Friday, December 4, 2015

Xwii'xwi'em: Digital Storytelling - Ruler of the Forest

An e-book that supports classroom instruction in Hul'q'umi'num

In a language to related hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ (used by Musqueam), this enhanced ebook in epub format (62Mb) allows readers hear the text read by a Cowichan First Nation native speaker.

This illustrated/audio e-book will support both classroom instruction in Hul'q'umi'num as well as a broad range of other course curriculum that will benefit from a resource that is First Nations content and demonstrates traditional methods of storytelling and language as a stand-alone resource available to download for use at home, work or in recreational activities. The story has been selected by the Elders and Ruby Peter, Cowichan Tribes Elder, provided guidance in the development of this story for the project. The story is called Ruler of the Forest.