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 ...
To Our Anishinaabemowin Teachers: We are listening
Educator and spoken-word poet Taylor Mali often uses the term “Miracle ... and the complexity of the language. Our Language. Ojibwe Language. Anishinaabemowin. Our Anishinaabemowin teachers and instructors are a very ...
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 ...
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?
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.