Tribal Council Vocabulary

Ktthe mko gises 2009 / January 2009



Ktthe mko gises -- January (Big Bear Moon)


We zhbye get -- Secretary / one who writes


Gig do wne ne -- Representative / one who speaks on behalf of


Mzhen ki wne ne -- Police officer / Sheriff


Kche de tpe se -- "Big Wheel” / slang for Boss


Zhe webet -- Something is the matter with it


Maji bdon -- Turn in on / Make it start


Bye nesh o -- Bring him / her


We gwni je wa nadyen? -- What are you going after?


Zho shkwa mget -- It is slippery


Iw kwshe e we nuk, e na gdo wat ode getê zhechkewun -- It’s good, they are following the old ways


Jigshkodé -- By the Fire




Council Words 2012