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Indigenous Languages

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Nêhiyawêwin Cree Learning Materials

Many of these books combine language instruction, grammar, and wordlist or dictionary content. Some also include CDs or sound cassetttes. If the book is available in the University of Toronto Library. Fine more by searching the library catalogue with the words Cree language

Online Dictionaries

Masinahikanan / Reading

To find more, enter "Cree language" in the library catalogue.

Historical Material

There is a considerable amount of historical material in Cree available online or in microfilm. Most of this material dates from the 18th century up until the turn of the 20th century. Much of this is religious material, translations of the bible, hymn books, etc. There are also grammars, vocabularies, or other language learning material, and travel narratives. To find them, enter the words 'cree language' or 'cree language texts' in the library cataloque. You can then narrow down your focus by using the subjects or authors on the side bar.