Pocket Plains Cree for Kids and Parents: A Phrasebook for Nearly All Occasions

Mazinaate PressSKU: 9781777060916

Author:
Greyeyes, Trevor|Linklater, Maeengan|Ratt, Solomon
Grade Levels:
Two, Three, Four, Five, Six, Seven, Eight, Nine, Ten, Eleven, Twelve, Adult Education, College, University
Nation:
Cree
Book Type:
PB
Publisher:
Mazinaate Press
Copyright Data:
2020

Price:
Sale price$24.00

Description

Pocket Plains Cree for Kids and Parents: A Phrasebook for Nearly All Occasions is written by Trevor Greyeyes, Maeengan Linklater and translated by Solomon Ratt, who teaches Plains Cree at the First Nations University in Regina, Saskatchewan. The introduction is by Patricia Ningewance Nadeau. The book is intended for children aged 8 to 15. It is not meant to teach a person how to speak on their own. There are no lessons or explanations of grammar instead there are ready-to-use phrases and words for immediate solutions. There are seven sections to this book. Introduction, pronunciation guide; spending time with a child; Family words; About you and your feelings; In the social world - school; At home; and Being out in the big world. This phrasebook has 127 pages of phrases and common words and illustrations for parents and children to learn together. The cover art is by Patricia Ningewance Nadeau and the other illustrations are by Don Ningewance. 

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