Say It First

Indigenous Language Revitalization

book translation eight languages


The Honourable Lieutenant Governor Thomas Molloy, Elder Betty McKenna and Mike Parkhill do a public reading announcing 5 new books in each of Plains Cree, Woodland Cree, Swampy Cree, Saulteaux, Dene, Lakota, Nakota and Dakota. This is a Prince's Charities Canada project funded by the Canadian Department of Heritage, supported by the Saskatchewan Indigenous Cultural Centre and the First Nations University of Canada. SayITFirst would like to give special thanks to Garry Anaquod, Dr. Arok Wolvengrey, Chantal Marion and Astrid-Maria Chiarallo.

The Elders Speak

Brent Tookenay-CEO of Seven Generations Educational Institute


“SayITFirst has been a real catalyst for Seven Generations Educational Institute and our partnership with the Rainy River District School Board.  It has allowed us to become a driving force in the revitalization of Native Languages.”