29 March 2017

On March 29, 2017, Elders, and community members from the Keewaytinook Okimakanak communities came together in Red Lake, to begin a discussion on the development and the implementation of the KOBE Language Policy.

ᒋᑭᐅᔑᓂᑲᑕᒧᐊᐧᐨ ᑭᑭᒉᐊᐦᐊᒥᓇᓇᐠ ᐊᓂᐣ ᑫᑮᓯᓇᑲᐧᑭᐸᐣ ᐊᓂᓯᓇᐯᒧᐃᐧᐣ ᑭᑭᓄᐦᐊᒪᑭᐃᐧᐣ ᐃᒪ ᐃᓑᑯᓄᐃᐧ ᐱᒧᒋᑫᐃᐧᓂᓂá

The Elders gathering is also a wonderful time to visit, exchange memories and knowledge.

ᒋᔪᐣᒋ ᑭᐃᐧᑕᒥᑐᐊᐧᐨ ᑭᑭᒉᐦᐊᒥᓇᓇᐠ ᐁᑲᐧ ᒥᓇ ᒋᑎᐸᒋᒧᐊᐧᐨ ᑫᑯᓇᐣ ᑲᑭᐱᔭᔨᓭᑭᐣ ᐃᓱᑕᓇᐣᐠ

The gathering also offers the opportunity to discuss the challenges of the generational gap in languages and perspectives and to share solutions how these challenges can be bridged and/or addressed.

ᒋᔭᓂᒧᒋᑲᑌᑭᐣ ᑫᑭᓯᐃᐧᒋᐦᐣᑕᐧᐸᐣ ᑭᑕᐊᐧᓯᓯᒥᓇᓇᐠ ᑫᐃᐧᓇᐊᐧ ᒋᓂᑕ ᐊᓂᓯᓇᐯᒧᐊᐧᐨ ᐁᑲᐧ ᒥᓇ ᒋᑭᓂᑕ ᐸᒥᐦᐃᑎᓱᐊᐧᐸᐣ

By Anna-Marie Kakegamick (KOBE First Nations' Languages/Perspectives Lead)

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