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Wesaketewenowuk: Roots Growing Up

Wesaketewenowuk: Roots Growing Up (after a fire) is a beautiful educational short film about Métis resilience and stories to encourage revitalization of the endangered Michif language through development of a new Michif-language song. Andrea Menard’s […]

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Tom’s Ramsey’s 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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