Tribal Council Vocabulary

Zaw Bogya Gisés 2009 / September 2009



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Zaw Bogya Gisés -- September (Leaves Turning Moon)


Kéno ma gwét -- Teacher


Kénomagé -- Teach he/she does


Kénomagéwén -- Teaching


Mno kénomagwét yawé -- He/She is a good teacher


Wég wni tthe wa kénomagéyan? -- What am I going to teach?


Noég gméshomsénanék kénomagéwénén -- Seven Grandfather Teachings


Skono -- School go to he/she does


Ni jé pi wa skonoyén? -- When are you going to go to school?


Ni jé pi wa ___________? -- When are you going to go to__________?


Dawéwgémek -- Store


Odanék -- Town


Mbagén -- Bed


In other words, if you said Ni jé pi wa mbagén -- you are saying When are you going to go to bed?




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