• New video showcases Amo app highlights

    You can now download our new picture book app AMO, the app version of Amō’s Sapotawan in the App Store on iOS and the Play Store on Android. The app features several interactive games, narration in Cree and in English, as well as an engaging soundscape.

    More information on sixseasonsproject.ca

  • Pīsim Finds Her Miskanaw Featured in Anniversary Catalog

    Six Seasons first book Pisim Finds Her Miskanaw mentioned in catalogue for Portage & Main Press/HighWater Press anniversary 15th.

  • Six Seasons AMO app and Teacher's Guide Launch: Photos

    Six Seasons researchers, Knowledge Keepers, and project partners celebrated the launch of the new app and Teacher's Guide for Amō’s Sapotawan in Leatherdale Hall at the University of Winnipeg. Here you can revisit the event and listen to the various speakers.

  • Recording of the Launch of the AMO app and the new Teacher's Guide

    Recording of the Launch of the AMO app and the new Teacher's Guide Six Seasons

  • AMO app and PISIM app now available on iOS and Android

    AMO app and PISIM app now available on iOS and Android

  • Launch of the New Six Seasons App and Teacher's Guide

    Please join us for the joint launch of AMO, the second app in the Six Seasons series, and the new Teacher’s Guide for AMO and Amō’s Sapotawan.

    The event will take place on Thursday, November 23, from 4:30 pm to 6 pm in Leatherdale Hall at The University of Winnipeg.

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    Light refreshments will be provided.

    The AMO app not only allows readers to experience the Six Seasons picture book Amō’s Sapotawan in digital form, it also provides unique features, such as recorded narration in English and Cree and interactive games. The Teacher’s Guide is intended to support educators using Amō’s Sapotawan and the AMO app in the classroom. It presents four thematic modules that include teaching strategies with suggested connections to Manitoba middle years curricula in Social Studies, Science, English Language Arts, Health, and the Arts as well as Rocky Cree culture and language.

  • Film: Revisit the 2023 Rocky Cree Gathering

    Awaniki Asiniskaw Ithiniwak? Who Are the Rocky Cree? was a gathering in Thompson, Manitoba, that brought together Rocky Cree communities in Manitoba and academic researchers working on topics related to Rocky Cree culture, history, stories, and language. The gathering was organized by the Six Seasons of the Asiniskaw Ithiniwak project at the University of Winnipeg and the Asiniskaw Ithiniwak Mamawiwin, a grassroots group focused on documenting the oral histories of the asiniskaw ithiniwak in northern Manitoba.

  • William Dumas receives Manitowapow Award

    Six Seasons is happy to congratulate project storyteller and mentor William Dumas for receiving the Manitowapow Award as part of the Manitoba Book Awards 2023. Dumas is sharing the award together with David A. Robertson and Joshua Whitehead. Th award is presented every two years to two Indigenous writers or oral performers who demonstrate excellence in writing, storytelling or spoken word and who also actively support Indigenous verbal arts in Manitoba.

  • Six Seasons Archaeology Team receives Indigenous Research Partnership Award

    The Six Seasons project was recognized by Lakehead University for our commitment to revitalizing Indigenous languages and fostering cultural preservation. The Archaeology Team including team leader Dr. Scott Hamilton, Professor in Anthropology at Lakehead University, Research Associate Dr. Jill Taylor-Hollings, and technicians Clarence Surette and Chris McEvoy from Anthropology, and William Dumas, Knowledge Keeper and main author of the book series Six Seasons of the Asiniskaw Īthiniwak, received the Indigenous Research Partnership Award from Lakehead University.

  • William Dumas receives Queen's Platinum Jubilee Medal

    Six Seasons storyteller and mentor William Dumas received the Queen's Platinum Jubilee Medal. He was selected by Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) to honour his service to his community, Manitoba, and Canada. William Dumas was awarded the medal in Thompson, Manitoba, on June 6.