"Aanii" [hello]: Kenny Pheasant's Quest, Odawa Language for the Masses
When Kenny Pheasant, 56, was a child on Canada’s Manitoulin ... the French thought the names of the great tribes of the region were Odawa, Ojibwa and Pottawattamie. But that actually these words mean ‘to trade’, ‘building things’ and ‘fire ...
John Eggers: How do you say goodbye in Ojibwe?
How do you say “goodbye” in Ojibwe? Thanks to some dedicated people in town, we know how to say “hello” (Boozhoo), but how do you say goodbye? As you probably already know, there is no word for “goodbye” in Ojibwe. About the closest word would ...
Word for Word / High School Speeches; Farewell, Dear Fellow Graduates. Hello, Whoever I Am.
Tanya Holthusen was the valedictorian in a class of 29 at Red Lake High School on the Red Lake Indian Reservation in northern Minnesota. She lives in Ponemah (pronounced Po-NEE-mah), or Where the Wind Blows. Miss Holthusen, an Ojibwa, spoke on the ...
Special Edition~Your Words@NN13: Street Prophets
Social harmony and balance is necessary among the people and this allows them to work and live together. Harmony begins with words: words are living things and continue to live long after they have been spoken. Most people can reach into their backpack of ...
With hotel purchases, the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe welcomes you to St. Paul (again)
“Hello, St. Paul,” tribal business leader Joseph Nayquonabe ... If you want to say thanks, the word In Ojibwe is miigwech.