Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

5 Cree words from the tipi pole teachings

Life lessons for everyone - in one of the languages of Treaty 6 territory

"The tipi pole teachings represent a guide to good living for Aboriginal people," says Derek Thunder, manager of NAIT's Nîsôhkamâtotân Centre, a gathering place and resource centre for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students.

Given the humanitarian nature of the 15 teachings, we can all benefit from the wisdom. Watch the video above to learn about five of them, as well as how to say each one, selected and demonstrated by Thunder.


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