Nehiyawetan | Let's Speak Cree: Family

Nehiyawetan | Let's Speak Cree: Family

"Family" Season 1 Episode 4

Grace, Kai, and Kiyano learn family titles in Cree, and fun ensues as they play charades, trying to guess who Josephine is pretending to be. Cheryl L'Hirondelle appears as a musical guest, and Grace shares a story about her family.

Nehiyawetan means "Let's Speak Cree". This dynamic six part series combines live action and animation in an innovative approach to making the Cree language accessible to young children. It follows a group of Aboriginal children as they learn to speak Cree in the city. The approach taken reinforces learning through play, music, adventure and storytelling. Nehiyawetan: Let’s Speak Cree promotes language retention, offers a Cree perspective of the world and encourages smart choices about living in the city.

Directed by: Kamala Todd, Jason Krowe, Loretta Todd
Produced by: Loretta Sarah Todd, Nehiyawetan Productions

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