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Cree: Language of the Plains

nehiyawewin: paskwawi-pikiskwewin

by (author) Jean L. Okimasis

University of Regina Press
Initial publish date
Jan 2021
Native American Languages, Indigenous Studies, Bilingual Education
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    Jan 2021
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    Jan 2021
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A new edition of a seminal textbook to support Cree language study.

Cree: Language of the Plains is a comprehensive educational resource, offering a broad range of learning materials that is easily accessible to Cree language learners. This new edition provides an updated and redesigned language textbook, and is linked to Cree language audio labs and a Cree language workbook available online.
Language labs are also available as podcasts, found at or by searching “Cree Language of the Plains” on your favourite podcast app.

About the author

Jean L. Okimasis, originally from White Bear First Nations, is a retired Cree Language educator, who taught for many years with the Saskatchewan Indian Federated College (now First Nations University of Canada). She continues to be active in the production of Cree Language materials and has been honoured for her past work with a Doctorate of Letters from the University of Regina, and has had a residential park named for her within the city of Regina, where she currently lives.

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