Indigenous Friends App

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This app is for the Indigenous community of York University and University of Manitoba.
Indigenous Friends is a mobile app that seeks to give a safe space and information to Indigenous Youth. The Mobile App currently has four main objectives:
– Connect Indigenous Youth (Chat and Directory)
– Inform about Indigenous Resources and Program (Resources, FAQs, Calendars, Events)
– Generate spaces of Discussion and Sharing (Forums)
– Crisis Management (Crisis Management Buttons)
This App has been developed with the consent and participation of the Aboriginal Community in York University in Toronto, Canada (Elders, students, faculty, staff).

Collaborators
Elders: Blu Waters, Billie Allan
Faculty: Ruth Koleszar-Green
Staff: Nancy Johnson, Jolene John, Randy Pitawanakwat
Students and community members: Lisa Stewart, Samantha Craig-Curnow, Thane Higgins, Rob Lackie, Tsitra Mckay, Jared Visitor, Mariah Abotossaway, Kayla Webber, Jesse Thistle, Candice Jacko, Robyn Grant-Moran, Serena Hill, Joseph Milando, Stefano Federici

Supervisors: Miguel Gonzalez, Stephen Chen, William Wicken

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Singuistics Ipad App

Singuistics AppDescription

Singuistics: Learn Inuktitut Through Music

Learn traditional and original songs by Inuit musicians in a fun, three-step program. Experience the music alongside illustrations by Nunavut’s best artists. Practice singing the songs yourself to improve your pronunciation of Inuktitut words and phrases. Then, once you’re ready, record your final performance and share it with your friends!

Explore the language of Inuktitut in a fun, natural way. By listening, exploring and singing Inuktitut songs you will begin to gain an understanding and appreciation of not only the language, but also the rich culture that makes up the Inuit world.

– Three traditional songs from Inuit culture.
– A three step method of learning in which the user listens, practices then records his/her own version of each song.
– A unique language lesson for each and every word.
– Original artwork done by authentic Nunavut artists.
– Nunavut produced, made and owned. This App is a gateway into the incredible world of Inuit culture and language.

Inuvialuktun One Language App

Inuvialuktun OneBy Yamózha Kúé Society

Description

Paarutit! The Government of Northwest Territories Department of Education, Culture and Employment, and the Inuvialuit Cultural Resource Centre are delighted to present an Inuvialuktun (Uummarmiutun) Language App now available FREE on the iTunes App store. This app offers language learning, practice, games and quizzes in many everyday categories such as greetings, phrases, vowels, expressions and much more. Learn your language and surprise your elders. Quyanaq!

  • Seller: Yamozha Kue Society

More Apps from this developer including:  Gwich’in Alpha, South Slavey, Denededline, Shutaot’ine, Tlicho Languages

My Cree – Learn the Plains Cree Language – Nehiyawetan: Let’s Speak Cree

mycree-screenshotBy Nehiyawetan Productions

My Cree is a fun way to begin speaking Plains Cree. Designed with Native youth in mind, the user interface looks great and is cool to use. With My Cree it is easy to find, listen to and practice the words and phrases. We’ve grouped the several hundred words and phrases into easy to navigate categories such as Activities, Family, and Food. Each word and phrase example is clearly spoken by a fluent Plains Cree speaker who taught Cree for over 30 years. We offer a Pronunciation Guide to the Cree alphabet, with audio examples and explanations to help you understand and speak Cree. We also offer real life phrases so you can go beyond simple word use quickly.

Designed for: iPhone and iPad

 

Visit the My Cree App website.

Tusaalanga Inuktitut Language App

Tusaalanga App Description

NOTE: There appears to be a random issue with iOS 7 and our app. We’re working to fix it and hopefully will have a new version up soon. If you are unable to hear the audio, please use our              website: http://www.tusaalanga.ca instead

Inuktitut, the unique, millennia old language of the Inuit is spoken in various forms across the circumpolar world. As a people, Inuit inhabit the arctic coastlines from Greenland through  Canada’s North and into Alaska and Russia.

The Tusaalanga Inuktitut for iOS app is the newest resource in support of Inuktitut language learning in the Nunavut region of Canada. It is based on the award winning tusaalanga.ca website and provides access to thousands of sound files, grammar notes, vocabulary, dialogues and more.

Features unique to this application include:

Personal Glossary: This feature allows you to use the built-in mic/camera to create, record, edit and manage your own glossaries.

Dialect Selection: One of five Inuktitut dialect variations can be selected through the “Settings” control

Syllabic Text Input/Display: The application supports use of both Syllabic and Romanised Inuktitut text. This includes text input through an automatic conversion/transliteration tool – simply type in standardized roman and it will convert to syllabics.

© 2011 Pirurvik Centre

Maskwacis Cree App

Maskwacis-Cree-App-screenshot   The Maskwacis Cree app is from the Samson Cree Nation. We hope this app will help you learn this beautiful language.

App includes:
– 20 categories
– 3 games and 3 quizzes
– Culture Notes with songs, video, historical images
and much more!

© Samson Cree Nation

The Maskwacis Cree language app is now available for download in iTunes. It can be downloaded for free for 2 months, after which there will be a $0.99 fee.

Wikwemikong to launch Odawa Language App

The Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve Chief and Council have made an investment in language retention and promotion by utilizing modern technology. The ancestral language of the community is Odawa but is now composed of all three distinct dialects of the Anishnaabe language; Ojibwe, Odawa and Pottawatomi.

Wikwemikong is currently in the process of developing an “Odawa Language App” for Apple and Android smartphones and tablets through partnerships with the Wikwemikong Heritage Organization (WHO) and the Naagdawendaanda Anishinabemowin Committee (NAC). The group is developing the language App utilizing Wikwemikong’s ancestral Odawa dialect of the Anishnaabe language. An Advisory working group will be set up to develop the features and learning tools of the app and will also be formulating the language component.

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Bramble Berry Tales Interactive Storybooks

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Rival Schools Media Design launches the first Bramble Berry Tales interactive storybook application, The Story of Kalkalilh. This beautifully illustrated children’s story is available worldwide in English, French, Spanish, and Squamish (S.wx_wú7mesh). The Story of Kalkalilh is an adventure that combines rich artwork, 3D animation, touch navigation, a multilingual dictionary, and the narration of Chief Ian Campbell to provide children an experience that is educational and fun. (read more)

Platforms Available
iTunes App Store
Google Play
Amazon
Barnes & Noble
Fuhu (TBA)

Ojibway Language iPhone iPad App | Ogoki Learning Systems Inc.

Our app is uniquely designed to work in remote communities because it does not require an internet connection.

Download the Ojibway Language and People iPhone iPad App available on iTunes.
Learn the Ojibway language the easy way by listening to the spoken word. Finally, you can listen to common words and phrases helping you to speak Ojibway with proper pronunciation. Also, learn about the Ojibway people, famous Ojibways, Treaties and more! Listen to important phrases like “greetings”, “numbers”, “weather”, “family relations” and more. Learn to write basic Sylabics as well. Visit Ojibway Language program for teachers students and schools | Ogoki Learning Systems Inc..

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