Entries by dbaxter

Intangible Cultural Heritage

What is intangible cultural heritage and why is it important? Intangible culture or “living culture” refers to the aspects of culture that can be recorded but cannot be touched or stored in physical form.  Some examples include: song, music, dance, drama, stories, skills, cuisine, crafts and festivals.  These cultural vehicles are called “Human Treasures” by the […]

Guest Speaker at Honouring Our Language Educator Workshops

Our president, Darrick Baxter (@baxter204) has confirmed that he will be presenting a workshop at the Honouring our Language Educator Workshop in Winnipeg Manitoba.  He will be presenting on Effective Use of Technology in the Classroom. Language Apps in the Classroom Workshop Workshop Description Title: Making Language Apps Watch an Indigenous App Developer show you how […]

Endangered Native American Languages using Games to Teach

New Language Game Teaching Youth to Speak Nakota The Nakota language is one endangered Native American language that is making a comeback in local Saskatchewan schools this year.  The Nakota Language App is teaching young people to speak and use Nakota words and phrases for everyday items.  “This game uses everyday objects and phrases to […]

Syllabics Keyboard App

The new KERC Syllabics Keyboard App is amazing!  It is helping First Nation and Native American students learn in the classroom and home. Students can type in Syllabics on their smartphone and read the translation text as they type. New Syllabics Keyboard App “Learning Syllabics used to be difficult and only used by academics, but […]

Cree and Ojibway Language Bookmarks

Free Bookmarks in Cree and Ojibway Languages Ogoki Learning now has new classroom bookmarks in both Cree and Ojibway Languages. These Cree and Ojibway Language bookmarks are free to everyone and anyone.  Each bookmark features full gloss printing on each side with a Cree and Ojibway phrase on both the front and back.  Learn Ojibway […]

Ogoki Office Space!

Ogoki Learning Inc. has powered up! We are expanding and fully moved into our new office space at 1700 Ness Avenue in Winnipeg, Manitoba!  We now have a larger capacity, more computers, more tablets, more iPhones and more screens – but most importantly, we have the capacity to host more app development workshops. Or new address […]