Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 1 only
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours and 1 Practicum/Lab hours
Department: Curriculum Studies
The cognitive benefits of incorporating music in language learning are integral to culture, for the Cree are a singing nation. nehiyawak have been singing since the beginning of time. There are songs for all occasions from lullabies to thanksgiving and celebration. Cree Songs help memorize phonetics, long sentences, stimulate the vocals and assist in getting comfortable with finding the “Cree Voice.” By involving dancing, the entire brain is being stimulated which is termed “whole brain learning.”
Prerequisite(s): Permission required.
Restriction(s): Course only open to students in the Indigenous Language Certificate program.
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