Swampy Cree

a study in acculturation by Leonard Mason

Publisher: Queen"s Printer in Ottawa

Written in English
Published: Pages: 75 Downloads: 802
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  • Cree Indians -- Social life and customs.,
  • Acculturation.

Edition Notes

Statementby Leonard Mason.
SeriesAnthropology papers / National Museum of Canada ;, no. 13, Anthropology papers (Ottawa, Ont.) ;, no. 13.
LC ClassificationsE78.C2 A23 no. 13
The Physical Object
Pagination75 p. :
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5588309M
LC Control Number67108723

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Thanks to the generous help of Eileen McKay Thomas, a Swampy Cree speaker from northern Manitoba, we are delighted to announce that we now offer versions of our stories available in the n-dialect.

Even more will be available soon, in both y- and n-dialects. Kindergarten. Indigenous Storybooks is designed specifically for children, families, community members, and educators, and makes Indigenous stories from Little Cree Books available in Cree, Haida, English, French, as well as community-contributed translations into languages spoken in Canada.

Swampy Cree Justice: Researching the Ways of the People is a must read for First Nations peoples, policy makers, government, justice, police, and corrections officials. The book is based on Indigenous-based research conducted with Elders from the Opaskwayak Cree Nation (The Pas, Manitoba).

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A really good book on Cree, and one which points out the dialect differences as well, is "SPOKEN CREE", published by Pica Pica Press out of the University of Alberta Press.

There is also an extensive audiotape collection that is available with it. First published init is based on. Moose and Swampy Cree Dictionary. This is a Moose and Swampy Cree to English Dictionary, by C. Douglas Ellis, including the glossaries of the three Spoken Cree volumes and the Cree Legends and Narratives from the West Coast of James forms are given in Moose Cree.

- The N dialect speakers, known as the “Swampy Cree” range from northern Ontario throughout the interior of Manitoba and mid-eastern part of Saskatchewan; This introductory book will be done in the Y dialect. Of the 74 First Nations in Saskatchewan there are 10 Saulteaux Nations, 7 Dene Nations.

Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia Swampy Cree, known by themselves as Maskiki Wi Iniwak, Mushkegowuk (or Maškekowak in common Cree spelling) or Maskekon therefore often known as Muskegon and Muskegoes.

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This book is written in. Ben does not want to go to bed but Darlene is trying her best to have a regular bed routine for him. Find out what she does to get Ben to get a good night’s. The Cree occupy a large area of Saskatchewan, from the northern woodlands areas to the southern plains.

While being one people, there is a great variation amongst the different regional groups. One of the main differences is in terms of dialect, of which there are three main ones: “th” Woodlands, “y” Plains, and “n” Swampy Cree.

The second edition was set in Swampy Cree from the Cross Lake, Norway House area. This second edition was set in SRO and syllabics (with no English).

Below is ôkoma (grandmother) in Swampy Cree from the Cumberland House area, described as being pronounced oo-co-muh in this edition of the book. It is set in SRO. Swampy Cree Legends: Being Twenty Folk Tales from the Annals of a Primitive, Mysterious, Fast-disappearing Canadian Race, as Told to Charles Clay Charles Clay, Kuskapatchees (Cree Indian.) Macmillan Company of Canada, limited, - Cree Indians - 95 pages.

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