Storyteller: Armand

Languages: English and Anishnaabemowin

About the story: Armand reflects on the connection between language and the ancestors.

Learn more: In Armand’s story, we hear an ongoing refrain in Anishnaabemowin, that represents the ancestors speaking to him. These language activities teach us some of the phrases spoken by the ancestors in his story.

Culture and Language Activities

Phrases from Armand’s Story

Learn a phrase: Onagotay and Deb break down one phrase spoken by the ancestor in Armand’s story. Practice the words and then your fluency in saying the entire phrase.

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Language Nest member Janza shares one favourite strategy in their language learning journey.

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Language Nest member Jennifer shares one favourite strategy in their language learning journey.

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Language Nest member Kate shares one favourite strategy in their language learning journey.

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