices Kids
Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
First Peoples' Cultural Foundation
Description
Access to language archives for pre-readers. Links to words, colouring pictures, phrases, and exploring picture games. Over 30 languages represented.
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Indigenous Words Colouring Pages

Alternate Title
Indigenous Words Coloring Pages
Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
National Arts Centre
Description

Links to pages for Sylix, Salteaux, Anishinabemowin (Algonquin), Cree, and Inuktitut languages, and Every Child Matters.

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Ininímowin Climate Change Glossary

Alternate Title
Climate Change Adaptation Planning Toolkit for Indigenous Communities
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources (CIER)
Description

Discusses the importance of land, changes to medicine and plants; water, ice, and travel; wildlife; and reconnecting with the land. Gives a list Cree words associated with each topic. Forms part of the Climate Change Adaptation Planning Toolkit for Indigenous Communities.

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[Jenny's Story of Healing (Cree Language Version)]

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Culture as Intervention: Sharing How Aboriginal Culture is Part of the Healing Journey from Addictions
[Honoring Our Strengths: Aboriginal Culture as Intervention]
[Honouring Our Strengths: Aboriginal Culture as Intervention]
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
P. Jenny Gardipy
Billy Ermine
Gladys Wapass-Greyeyes
Description
Woman discusses the role culture has played in her recovery from alcohol addiction. Duration: 8:19. Part of project headed by Dr. Colleen Dell, University of Saskatchewan Research Chair in Substance Abuse.
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[Jeopardy Language Games]

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Manito Ahbee?]
Description

Individual games for teaching Dakota, Cree, Ojibwe, Oji-Cree and Dene.

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kimotinâniwiw itwêwina = Stolen Words Written by Melanie Florence; Illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard: Guide to the Plains Cree Edition

E-Books
Author/Creator
Dolores Greyeyes Sand
Arden Ogg
Description

Story about a little Cree girl who helps her grandfather regain his language after he tells her about his experience of residential school, separation from his family and culture and loss of language.

Suitable for use with students aged 9-13 (Grades 4-7) who have completed three or more years of Cree language instruction.

 

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Learning from Our Elders: Language Acquisition

Alternate Title
Gift of Language and Culture Project
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
[Ida Tremblay
Henry Roberts
Daniel Cook
Albert Ross
Isaac McKenzie
Jim Lafleur ... [et al.]]
Description
Elders explain their views on how children learn to speak their language. Duration: 8:00. Cree with English subtitles.
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Learning from Our Elders: Storytelling

Alternate Title
Gift of Language and Culture Project
Media » Film and Video
Description
One Elder discusses role of storytelling in culture; the other explains his storytelling technique. Duration: 3:32 Cree with English subtitles.
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Little Snow White Apisis Kona-Wapiskist

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Toni Cardinal
Jeff Muehlbauer
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 33, no. 2, 2013, pp. 135-147
Description
Story forms part of a series of short, original creative works written in any one of Canada's First languages. Text in Cree.
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Making "nawacahikan" with Daniel Cook [Part 1]

Alternate Title
Gift of Language and Culture Project
Making the "Cup and Pin Game"
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Daniel Cook
Susan Cook
Zack O'Brien
Description
Two part video presentation shows process of making "cup and pin" game from bone, leather, and metal wire. Cree and English. Part 2 Total duration: 18:56.
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Mother of Many Children

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Alanis Obomsawin
Description
Film examines the pressure put on traditional matriarchal societies. Duration: 57:55.
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My Grandmother's Teaching

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Eva Goulet
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 33, no. 1, 2013, p. 239
Description
Presents a short, original creative essay written in Cree.
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nohtāwiy ikwa nikāwiy = My Father and Mother

Alternate Title
[Nursery Family Units (Gift of Language and Culture Project)]
E-Books
Author/Creator
Gift of Language and Culture Project
Description
Virtual nursery level storybook in Woodland Cree with English translation.
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