Nîpin – “It is summer” – introduces children age 5-10 to basic Cree phrases about summer including the hot sun, thunderclouds, little puppies, frogs singing, children picking berries, and other delights of the season. Vivid photos depict real objects for easy identification. Nîpin is a valuable instructional tool for Cree language teachers, and parents who would like to help their children learn the Cree language.
Cam Robertson is Ininew (Cree) from Norway House but is currently residing in Winnipeg. He is an Indigenous Ininimowin storyteller who feels strongly about saving Indigenous languages and maintaining the roots of his culture. Cam Robertson has a Facebook Group: ##Ininîmowin_Cree_Project _Forgotten Soldier where he posts Cree words or phrases every day. His goal with this group is to promote the Cree language and teach the young ones how to speak the language.
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