Nēhiyawēwin (Cree)

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ah-ayitaw isi e-ki-kiskeyihtahkik maskihkiy They Knew Both Sides of Medicine: Cree Tales of Curing and Cursing Told by Alice Ahenakew

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Rosalyn Ing
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 25, no. 1, Sharing Aboriginal Knowledge and Aboriginal Ways of Knowing, 2001, pp. 86-88
Description
Book review of: ah-ayitaw isi e-ki-kikeyihtahkik maskihkiy They Knew Both Sides of Medicine Cree Tales of Curing and Cursing, Told by Alice Ahenakew edited and translated by H.C. Wolfart and Freda Ahenakew.
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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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Birch Bark Talking: A Resumé of the Life and Work of the Rev. James Evans

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
James Evans Centenary Committee
Description

Booklet on the life of Rev. James Evans, a Wesleyan / Methodist missionary who initially translated Bible passages and psalms into Ojibway, and later created writing systems for several Aboriginal languages, including Ojibwe, Cree, and indirectly Inuktitut.

 

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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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Citizen of the Year: An Inspiration To All

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Lorie-Ann LaRocque
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 21, no. 3, May 1992, p. 1
Description
Freda Ahenakew of the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation named Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations' Citizen of the Year.
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Code Switching and Language Leveling: Use of Multiple Codes in a Severn Ojibwe Community

Alternate Title
Code Switching and Language Leveling: Use of Multiple Codes in a Severn Ojibwa Community
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lisa Philips Valentine
International Journal of American Linguistics, vol. 60, no. 4, October 1994, pp. 315-341
Description
Discussion of alternation between two or more languages, or dialects, in a single conversation.
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Constructing Presence in Plains Cree

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Clare Cook
Jeff Mühlbauer
Description
Case study of the relation between forms and discourse with question, "How does Plains Cree code the speaker's relation to an event?"
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Court Affirms Education Rights

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Joan Taillon
Windspeaker, vol. 19, no. 6, October 2001, p. 11
Description

Examines the decision by the Court of Appeal regarding the violation of Cree rights by the Canadian and Quebec governments.

Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll to p.11.

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Cree Code Talkers

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Gavin Bergeron
Description

Suitable for Grades 4 and 5.

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Cree Creation Story

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Norm Wesley
Description
Story told by a member of Moose Cree First Nation. Duration: 8:20.
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Cree Decision Making Concerning Language: A Case Study

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Barbara Burnaby
Marguerite MacKenzie
Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, vol. 22, no. 3, 2001, pp. 191-209
Description
Looks at a pilot project to use Cree as the language of instruction in two communities.
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Cree Hand Signals

Web Sites » Organizations
Description
Presents approximately 175 gif (graphics interchange format) animations illustrating hand-signs for nouns, verbs intransitive animate, and verbs transitive inanimate.
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[Cree Language] Activities

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
[Lac La Ronge N-12 Education Program?]
Description
Developed for the Lac La Ronge N-12 Education Program. Each of the 24 vocabulary activities shows Cree and English words, with audio of Cree pronunciation.
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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 Language Resources: An Annotated Bibliography

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Lawrence Barkwell
Norman Fleury
Description
Material on: culture, history, mythology and language as well as separate sections for scholarly articles and theses.children's books, films, internet resources, music, recordings, curriculum materials, and textbooks.
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Cree Narrative

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Hans Carlson
Canadian Historical Review, vol. 84, no. 3, 2nd ed., September 2003, pp. 470-471
Description
Book review of: Cree Narrative by Richard J. Preston.
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Decolonizing Description: First Steps to Cataloguing with Indigenous Syllabics

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Luc Fagnan
Pathfinder: A Canadian Journal for Information Science Students and Early Career Professionals, vol. 1, no. 1, Proceedings of the 2020 Forum for Information Professionals: There and Back Again: Resilience and Li, March 27, 2020
Description
Author examines some of the projects currently under way in libraries which respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) Calls to Action; discusses possible first steps for cataloguers to add Indigenous Syllabics to records for Cree and Inuit Materials.
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The Early History of Emmanuel College

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Jean E. Murray
Saskatchewan History, vol. 9, no. 3, Autumn, 1956, pp. 81-101
Description
Describes the College and its role in the education of First Nations and Métis with the intention that they would minister to other First Nations and Métis within the Diocese of Saskatchewan. Entire issue on one pdf file, scroll to page 81.
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East Cree Relational Verbs

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Marie-Odile Junker
International Journal of American Linguistics, vol. 69, no. 3, July 2003, pp. 307-329
Description
Examines the syntax and semantics of this verb construction and the problems associated with it.
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Fine Day Interview #36

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
D.G. (Dr.) Mandelbaum
Fine Day
Indian History Film Project
Description
Consists of an interview with Fine Day were he talks about various traditions such as the War Bundle. He also gives the Cree names of the colors of horses.
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