Tribal Council Vocabulary

Etemen Gises 2011 / June 2011



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Etemen Gises -- June (Strawberry Moon)


Mksenen -- Moccasins (Plural)


Nmeksen -- My moccasin (Singular)


Gmeksen -- Your moccasin


Wmeksen -- His/her moccasin


Nmeksenan -- Our moccasin


Gmeksenwa -- You guys' moccasin (You - Plural)


Migwen -- Feather


Nmigwnem -- My feather


Gmigwnem -- Your feather


Wmigwnem -- His/her feather


Wnimshkege -- Someone wears a feather (on head with the feather upright)


Mtthedasen -- Leggings (Plural)


Migwnek -- Feathers (Plural)


Zenbabiskowagnen -- Ribbon Shirts


Gishknegwewyanen -- Vests


Wiwkwanen -- Caps, turbans, etc.


Nabshebzowen -- Earrings


Ktthibzowen -- Belts


Asdebebzowen -- Headband (Singular)


Napkewagnen -- Necklace






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