Recent Publications at MFNERC
Fort Alexander: Stories & Legends
With 15 short stories, this illustrated collection is a great resource for communities and classrooms. Legends such as “Wesakaychak and the Ducks,” “How the Porcupine Got His Quills,” and the story, “Grandpas’s Story of a Fisher,” will delight readers young and old.
Stories in Fort Alexander were originally written and compiled in 1976 by Jeannette Courchene and Julie Courchene of Sagkeeng Education Authority.
For more information contact Craig Charbonneau Fontaine at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ojibwe Teachings: Words, Phrases and Puzzles
This booklet is a resource to help in that effort. If you are new to the language, in the process of learning or speak Ojibwe fluently, it is a collection of words, phrases and puzzles for your enjoyment.
It is also a resource that is meant to be shared. For it is in sharing what we know, that future generations will have what they need to keep our First Nations languages alive.
First Nations Language Revitalization: Parent Handbook
An informative booklet that explores the importance of language in retaining culture and how First Nations are keeping languages alive in order to transmit values and cultural practices to future generations.
Its contents include: how children learn language, history of First Nations language loss, language programs in other cultures and communities, and establishing an Immersion Program in schools.
The Handshake and the Pipe
With accessible writing by Betty Lynxleg and appealing, colour illustrations by Don Monkman and Amber Green, you’ll want to share this book with your students when it comes out this summer. A joint project between MFNERC and Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba, watch for The Friendship and We Are All Treaty People in 2015.
For more information contact Betty Lynxleg at email@example.com