13 Aug 2019

nehiyawak Summer Language Experience Annual Camp August 2019

2019 Aug 13 9:00 AM to 2019 Aug 16 4:30 PM Candle Lake - Camp Tawow

This Cree language camp is a four-day summer program founded on the epistemological and pedagogical practices of nehiyawak artists.  The focus of this program is to produce authentic language engagement in the context to enhance and share nehiyaw identity, including ways of knowing and being. Teachers Randy Morin and Bill Cook will share terminology in relation to land-based education and skills. Including fishing (catching, fileting and smoking), and tracking and snaring rabbits.

Overall Objectives for a unique experience include:

  • Increase the ability to speak and understand Cree over a short time frame.
  • Build a Cree vocabulary to enhance and strengthen partnerships with Indigenous and non-Indigenous alike.
  • Understand the meaning behind the words to learn about the Cree worldview
  • To connect to the land and to learn from a place.

Cost for the four day language experience is $350. ​There are 6 cabins available that sleep 8 people. It will be first come, first serve for the cabins and they will be shared. 

See links:

https://youtu.be/p28d3nqionc Video featured on Sasktel Digital Max Tv http://saskatoon.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=404632

http://www.cfweradio.ca/on-air/blogs/dustin-mcgladrey-351668/entry/716/

https://soundcloud.com/nccah-ccnsa/sets/voices-field

 

Camp Information

APTN article about the camp

Belinda Daniels Bio

Important Information!

If you are bringing children, bring them snacks and their own little meals. The camp also provides water, juice, fruit, and bars. 

Please sign waivers and photo release forms prior to the camp and send to info@READsaskatoon.com

Let's speak Cree!

Don't forget to follow nehiyawak Summer Language Experience on twitter @IndigenousXca

Indigenous/nehiyawak will have first preference for registration.

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