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The 2009 NCLRC Cree Language Festival was a success for all involved. Many communities were present to compete with one another in a fun-friendly competition. As with last year, categories were split in singles and group competitions for both adults and children.

NCLRC Festival Winners Lists: Children | Adults

Several different schools from various communities were involved in the competition, including:

SCHOOL

Community

Placings

Keethanow Elementary School

Stanley Mission

1 st – 3 placings
2 nd – 1 placing
3 rd - 2 placings

Sally Ross School

Hall Lake

1 st – 1 placing
2 nd – 1 placing
3 rd - 1 placing

Minahik Waskahigan

Pinehouse

1 st – 2 placings
2 nd – 0 placings
3 rd - 0 placings

Senator Myles Venne School

La Ronge

1 st – 2 placings
2 nd – 2 placings
3 rd - 1 placing

Bell’s Point Elementary School

La Ronge

1 st – 2 placings
2 nd – 2 placings
3 rd - 2 placings

The evening event also had other communities participating, including: Stanley Mission, Southend, Grandmother’s Bay, Pinehouse, and La Ronge.

Having the Cree Language Festival in March meant warmer weather for travellers as the temperature was hovering at minus 5-7 Degrees Celsius. Last year, we had the event in February 12, with temperatures hovering around minus 16-18 degrees.

We hope you enjoyed the 2009 NCLRC Cree Language Festival, and please check out our gallery of pictures of the event.

The videos for this event are still under review and will be edited for viewing on this website and on our youtube channel: http://www.youtube.com/TGLCP Please stay tuned as we should have the videos onlineby late-April or early-May.