Dec. 11, 2019 - Over 200 classes worldwide participate in Junior Water Walkers initiative inspir

December 11, 2019

The elementary school teacher whose students developed the Junior Water Walkers initiative after meeting with the later Water Walker Josephine Mandamin spoke about the use of technology during Lakehead University’s Report to the Community.

http://anishinabeknews.ca/2019/12/11/over-200-classes-worldwide-participate-in-junior-water-walkers-initiative-inspired-by-late-josephine-mandamin/

 

How this Mi'kmaw educator is keeping his language and culture alive

December 11, 2019

Trevor Sanipass joins CBC Information Morning twice a month for his new column, Aknute'n.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/trevor-sanipass-cbc-information-morning-mi-kmaq-culture-columnist-1.5390785

 

'A way to keep our language alive': How the Atikamekw Nation uses Wikipedia to promote its language

December 10, 2019

Over 1,000 articles created as part of Wikipetcia Atikamekw Nehiromowin project.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/atikamekw-language-wikipedia-project-1.5229196

 

Ojibway language card game teaches kids over 100 variations of 'farts'

December 7, 2019

Book and game uses 'the funniest verb in Ojibway' to encourage learning conjugations.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/ojibway-boogidi-game-1.5338636

 

Courtenay Indigenous students get the journalism experience

December 7, 2019

Some Indigenous students from Nala’atsi Alternate School in Courtenay are now considering a career in journalism after visiting the Indigenous Junior Journalism School.

https://www.mycomoxvalleynow.com/60957/courtenay-indigenous-students-get-the-journalism-experience/

 

Dene grandmother teaches language to her grandkids in Maskwacis 

December 9, 2019

'To me, it's very important'

https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/denesuline-language-grandmother-maskwacis-1.5368684

 

Revitalizing Kanien'kéha: Immersion program seeks to protect Mohawk language

December 9, 2019

'We're in the end game right now for our language,' says student of program in Kanesatake, Que.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/kanesatake-mohawk-language-immersion-1.5359348

 

'Dear friend': Regina kids make cards for Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation School

December 8, 2019

The students wanted to help after hearing about children who were sad.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/regina-kids-create-cards-makwa-sahgaiehcan-1.5386629

 

'Our language comes from this land': How culture and territory connect for Homalco First Nation

December 6, 2019

Revitalizing Éy7á7juuthem is bringing back more than a language.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/homalco-language-culture-territory-1.5376151

 

Students in southwestern Ontario are singing 'O Canada' in Ojibwe

December 5, 2019

The Ojibwe translation has a focus on 'loving the land and loving creation and honouring all of creation'

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/students-southwestern-ontario-singing-o-canada-ojibwe-1.5384227

 

Book review: The Game of Silence

December 4, 2019

As the sequel to The Birchbark House, The Game of Silence continues the story of Omakayas and her family on Lake Superior. The book’s title references a game played among Anishinaabeg children, often at least in the novel, when adults were discussing important events and politics or conducting ceremonies.

http://anishinabeknews.ca/2019/12/04/book-review-the-game-of-silence/

Gchi Dewin, annual Parry Sound storytelling festival lights the fires of action

December 4, 2019

Gchi Dewin Indigenous Storytelling Festival back for fifth year

https://www.parrysound.com/community-story/9749347-gchi-dewin-annual-parry-sound-storytelling-festival-lights-the-fires-of-action/

Stoney language app connects elders, youth at Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation

December 4, 2019

First Nation's elders have documented 5,000 words of their dialect

https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/stoney-language-alexis-nakota-app-1.5340942