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ALBERTA ELDERS CREE DICTIONARY: Alperta Ohci Kehtehayak Nehiyaw Otwestamakewasinahikan [Paperback]

George Cardinal , Nancy LeClaire , Earle H. Waugh

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1 Dec 1998 0888642849 978-0888642844 Bilingual
Cree is the most widespread native language in Canada. The Alberta Elders' Cree Dictionary is a highly usable and effective dictionary that serves students, business, governments, and media. Designed for speakers, students, and teachers of Cree; includes Cree-English and English-Cree sections. [See online dictionary at http://www.creedictionary.com or download the app from iTunes.]

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  • Paperback: 1 pages
  • Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA PRESS; Bilingual edition (1 Dec 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0888642849
  • ISBN-13: 978-0888642844
  • Product Dimensions: 20.5 x 25.4 cm
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 976,867 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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."demonstrates the amazing achievement of Alberta's Cree people in the last hundred plus years." "In illuminating the wealth of the Cree language, the dictionary more than meets its goal." Karen Rice, Letters in Canada "[A]landmark work of native scholarship." Suzanne Methot, Quill & Quire "[S]erves as a cultural focal point for an entire nationality." - Bruce Butcher, Athabasca Advocate "[T]he publication of this dictionary has made a major cultural contribution to the Cree Community, to preserving and rejuvenating the Cree language." - Lucianna Ciccocioppo, Folio

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Earle H. Waugh is Professor Emeritus and Director of the Centre for the Cross-Cultural Study of Health and Healing in the Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta in Edmonton.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent book 1 Nov 2000
By Teddy Wilks - Published on Amazon.com
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When I was a boy my uncle tryed to teach me Cree...the language of my ancestors. I can only remember his voice. But now there is this dictionary that allows me to find precise meanings for words I dont remember clearly. The book will help keep the traditions of my people alive. an excellent book...highly recomended
4.0 out of 5 stars Item in good shape 18 Nov 2009
By Mary K. Huntington - Published on Amazon.com
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This was a Godsend find. I'm of 1/4 Cree decent and my daughter and I are trying to learn our ancient language. All the other sources for this book wanted more than my budget could spare. This source made it possible for us to take another step closer to our native roots. Thank-you.
5.0 out of 5 stars Useful book. 16 Sep 2014
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