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Tyowennatyerénhton First Words

Tyowennatyerénhton First Words

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Book Description

Grade Levels: Preschool - Grade 12  

Book Type: Includes FREE digital audio and activity book downloads

Publisher: Reality Media

Copyright Data: 2023

Tyowennatyerénhton - First Words is an introductory Kanyen’kéha (Mohawk) vocabulary book and photo book with English translations. Featuring photographs from the land, families, teachers and their students can learn numbers, colours, feelings, traditional foods and other aspects of the natural world, important to the Haudenosaunee.  

Included in the book are additional vocabulary, as well as activities to connect with Mother Earth. Along with building vocabulary, this educational resource can be a starting off point for land-based learning and environmental stewardship. This book supports curriculum connections to media literacy, visual art, science, history, geography, mathematics and healthy living.  As well it can be used as an opening discussion about the importance of language revitalization.

In Fall 2023, Tyowennatyerénhton - First Words was selected as a best book for Kids and Teens by the Canadian Children’s Book Centre.

Bonus: The audio download can support the reader in word pronunciation.

The Activity guide,  geared to the primary grades invites children, teachers, parents/caregivers/grandparents to be on the land, to produce artwork, and explore nature.

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