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Cultural revitalization: Drawing on the past for a better future

Posted on June 19, 2020

When members of the Ministikwan Lake Cree Nation realized that their traditions, language and beliefs were in jeopardy, they took action. Guest blogger Kevin Lewis tells us about two revitalization initiatives that he has been involved in.

4 ways French has influenced the English language

Posted on June 8, 2020

English owes a lot to the French language. Read Chad Emery’s post to find out why you may know more French than you think!

The French legend of King Arthur

Posted on May 25, 2020

What do Richard Gere, Monty Python and Bugs Bunny have in common? King Arthur, of course! Discover the role that French played in Medieval Britain in this post by Steffan Landry!

7 wonders of literary language

Posted on May 11, 2020

You’ve heard of the seven wonders of the world, but have you heard of the seven wonders of literary language? Guest blogger Nadia Helal leads you on an inspiring journey through her top literary devices and techniques! Which one is your favourite?

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