Nicholas Ostler’s book about language history teaches the benefits of learning another language.
Cree, like other First Nations languages, is endangered — that much is clear. According to one former First Nations University (FNUniv) student, the University’s teaching system is a big part of the problem.
There’s something wonderful about wrapping your mouth around a foreign word. You fumble with the unfamiliar syllables but you eventually produce something, understandable or not.