Wikwemikong First Nation and tech firm launch new Anishinaabemowin app – CBC

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201823 Views

Challenge4Change app teaches users Anishinaabemowin words and phrases

Jun 13, 2018

A new program seeks to develop an online community and resources to help in revitalizing Indigenous languages.

Challenge4Change is an initiative between Wikwemikong First Nation and Synergiq Solutions that has developed and launched a free app that teaches users common Anishinaabemowin words and phrases.

“The language of the territory is Anishinaabemowin and I think that’s an important piece that requires recognition in this day of reconciliation,” said Duke Peltier, Chief of Wikwemikong.

“The language of this land should be at the very least recognized and perhaps even used in some cases.”

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/wikwemikong-first-nation-and-tech-firm-launch-new-anishinaabemowin-app-1.4704864

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