Whether you’re learning a few words from language experts or looking up phrases through online dictionaries, you can start online to learn about Cree words and phrases and develop a deeper appreciation of Indigenous languages.
Visit the SICC (Saskatchewan Indigenous Cultural Centre) for background and history of Indigenous languages in Saskatchewan. Also, see news about Federal Indigenous Languages Legislation.
Everyone, at some point in their journey of Reconciliation, needs to read the 94 Calls to Action recommended by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to “redress the legacy of residential schools and advance the process of Canadian reconciliation.” Or connect here to the Truth & Reconciliation Commission Final Report to read other sections and excerpts.
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The Saskatchewan Indigenous Cultural Centre’s website is a fantastic resource for Indigenous languages in Saskatchewan. It includes information on language history, writing systems, maps and links for further research.
Follow #CreeSimonSays and learn Cree words or join other online learning communities!
“Two Spirit has been present for countless generations that predate LGBTQ terminology.” Learn more from this daily digital news platform that covers the Indigenous world.
The SICC Learning Outlet provides language and cultural education resources. In stock are English and bilingual materials, as well as Plains Cree, Swampy Cree, Woodland Cree, Dene, Nakawē, Dakota, and Lakota materials. Art prints, maps, cassette tapes, CDs and DVDs are also available.
Plan an interesting, educational, and fun programming experience at Wanuskewin. You can walk through the beautiful Opimihaw Valley, handling artifacts, or learning a new life skill, they offer an experience that participants will remember for years to come!