Ella Introducing Elders

Ella Arcand’s ceremonial name is Woman – given by her grandfather on father’s side who was from Alexander – Kipohtakaw and called Letander. Her mother and grandmother are from Munto Sakahikan – Lac Ste. Anne and called Duncans or Tuskowich. Ella describes speaking Cree with her grandfather but speaking more of a French dialect with her grandmother. She shares the words in the two language varieties for sugar to show the difference.