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Family terms 2

Family Terms #2 1) Aunt (father’s sister, father’s brother’s wife) ahrahak my aunt (addressing your father’s sister or father’s brother’s wife) verb root -ahrahak- ‘to be aunt to’ 2) Uncle (mother’s brother*) awatęnǫrǫˀ my uncle (addressing your mother’s brother) verb … Continue reading

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Family terms

When the Wyandot of the past addressed each other, they generally preferred to use the term for their family or kinship relationship, rather than addressing the person’s name. Here is part one of a lesson on family terms. Calling, Addressing … Continue reading

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What the Little Turtles Learned.

What the Little Turtles Learned Lesson One Greeting Kweh Hello John (or Loretta or Norm) ižatsih I am called (the symbol ž stands for -zh-) You can also identify yourself as Wyandotte by saying: Wyandotte ižatsih Wyandotte, I am called. … Continue reading

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Free Lacrosse Camp June 24-26 in Wyandotte

The Wyandotte Nation Cultural Committee will be hosting a FREE Lacrosse Camp June 24-25-26 for athletes ages 10-17 at the Wyandotte High School Football Field from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch will be provided. Space is limited (50 participants) … Continue reading

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