Category Archives: Language Teaching in Action

nêyaskwêyâhk nehiyâwêwin kiskinohamâkosiwin

Grateful for the chance today to visit Maskwacis along with colleagues from the University of Alberta, First Nations University, and University of Tromsø, and find myself surrounded by so many fine Cree speakers for the grand opening of the new … Continue reading

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Cree classes teach language from the inside out

A nice piece by Brent Wittmeier from the Edmonton Journal about Reuben Quinn of Blue Quills and his “star chart” approach to teaching syllabics – and other cultural connections. Cree classes teach language from the inside out.

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Cree classes in Prince Albert

Click here for the full story. Prince Albert / “Little Red River” is the birthplace of our dear elder, Bette Spence! 

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Certificate in Teaching Ininimowin

From Kevin Lewis (a recent Blue Quills MA graduate) now teaching at University College of the North. Calling Cree Teachers from Cree Territory. Have a look at the link and see if you would like to take the program starting … Continue reading

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Cree language courses in Saskatoon and Edmonton!

Here are posters received today for Cree language classes in Saskatoon and Edmonton. The Saskatoon classes are free on a drop-in basis. I’m waiting for confirmation, but I think the instructor is Darryl Chamakese. The Edmonton class is being taught … Continue reading

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Paupanekis: Introductory Cree 1

Lessons and Conversations, Units 1 to 12. The following audio files contain the lessons and conversations from CD 1: Units 1 to 12 of Ken Paupanekis’s UCN Course, Introductory Cree 1. Unit 1: Track 1, Track 2 Unit 2: Track … Continue reading

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Cree Summer Institute at UofM

Summer Institute 2011 Cree Language and Narrative May 2 – 20, 2011 This Summer Institute offers students the opportunity to study three aspects of Cree language and culture in an intensive three-week period. The Departments of Native Studies, English and … Continue reading

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