Category Archives: Remembrance Day

Flanders yikwahaskānihk : “In Flanders Fields”

Thanks to the Office of the Treaty Commissioner for sharing this video of Dolores Sand’s reading in Cree of this important annual remembrance. The full text is given below, followed by Neal McLeod’s comments on the vocabulary. In Flanders Fields … Continue reading

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Cree Code Talker Documentary

  From CBC: More than 70 years after Charles ‘Checker’ Tomkins served in the Second World War, his once top-secret story is being brought to life in a documentary film. Film director Alexandra Lazarowich is making a 10-minute documentary about Second … Continue reading

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Cree Code Talkers

Binyon’s verse follows Flanders Fields as an important poem of remembrance. In part, it reads, They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of … Continue reading

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