There is no word for assessment in Cree- maybe that is why it is such a Cree-ative Language!!!

Cree Numbers One Through Ten (and zero)

mwac ke’kwa’n
0 – zero
Literally: not anything
1 – one
2 – two
3 – three
n’ew, ne’wo, ne’yo
4 – four
5 – five
n(i)kotwa’sik or kotwa’sik
6 – six
7 – seven
ayina’new (dialects: e’na’ne’w)
8 – eight
ke’ka’c mita’taht
9 – nine
Literally: almost ten
mita’taht (W. dialects: mita’yaht for mita’taht)
10 – ten
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Oskih Kisinahmawakan / The New Student
Performance Task Description
You have volunteered to be a buddy to a new student who has arrived in class. This is
the first time you are meeting him or her. Introduce yourself, exchange some personal
information with the new student and welcome him or her to the class.
1. Find a partner. One person is the buddy, the other the new student. Switch roles
2. Plan and present a possible first meeting between the two students.
Sample dialogue
Buddy: Tân΄sih! / Hello!
New Student: Tân΄sih kîya! / Hello, Hi!
Buddy: Moya nân´taw? / How are you?
New Student: Moya nân´taw nîsta. / I am fine.
Buddy: Niya Buddy nitsîkason. / My name is Buddy.
New Student: Nîya Jake nitsîkasan. / My name is Jake.
Buddy: Tântahto piponân? / How old are you?
New Student: Mitâtaht. / 10.
Buddy: Nîsta mitâtaht! / I am also 10!
New Student: Kawâpamitin asâmena. / See you later.
3. Shake hands.



Taken from Cree Language and 9 Year Program Grade 4 Classroom Assessment Materials

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