Family • Nehiyawetan: Let's Speak Cree (Series 1)

Family • Nehiyawetan: Lets Speak Cree (Series 1)

Release date:

2008

Running time:

24 minutes

Formats:

Available on DVD

Closed Captioned:

Yes

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Part of Nehiyawetan: Let's Speak Cree series

Nehiyawetan means "Let's speak Cree". This dynamic six part series combines live action and animation in an innovative approach to making the Cree language accessible to young children. It follows a group of Aboriginal children, ages 5 to 7, as they learn to speak Cree in the city. The approach taken reinforces learning through play, music, adventure and storytelling. Nehiyawetan promotes language retention, offers a Cree perspective of the world and encourages smart choices about living in the city.

Grace, Kai, and Kiyano learn family titles in Cree, and fun ensues as they play charades, trying to guess who Josephine is pretending to be. Cheryl L'Hirondelle appears as a musical guest, and Grace shares a story about her family.

 

Titles included in this series:

Greetings
Numbers
Action
Animals
Fun

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Nehiyawetan: Lets Speak Cree (Series 1 -- 6 parts)

Nehiyawetan: Let's Speak Cree (Series 1 -- 6 parts)

Nehiyawetan means "Let's speak Cree". This dynamic six part series combines live action and animation in an innovative approach to making the Cree language accessible to young children.

Numbers • Nehiyawetan: Lets Speak Cree (Series 1)

Numbers • Nehiyawetan: Let's Speak Cree (Series 1)

Introducing Cree vocabulary to young children, featuring words related to numbers.

Action • Nehiyawetan: Lets Speak Cree (Series 1)

Action • Nehiyawetan: Let's Speak Cree (Series 1)

Introducing Cree vocabulary to young children, featuring words related to action.

Animals • Nehiyawetan: Lets Speak Cree (Series 1)

Animals • Nehiyawetan: Let's Speak Cree (Series 1)

Introducing Cree vocabulary to young children, featuring words related to animals.

Fun • Nehiyawetan: Lets Speak Cree (Series 1)

Fun • Nehiyawetan: Let's Speak Cree (Series 1)

Introducing Cree vocabulary to young children, featuring words related to fun.

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