Recover, restore, revitalize, repeat.

Restoring Ojibwe Language | Indian Country Today Media

They say Cree and Ojibwe are about as closely related as English and French: they share the same roots. Cree and Ojibwe also share similar prospects for survival in generations to come — with proper care and attention right now.

About 45 seconds into the video, you can hit pause and see an example of Ojibwe standard spelling. It’s been almost 30 years now since the double-vowel spelling system began to reach acceptance, but what a difference it has made for young speakers.

Now, for Cree…

About Arden Ogg

Arden Ogg is Director of the Cree Literacy Network, a not-for-profit in its seventh year of gathering and curating Cree language literacy materials on the web and creating connections between students, teachers, speakers and linguists across the Cree dialect-and-language continuum.
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