University of Alberta Press

Book details

Publication date: March 2002
Features: Appendices, new terms, bibliography
Keywords: Language;Cree
Subject(s): FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Native American Languages, FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General, Language teaching & learning, Language;Cree, Language Studies, Cree Language Studies, Reference
Publisher(s): The University of Alberta Press, Duval House Publishing

Nancy LeClaire.

George Cardinal.

Earle H. Waugh. Earle H. Waugh is Professor Emeritus and Director of the Centre for the Centre for health and Culture in the Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Alberta in Edmonton.

Thelma J. Chalifoux.

."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

"Our South Slave communities (Northern, sakāw nēhiyawēwin, ‘U’-dialect) are amazed with these Elders’ dictionaries... We are sharing them among our Cree classes and using them across our curricula, and our teachers really appreciate having the Cree—English, English—Cree, and new technical words. mistahi kīnanāskomawāw." Kyle Napier, Cree Language Manager | Communications & Research Manager

Kyle Napier


Alberta Book Awards - Alberta Scholarly Title of the Year

1999
Board of Governors, University of Alberta - Award of Distinction

1999
Association for Canadian Studies - Award of Merit

1999
ISBNs: 9780888643094 978-0-88864-309-4 Title: alberta elders cree dictionary/alperta ohci kehtehayak nehiyaw otwestamakewasinahikan