2023 McCall MacBain Scholar
McGill Faculty of Arts, Ad Hoc MA, Indigenous Language Revitalization
University of Winnipeg (BEd/BA’23)
Gimli, Manitoba, Canada
Cameron is completing a Bachelor of Arts in Indigenous Languages and a Bachelor of Education in History at the University of Winnipeg. For three years, he worked with an Elder and other community members to create a mobile application for learning nehinawewin (Swampy Cree). Cameron also participated in six Habitat for Humanity home-building trips, volunteered with a community-based safety patrol, and contributed to university policy-making by serving on two committees. He has worked most summers and spent last summer learning Cree at a language camp in northern Manitoba, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. Cameron plans to pursue the Ad Hoc Master of Arts in Indigenous Language Revitalization.