Vincent Ahenakew – The Story of Northern Michif
In the final instalment of this season of Paykiiwikay, host Leah Dorion travels to Île-à-la-Crosse where she finds Vincent Ahenakew who is a staunch proponent of Northern Michif. His efforts to preserve the language have led to a Michif course requirement to receive a high school degree.
“We try different creative ways to kind of promote the language, the culture of course, the class instruction we do outdoor ed. (education) there’s the outdoor ed. (education) component as well that goes hand in hand.”