Nakón-I'a Wo!: Beginning Nakoda (Hardcover)
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Nak n-i'a wo Beginning Nakoda is a language resource designed to help revitalize and document Nakoda, now spoken in Montana and Saskatchewan.Written for beginning learners of Nakoda (also known as Assiniboine), this workbook, arranged thematically, provides a Nakoda/English lexicon, a vocabulary, a table of kinship terms, a glossary of linguistic terminology, and exercises to do after each lesson. This book was made possible with the assistance of Elders and Language Keepers of the Nakoda Nation: Armand McArthur and Wilma Kennedy, Main Consultants; with additional contributions by Pete Bigstone, Leona Kroscamp, Freda O'Watch, and Ken Armstrong.
About the Author
Ian Mosby (Author) Ian Mosby is an award-winning historian of food and nutrition who was, alongside Evan Fraser, named one of the "53 Most Influential People in Canadian Food" by the Globe and Mail in 2016. His book Food Will Win the War: The Politics, Culture, and Science of Food on Canada's Home Front was shortlisted for the 2016 Canada Prize and won the Canadian Historical Association's 2015 Book Prize. He is an assistant professor of history at Ryerson University in Toronto. Sarah Rotz (Author) Sarah Rotz is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Sciences at York University in Toronto. Her work focuses on political ecologies of land and food systems, settler-colonial patriarchy, and concepts of sovereignty and justice related to food, water, and energy. Evan D.G. Fraser (Author) Evan Fraser is the author of Empires of Food: Feast, Famine, and the Rise and Fall of Civilizations, which was shortlisted for the James Beard Food Literature Award, and the graphic novel #FoodCrisis. Currently he is the director of the Arrell Food Institute at the University of Guelph and holds the Canada Research Chair in Global Food Security. Paul Huebener (Author) Paul Huebener is the author of Timing Canada: The Shifting Politics of Time in Canadian Literary Culture, which was a finalist for the Gabrielle Roy Prize. He is an associate professor of English at Athabasca University and lives in Calgary, Alberta. Janice Forsyth (Author) Janice Forsyth is Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of First Nations Studies at Western University in London, Ontario, and a member of the Fisher River Cree Nation. She is co-editor of Aboriginal Peoples and Sport in Canada.