Action • Nehiyawetan: Lets Speak Cree (Series 1)

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

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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)

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

Bachs Pig

Bach's Pig

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The immortal nature of Johann Sebastian Bach's music makes it difficult to imagine him ever giving his attention to anything other than his splendid music. The wonderful cut-out animation in Bach's Pig gives us a glimpse into one of the more earthly moments in the great composer's life.

Being Healthy • Nehiyawetan: Lets Speak Cree (Series 3)

Being Healthy • Nehiyawetan: Let's Speak Cree (Series 3)

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Introducing Cree vocabulary to young children, featuring words related to being healthy.

Brushstrokes

Brushstrokes

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An amusing and clever exploration of an artist's struggle to find his own style and vision, despite disapproval of that vision from people in power.

Canoeing in the City • Nehiyawetan: Lets Speak Cree (Series 3)

Canoeing in the City • Nehiyawetan: Let's Speak Cree (Series 3)

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

Chikas Bird

Chika's Bird

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Chika, a shy Japanese-Canadian girl, has trouble fitting in at home and at school, but she learns to fend for herself when her beloved grandfather is diagnosed with Alzheimer's.

Clothing • Nehiyawetan: Lets Speak Cree (Series 2)

Clothing • Nehiyawetan: Let's Speak Cree (Series 2)

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

Colours • Nehiyawetan: Lets Speak Cree (Series 2)

Colours • Nehiyawetan: Let's Speak Cree (Series 2)

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

Coyotes in the City • Nehiyawetan: Lets Speak Cree (Series 3)

Coyotes in the City • Nehiyawetan: Let's Speak Cree (Series 3)

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

Dan

Dan

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Digitally hand-drawn animation in TV Paint portrays the journey of Dan, from his existence as an egg with plans to hatch into a beautiful rooster like all the other eggs only to find out that he was never born to be a rooster.

 

Dancing with Northern Lights

Dancing with Northern Lights

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Traditional dances of Canada's First Nations people and the wondrous spectacle of northern lights are the inspiration for this coloured sand stop- motion animation by one of Canada's most gifted animators.

Drumstix

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A delightful puppet animation exploring rhythms and percussion.

Family • Nehiyawetan: Lets Speak Cree (Series 1)

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

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

Feast • Nehiyawetan: Lets Speak Cree (Series 2)

Feast • Nehiyawetan: Let's Speak Cree (Series 2)

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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 as they learn to speak Cree in the city. The approach taken reinforces learning through play, music, adventure and storytelling. Nehiyawetan: Let’s Speak Cree promotes language retention, offers a Cree perspective of the world and encourages smart choices about living in the city.Introducing Cree vocabulary to young children, featuring words related to the feast.

The Four Seasons

The Four Seasons

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This simple, delightful animation for small children is an excellent discussion starter on how the seasons affect our lives.

Fun • Nehiyawetan: Lets Speak Cree (Series 1)

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

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

Greetings • Nehiyawetan: Lets Speak Cree (Series 1)

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

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

In the Garden • Nehiyawetan: Lets Speak Cree (Series 2)

In the Garden • Nehiyawetan: Let's Speak Cree (Series 2)

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Introducing Cree vocabulary to young children, featuring words related to the garden.

Le jour et la nuit

Le jour et la nuit

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This classic animation follows an elfin flute player as he awakens the forest creatures with his music.

JumpTrumpRumpBump

JumpTrumpRumpBump

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An over-achieving six-year-old girl named Mooney has a secret life at night-but she needs to eat her dinner first.

Just Smile and Nod

Just Smile and Nod

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In this short drama, the communication gap between 10-year-old Matt and his elderly Chinese grandfather is anything but typical.

Labelled

Labelled

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The power and damage wrought by labelling children is front and centre in this short animation with puppets.

Last Ones Standing

Last Ones Standing

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Set in Goldrush Days in Barkerville, this silent-movie-style short fiction film retells the story of children who spot a fire and raise an alarm to those who stop it from spreading. Silent with sub-titles.

The Little Forest/La petite forêt

The Little Forest/La petite forêt

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In The Little Forest, Mr. and Mrs. Beetle put aside their work to enjoy a little weekend entertainment.