Skipping the Rope - Louis asks Randy to bring peminuhkwan (rope) to Mr. Thompson. Katie tells Randy that she heard her sister saying the word peminuhkwan when she was skipping the rope. Randy thinks that Mr. Thompson needs a skipping rope, but what Mr. Thompson needs is a rope to hang his hammock.
Car Trouble - Louis tells Randy to help Mr. Thompson kitchistin (clean) his car. Randy meets Katie, who thinks kitchistin the car means, fix the car. The kids decide to ask Mr. Charles for tools, and then go to Mr. Thompson’s house. Mr. Thompson tells Randy that his car is working fine, and that what he needs to do is clean it.
This is the story of Louis, an Aboriginal elder, whose mission in life is to help the people in his community in any way he can. louis is getting older and it's getting harder for him to help people on his own So he decides to recruit Randy, a 10-year old boy, to help him with his work. Every day Lois gives Randy a task. But there is one problem: Louis mostly speaks Cree and jRandy only speaks English. How can Randy help Louis if he can't understand his instructions? in order for Randy to fully understand louis' instructions he first needs to learn what the Cree words mean.