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  Cree language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cree is the name for a group of closely-related Algonquian languages spoken by approximately 50,000 speakers across Canada, from Alberta to Labrador.
Cree dialects, except for those spoken in eastern Quebec and Labrador, are traditionally written using Cree syllabics, a variant of Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics, but can be written with the Roman alphabet as well.
Cree is one of the seven official languages of the Northwest Territories, but is only spoken by a small number of people there in the area around the town of Fort Smith.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cree_language   (582 words)

 Cree - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Skilled buffalo hunters and horsemen, the Cree were allied to the Assiniboine of the Sioux before encountering English and French settlers in the sixteenth century.
The Cree language belongs to the Algonquian branch of the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic stock.
As hunters and prime suppliers of pelts the Cree are drawn into the fur trade with the French and the English, soon becoming middlemen by establishing treaties with other First Nations, notably the Plains Assiniboine and the Blackfoot.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cree   (1430 words)

 MSN Encarta - Cree
Cree, Native Americans of the Algonquian language family and of the Subarctic and Great Plains culture areas.
The Cree are sometimes grouped by scholars, east to west, as the Eastern Wood Cree, the Swampy Cree, the Western Wood Cree, and the Plains Cree.
The Plains Cree, some of whom were allied with the Assiniboine people of Manitoba, hunted deer, caribou, elk, moose, and, on the Northern Plains, buffalo (American bison).
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/refarticle.aspx?refid=761564434   (467 words)

 c r e e
Cree’s goal is to find the capital as well as the industry partner(s) needed to bring this vehicle to mass production and realize the market potential discovered during the testing phase in 2001.
Cree invites interested investors, retailers as well as potential license manufacturing partners to discuss how the interests of all parties can best be met and to define suitable strategies for a fast international build-up of SAM.
Today Cree is ready to reactivate this project and has access to all data, results and rights obtained during the 8 years of development time of SAM, thus providing an attractive and debt-free opportunity for investment to new financing and industry partners”.
www.cree.ch   (245 words)

 AllRefer.com - Cree (North American Indigenous Peoples) - Encyclopedia
Cree, Native North Americans whose language belongs to the Algonquian branch of the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic stock (see Native American languages).
The traditional culture and language of the Woodland Cree greatly resembles that of the Ojibwa.
In the 1990s, Cree living in N Quebec waged strong opposition to the province's planned massive James Bay hydroelectric project, but in 2002 they negotiated an agreement with Quebec that permitted partial hydroelectric development, mining, and logging in exchange for jobs and $3.5 billion in financing (over 50 years).
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/C/Cree.html   (412 words)

 Cree Language and the Cree Indian Tribe (Iyiniwok, Eenou, Eeyou, Iynu, Kenistenoag)
All five Cree dialects (though not Atikamekw or the Innu languages) are written in a unique syllabary which uses shapes to represent consonants and rotates them in the Four Directions to represent vowels.
Though many Cree regard the Metis as Cree brethren--and, indeed, though many registered Cree Indians are also mixed-blood--the Metis have a unique culture and their own creole tongue (known as Michif).
Since Canadian nationhood, the Cree people have faced the same problems of self-determination and land control that every aboriginal group has, but they remain better-equipped to face them than most, and the Cree language is one of the few North American languages sure of surviving into the next century.
www.native-languages.org /cree.htm   (874 words)

 Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Although the Cree language was not entirely lost, the number of those who were able to speak their mother tongue fluently had drastically been lowered.
Along with all of the schools in the Cree Nation, at Wiinibekuu School in Waskaganish, the main focus of instruction for primary grade levels is Cree language and Cree syllabics.
Cree classes continue to be taken throughout the secondary grade levels.
collections.ic.gc.ca /waskaganish/language.html   (1338 words)

 Facts for Kids: Cree Indians (Crees)
We encourage students, especially older kids, to look through our Cree language and culture pages for more in-depth information about the tribe, but here are some straightforward answers to the questions we are most often asked by children, with Cree pictures and links we believe are especially suitable for all ages.
Cree hunters were known for their long-range bows and arrows, and these were also used in war.
Cree artists are known for their moose-hair and quill embroidery, woodcarving, and colorful beadwork.
www.geocities.com /bigorrin/cree_kids.htm   (1517 words)

 Cree syllabary
Thanks to its simplicity and the ease with which it could be learnt, the Cree syllabary was hugely successful with the Cree people.
According to Cree tradition, Evans adapted an existing script which was invented at an earlier date, possibly by a member of the Blackfoot nation.
Dialects include: Moose Cree, which is spoken in the southern tip of James Bay in Moosonee, Ontario, and Swampy Cree, which is spoken northwestward across Ontario into north-eastern Manitoba.
www.omniglot.com /writing/cree.htm   (556 words)

 Canadian Resource and Environmental Economics Study Group Home Page
CREE 2005 will be held September 30-October 2 at HEC Montréal, at the University of Montreal and at the Hotel du Fort (reception, registration, etc) in exciting downtown Montreal.
CREE 2004 University of Calgary, October 1-3, 2004.
CREE ‘91 University of Guelph, Sept. 21-22, 1991
socserv.socsci.mcmaster.ca /~cree   (240 words)

The earliest missionaries in the Cree country were the French Jesuits, who accompanied the commander Verendrye in his explorations of the Saskatchewan and Missouri River region from 1731 to 1742.
The most distinguished Protestant worker was the Wesleyan Rev. James Evan (1840-1861), inventor of the Cree syllabary, which for half a century has been in successful use in the tribe for literary purposes for all denominations.
Of the whole number of Cree officially reported as Christian the majority are Catholic and rank high in morality.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/04477a.htm   (984 words)

 Cree   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
The Cree are North American Indians who spoke an Algonquian language and formerly inhabited the boreal forests south and west of the Hudson Bay and Lake Nipigon regions of Canada.
By the mid-17th century a series of western and northern migrations were underway that eventually saw Cree bands scattered from near Lake Mistissani in northern Quebec to the foothills of the Canadian Rockies.
Three distinctive groups evolved, the Woodland Cree, the Swampy Cree, and the Plains Cree, the latter subsisting as mounted buffalo-hunters on the northern plains.
www.thehawksnest.com /html/cree.html   (181 words)

 The Cree Language
Cree is the most widely spoken Native language in Canada.
Oji-Cree has also been lumped in with Cree, but this is a distinct language on its own, or at least a dialect of Ojibway.
Furthermore, in many learn-to-speak Cree classes, English speaking students are taught in Roman orthography first, and it is only in the second or third level that Syllabics are introduced.
www.languagegeek.com /algon/cree/nehiyawewin.html   (844 words)

 CREE - Centre for Research in Education and the Environment, University of Bath
Welcome to the website of the Centre for Research in Education and the Environment (CREE), at the Department of Education, University of Bath.
CREE is the UK's leading group of researchers whose work focuses on educational issues relating to the environment and sustainability.
CREE contact details are at the foot of the page.
www.bath.ac.uk /cree   (630 words)

 Ethnographic Portraits: The Crees of Northern Québec
What follows is brief commentary about the Crees living on the eastern most edge of the James Bay drainage system in the mid-1960s; followed by a gallery of photographs taken by Paul Conklin.
For the Crees, on the other hand, there was a growing recognition that the future lay not just in government programs, but in receiving official acceptance of their aboriginal and present rights as a people.
Particularly striking are the photographs illustrating the sharp contrasts between the life of Cree children in 'reserve'settlements and their formal education in distant boarding schools.
arcticcircle.uconn.edu /HistoryCulture/Cree/creeexhibit.html   (1645 words)

 hip online: artists: cree summer
Cree Summer is that spirit - a captivating songwriter, singer and performer making her electrifying solo debut on WORK Records.
Cree Summer was born in California, to a mother who was a dancer, and an actor/musician father, Don Francks.
Cree spent her first eight years there, later living in a school bus, a horse stable and a commune called the Music Church.
www.hiponline.com /artist/music/s/summer_cree   (953 words)

 Native Americans: Cree History and Culture
As a complement to our Cree language information, we would like to share our collection of indexed links about the Cree people and various aspects of their society.
Cree history is interesting and important, but the Cree are still here today, too, and we try to feature modern writers as well as traditional folklore, contemporary art as well as museum pieces, and the issues and struggles of today as well as the tragedies of yesterday.
A variety of articles and historic photographs on the Sekani, Beaver, and Cree Indians of the Rocky Mountain trench.
www.native-languages.org /cree_culture.htm   (697 words)

 Cree   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
The wars with the Blackfoot and the Sioux were leading causes, as was small pox, to the dwindling numbers of the Cree population.
The Cree are the largest Indian tribe in Canada with most of the members living on reservations in Canada.
The Pimicikamak Cree Nation at Cross Lake is having a constant battle with Canada.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/cultural/northamerica/cree.html   (489 words)

 Cree (including Montagnais and Naskapi)
Six of the narrators are Plains Cree; the seventh, Janet Feitz, is a Woods Cree speaker from La Ronge.
It is presented in the original Cree and in English translation, and colorfully illustrated by Cree artist Jerry Whitehead.
Each story is given both in the Cree Syllabary and in a roman orthography, the latter printed with an English translation on the facing pages.
linguistics.buffalo.edu /ssila/learning/cree.htm   (1332 words)

 Anglican Journal, October 2001 -- Native elder translating the Bible into Cree   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Cuthand was the first person to teach Cree at the university level with former First Nations Chief Ovide Mercredi as one of his first students.
Western Cree is the largest First Nations group in Canada with a population of over 50,000 people.
The Western Cree (the term refers to both Plains and Woods Cree) live on a broad swath across northern Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta.
www.anglicanjournal.com /127/08/canada06.html   (969 words)

Cree Reports Record Revenue for Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2004; Reported EPS of $0.17 Per Diluted Share.
Cree Reports Record Revenue and Earnings for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2004; Net Income Increased 42 Percent over Prior Year Period; EPS $0.20 Per Diluted Share.
Cree and Nichia Announce Patent Cross License Agreement And Settlement of Litigation.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/society/A0813976.html   (538 words)

 Fool.com: Cree [Post of the Day] March 15, 2002
I know this is a frustrating time for all the Cree shareholders out there, what with CREE taking a nosedive into a triple dip over the past couple of years.
What makes Cree even more complex is that, while it monopolizes the SiC portion of its existence, there is a competitor for each and every niche it attempts to conquer.
My intention is not to knock those people who bought CREE during the last few years; my contention is that if you bought CREE during the '99-early '01 period, you were at the mercy of Gorilla Game risk, the fallout of which has proven disastrous.
www.fool.com /community/pod/2002/020315.htm   (1133 words)

 Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee)
Toward a New Relationship Between the Government of Canada and the Cree Nation of Quebec: Statement of the Intentions of the Parties
The decision released on Friday vindicates the Crees' long standing position that the CEA Act did not take into account their treaty rights and was therefore in contradiction with the JBNQA.
Though requested to correct this situation many times through negotiations, the federal authorities had rather decided to impose CEA on the Crees in disregard of the terms of the treaty.
www.gcc.ca   (843 words)

 Cree Dictionary, Cree Fonts, Cree Keyboard Stickers, Cree Learn, Cree Reference, Cree Software - Mac, Cree Software - ...
Cree is one of the major Indian languages of Canada.
Cree to this day is written in a system of syllabic symbols introduced by a Protestant missionary in the year 1840.
There are four main dialect divisions of Cree but the two important ethnic divisions historically were the Swampy Cree of the Forests of Manitoba and Ontario and Plains Cree of Saskatchewan and Alberta.
www.worldlanguage.com /Languages/Cree.htm   (188 words)

 The Cree Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Plains Cree is spoken in Northeastern British Columbia as well as in large parts of Alberta, Sasketchewan, and Manitoba.
There are also many speakers of Cree in other parts of British Columbia.
The English name Cree is borrowed from the French Cri, a contraction of Kiristineaux, the French rendering of the name of a Cree-speaking group in the James Bay area.
www.ydli.org /langs/cree.htm   (70 words)

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