App designed for Indigenous language education expected to launch in late January – meadowlakeNOW

App designed for Indigenous language education expected to launch in late January – meadowlakeNOW

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202186 Views

Jan 19, 2021

A program designed to revitalize Indigenous languages is expected to release its first two apps to the public later this month.

Through a collection of images and audio files, the app serves to educate users on how to speak in either Cree or Dene, the two linguistic groups used in Meadow Lake First Nations communities. The app is part of the Meadow Lake Tribal Council’s (MLTC) Land, Language, Relationships and Culture initiative (LLRC) that works to improve and strengthen cultural identity.

Celia Deschambeault, MLTC assistant superintendent of education, said she felt the delivery of language and cultural programs needed to be changed to make the lessons more accessible and understandable.

Read More: https://meadowlakenow.com/2021/01/19/app-designed-for-indigenous-language-education-expected-to-launch-in-late-january/

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