Beginning Cree: mâci-nêhiyawêwin acts as a self-study aid--a much-needed resource in today's world where most students cannot speak Cree fluently. Designed as an introduction for Cree Y Dialect language learners. The Y Dialect speakers are known as Plains Cree and of the 49 Cree Nations in Saskatchewan 43 are Y Dialect. Basic grammar units and everyday vocabulary items guide the student through the building blocks of the language, and expansion drills and exercises reinforce lessons and prepare the student for further study.
Woods Cree Stories - N¢ihithaw ¢acimowina is one of the titles in First Nations Language Readers 4 from the University of Regina Press. So often, it is through humour that the big lessons in life are learned|about responsibility, honour, hard work, and respect. Cree people are known for their wit, so the tales in Woods Cree Stories are filled with humour.
Cree Language of the Plains Workbook: Nehiyawewin Paskwawi-pikiskwewin accompanies the book, Cree Language of the Plains: Nehiyawewin Paskwawi-pikiskwewin (sold separately). This workbook contains exercises which provide practice with the concepts described in the textbook as well as dialogue about everyday situations which provide practice in the conversational Cree.