Ontiaten:ro Ne Isten:'a - My Mother is My Friend is a Mohawk story for beginning readers. The text was produced for elementary students learning Mohawk by the Kanehsatake Resource Centre and the Mohawk Language Centre, Kahnawake, Quebec. This 14-page illustrated language resource explains in simple phrases the many ways a mother helps a child. An excellent teaching resource for anyone learning Kanehsatake Mohawk.
OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available from the publisher A Language of Our Own: The Genesis of Michif, the Mixed Cree-French Language of the Canadian Metis is a groundbreaking linguistic study of a truly unique language. Michif is spoken by descendants of French Canadian fur traders and the Cree and Ojibwe of western Canada and the northern United States. Michif uses French for nouns and Cree for verbs making it an "impossible language" with two sets of grammatical rules. Bakker uses historical research and fieldwork data to present the first detailed analysis of Michif.