Education conference shares elders’ vision on language for future generations
The way to preserve a language is to start the lessons at home. And listen to your elders. It's a conversation happening at a Winnipeg conference with First Nations leaders, elders and educators.
Elder Mary Houle is from Ebb and Flow First Nation. Ojibway was her first language. She shared her vision at the First Nations Circle of Knowledge and Practices Conference.
"Our language was given to us. We have to speak our own language the way our mom and dad did," Houle said.
"You have to start that at home..."
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