Tom

Tom’s ‘Ramseys’ Story

Tom encourages using humour to aide in teaching Michif and Cree.

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Tom’s Teachings 3

Tom talks about the importance of teaching the Michif language.

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Tom’s Teachings 2

Tom describes the importance of prayer in teaching tradition.

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Tom’s Teachings 1

Tom explains the importance of teaching youth the “old ways.”

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Tom Teaches Michif 3

Tom suggests in language learning that It’s okay to make mistakes. Our names in the language connect us to our soul;

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Tom Arts 1

Tom describes the importance of knowing the “old ways” in times of hardship.

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Tom Humour 4

Tom explains there’s language in everything through the story of a “conversation” with a bird.

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Tom Teaches Michif 4

Tom suggests singing for memory, language learning, and connecting it to cultural teachings.

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Tom Supporting 3

Tom describes the importance of language in building a sense of community for Indigenous youth.

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Dialogue Songs 2: Tom & Cecile speaking (Many kinds of instruments)

Tom, Cecile and Don remember the many kinds of unconventional instruments to make music they’d heard in their youth (jews harp, spoons, bones, and washboard).

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