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Métis Language Play

mathias | March 16, 2011

The Winnipeg Free Press reviewed a new play called “Li Rvinant” by Rhéal Cenerini that is entirely in the Mitchif language at le Cercle Molière until April 2. Tickets are $26 dollars or $13-$24 for students. Mitchif is essentially a French-Cree creole formerly spoken by the Métis Nation, with smatterings of words from neighboring tongues [...]

Cree TV

mathias | February 21, 2011

The Vancouver produced television show “Tansi! Nehiyawetan” (Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8 AM on APTN) is introducing Cree language and culture to young viewers in its third season of 13 half-hour episodes. Guest stars like Debra Sparrow, a Musqueam weaver, John B. Herrington (Chickasaw), who was the first Native to walk in space – not [...]

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