Author Archives: John Steckley

Let’s eat

“Let’s Eat” and Related Words in Wyandotte The Wyandotte language has an interesting way to say “let’s”. Take the word Kyaraskwaˀ meaning “Let’s (the two of us) leave.” Here is how you would break this word down: Ky- we two … Continue reading

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The name ‘Mudeater’

Mudeater One of the most significant names in the history of the Wyandotte of Oklahoma is that of Mudeater. The name of Matthew Mudeater comes to mind. Here is my interpretation of the word that I believe was used to … Continue reading

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Bearing with the Wyandotte Language

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Family Terms 3

Wyandot Family Terms #3 ahšutaˀ My grandparent(can be used with both mother’s and father’s parents) ahšut My grandchild(can be used with both your sons’ and your daughters’ children) The verb root is -ahšutaˀ- ‘to be grandparent to.’ ažaraˀseh My cousin(we … Continue reading

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