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December 2011

December 31, 2011

Cree phrase of the day

  • By Delvin Kanewiyakiho
Miyo ocetowi kisikanisi. Have a happy new year!

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December 20, 2011

Cree word of the day

  • By Delvin Kanewiyakiho
Piyesew. Thunderbird.

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December 19, 2011

Cree phrase of the day

  • By Delvin Kanewiyakiho
Tapweyakeyitamowin. Faith. Committment.
E tapweyakeyitaman. I believe.


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December 16, 2011

Cree phrase of the day

  • By Delvin Kanewiyakiho
Tipamatowina ...treaties.
Tipamatowin.....treaty.

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December 16, 2011

Cree phrase of the day

  • By Delvin Kanewiyakiho
Tipamatowin. Treaties.

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December 13, 2011

Cree phrase of the day

  • By Delvin Kanewiyakiho
Taneki. Why?
Kikwaya. What!


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December 12, 2011

Cree phrase of the day

  • By Delvin Kanewiyakiho
Miyo manito kisikanisi (mee yoo mu nih too kee sih gun nih sih) - Have a Merry Christmas. Literally, this means "have a good God day". Manito is the word for God.

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Manito kisikaw (mu ni too kee sih kow) - Christmas Day.





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December 11, 2011

Oskayak Craft Sale/ Xmas Acitivites

  • By Carys Gilbertson
Thank you again to everyone who helped bake, wrap baking, make soup&bannock,set -up craft fair and worked the tables at the craft sale on Saturday.









The craft sale was a huge success due to all of you!!!
A reminder tomorrow..
Please wear mitts/ scarves/ toques/ inside tomorrow to help celebrate the winter season and to kick off our start to various Xmas activities.
Guess that line from a Xmas movie or song will begin tomorrow and will run all week. Candy grams will be sold over the lunch hour on Tuesday. Wear Red and Green and enter your name in a draw. Guess how many Chocolate Kisses/ M&M's in the the container (office)
Pictures with Santa & gym activities Thursday p.m.
Winter Feast Friday
Lots of fun and excitement this week @ Oskayak
Only 7 days left before the Xmas break so your attendance is very important !!!
Looking forward to seeing you all @ school this week.

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December 9, 2011

Cree word/phrase of the day

  • By Delvin Kanewiyakiho
Mamitoneyicikan. The mind.
Mamitoneyicike. Think!
Mamitoneyicikestamaso. Think for yourself.


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December 8, 2011

Cree phrase/thought of the day

  • By Delvin Kanewiyakiho
Ohcinewin. This Cree natural law says if you hurt/damage the environment ie the land, the animals, the birds, etc...you will incur karma and receive the hurt or damage you create.


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December 7, 2011

Cree word of the day

  • By Delvin Kanewiyakiho
Pastahowin. Overstepping boundaries to the point of hurting another sentient being.


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December 7, 2011

Cree phrase of the day

  • By Delvin Kanewiyakiho
Pastahowin. Means overstepping boundaries to the point where you hurt another sentient being. This natural law still applies today. What you give out comes back to you. Always try to be more kinder than necessary.



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December 1, 2011

Cree phrase of the day

  • By Delvin Kanewiyakiho
Astam. Come.

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