Saturday, February 21, 2009
Cree Lesson #2 Vocabulary from Julie and the Wolves
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1. iskwisis- girl
2. mahihkan- wolf
3. kona- snow
4. keewatin- north
The URL below is a wonderful site to access for other lessons in the Woodland Cree dialect as well as other Cree dialects.
When on the site, click on either 'Audible Resources' on the left side for other examples of the Woodland Cree language. Happy Browsing.
Find other key words in the site posted that relate to our novel.
- How do you spell the Woodland Cree word that means caribou?
- How do you say 'caribou' in the Woodland Cree language?
Ask your family (parents, uncles , aunties, grandparents) some traditional Woodland Cree words and we'll test other students to see who can guess the meaning.
Create a Cree speaking voki which uses interrogative sentences(ask questions) and declarative sentences. (answers in a statement)
Ex. Where are you going? What is your name? Do you want a drink of water?
I am going home. My name is Rose. No thank-you.