"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 ...
Quest to save tribal languages
("Hello, boys and girls.") "It's probably my funnest class," said Amanda Merwin, whose family is Ojibwe. Her mother speaks a few words, and "my Dad is kind of learning. But I'm way better." The school would love to have an immersion program, said Kathy ...
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 ...
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.
A trifecta of summer festivals
Woman’s voice: “Hello.” Buffalo News: “Hello ... fried Oreos from St. Peter’s United Church of Christ on the North Tonawanda side. • Nearby, the Fellowship of God’s Word hawks homemade cannoli. How can you go wrong?