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Cree Language Immersion Program

Works: 2 works in 5 publications in 1 language and 5 library holdings
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Cree Language Immersion Program
Finding our talk II [DVD] ; Season 2, episodes 1-5( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Season 2: disc 4. Episode 1: A brighter future (Mohawk). Kanehsatake and Kahnawake, two Mohawk communities, provide Mohawk immersion programs. Focus is on present and past students and how a group of Kahnawake youth use video to express their ideas. Episode 2: Gentle words (Maliseet). We meet Imelda Perley, a teacher and Maliseet speaker who commits much of her time and knowledge to the people of St. Mary's Kingsclear, and Tobique NB, by starting a language program involving everyday activities. Episode 3: The spirit of stories (Ojibway). We look at the Ojibway Cultural Centre on Manitoulin Island and its work on language preservation, as well as Nookmis Mishoomis of the Mnjikaning First Nation, a unique group of women who are teaching children nursery rhymes and songs in the Ojibway language. Episode 4: Language of the North (Naskapi). We see how the Naskapi Development Corporation has spearheaded the promotion of the Naskapi language, history and culture. Projects include computerization of the Naskapi lexicon, and a Naskapi language translation of the Bible. Episode 5: Language of the Caribou people (Gwitchin). A look at the Gwitchin people of Old Crow, Yukon and their efforts to protect the Porcupine caribou herd. We see how these people have used their language to become experts in inter-governmental relations and negotiations in an attempt to protect their way of life, which is threatened by the oil and gas industries
Finding our talk [DVD] ; Season 1, episodes 1-5( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Season 1: disc 1. Episode 1: Language among the skywalkers (Mohawk). This is the story of Mohawk ironworkers and of new approaches to language instruction for adults and children in Kahnawake. Episode 2: Language immersion (Cree). Traces the history of the Cree Language Immersion Program in the Cree schools of Northern Quebec. Episode 3: The trees are talking (Algonguin). George and Maggie Wabanonick initiate teens to their traditional culture and language. Pop group Anishnabe gives the language new life. Episode 4: The power of words (Inuktitut). At a language conference, Elders in Puvirnituq, Quebec commit to keeping Inuktitut current. Episode 5: Words travel on air (Attikamekw/Innu). Martha Karine Awashish travels to her home community to tape interviews and legends told by elders in Attikamekw
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