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A time for Wyandottes to ‘Gather’

By Lloyd Devine Wyandotte Nation
Culture Committee Chairman This year we are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Wyandotte Nation Pow-Wow. I invite you to come and learn the traditions and history of pow-wow, and how it fits into our Wyandotte … Continue reading

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Pronouncing Waⁿdat Words 4

In this installment of the language blog, let’s move onto three more consonants: ʔ, ⁿd, and ⁿg. The first one is called a glottal stop, because to pronounce it you stop the air from coming out of your throat by … Continue reading

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Pronouncing Wandat Words 3

The last two language blogs were about the pronunciation of the vowels, oral vowels in Pronouncing Wandat Words 1, and nasal vowels in Pronouncing Wandat Words 2. This time we’re moving on to the consonants. Most of the consonants are … Continue reading

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Pronouncing Wandat Words 2

Kweh! Last time we went over the oral vowels of Wandat, i u e a. This time we’ll look at the nasal vowels, ę ǫ. You might have seen these vowels written in different ways, such as ẽ õ, en … Continue reading

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