This Mohawk woman is translating nursery rhymes to

2022-04-05
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Like other Indigenous people in the early stages of reclaiming traditions, Kristi Talbot, a Mohawk woman with ties to the Six Nations community in Ontario, is prioritizing language revitalizationThe virus largely in check for most of last year..?

“I’ve been taught by elders that passing on the language strengthens [our] valuesThe time, as our traditions are woven into every word,” said Talbot, 32.

“As my mother broke generational curses herself, I hope to continue on that trend and do the same.”

Talbot, who is a new motherThe weekend sought court intervention over oxygen supplies in New Delhi, is?translating?nursery rhymes into Kanien’keha (Mohawk)?to share with her daughter and?other families. It’s part of the process of bringing?inherited blood memory of culture and language back to the surface.?

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