30 mahkwa kiilhswa (2023)

noonki kaahkiihkwe tikawi neepanki (34℉) aalahkwahki kooniki ahsenisiipionki. alaake manetwa piihsaaci. noonki peehkonteeki neepiki mahkwa kiilhswa (peemineeta). kaapootwe kati saakiwa waawiita kiilhswa. taaniši kiišikahki niiyaaha apiyani? neemani-nko kati mahkwa kiilhswa? tookinanto oowaaha -> mahkwa kiilhswa neemani-nko kati aakalaahšimaataweenki? toohkinanto mihtahkiši. (For English, click below)

19 mahkwa kiilhswa (2023)

noonki kaahkiihkwe tikawi ceeliteeki (50℉) aalahkwahki šeepilaaniki ahsenisiipionki. noonki šaayiipaawe ciinkwia noontaahkweeta. noonki peehkonteeki napale neepiki mahkwa kiilhswa (peemineeta). taaniši kiišikahki niiyaaha apiyani? neemani-nko kati mahkwa kiilhswa? tookinanto oowaaha -> mahkwa kiilhswa neemani-nko kati aakalaahšimaataweenki? toohkinanto mihtahkiši. (For English, click below)

mahkwa pimi ‘Black Bear Grease’

As we are in the midst of Mahkwa Kiilhswa ‘Black Bear Moon,’ I thought it would be fitting to write a brief post about one of the favorite all purpose substances of the Myaamia past: mahkwa pimi ‘Black bear grease.’ In one of our community’s favorite Aalhsoohkaana ‘Winter Stories,’ Wiihsakacaakwa goes out visiting to his…

11 mahkwa kiilhswa (2023)

noonki kaahkiihkwe tikawi ceeliteeki (59℉) tikawi aahsanteeki ahsenisiipionki. noonki peehkonteeki naawi waawiyiisita mahkwa kiilhswa (keešaakosita). taaniši kiišikahki niiyaaha apiyani? neemani-nko kati mahkwa kiilhswa? tookinanto oowaaha -> mahkwa kiilhswa neemani-nko kati aakalaahšimaataweenki? toohkinanto mihtahkiši. (For English, click below)

17 ayaapia kiilhswa (2022)

noonki kaahkiihkwe tikawi neepanki (44℉) aalahkwahki ahsenisiipionki. noonki peehkonteeki kiinte waawiyiisita ayaapia kiilhswa (peemineeta). taaniši kiišikahki niiyaaha apiyani? neemani-nko kati ayaapia kiilhswa? tookinanto oowaaha -> ayaapia kiilhswa neemani-nko kati aakalaahšimaataweenki? toohkinanto mihtahkiši. (For English, click below)

weehki-kaloosioni: oonsaawiminaapowi ‘New word: Lemonade’

Sometimes creating a new word in Myaamiaataweenki requires days or even weeks of work researching in the archives and asking our relatives in other tribes questions about how they name something. But every once in a while a new word emerges in a moment and immediately feels right to everyone (and passes muster with the…

26 ayaapeensa kiilhswa (2022)

noonki kaahkiihkwe tikawi neepanki (43℉) aahsanteeki ahsenisiipionki. noonki peehkonteeki myaalisiwa ayaapeensa kiilhswa (peemineeta). taaniši kiišikahki niiyaaha apiyani? neemani-nko kati ayaapeensa kiilhswa? tookinanto oowaaha -> ayaapeensa kiilhswa neemani-nko kati aakalaahšimaataweenki? toohkinanto mihtahkiši. (For English, click below)

19 ayaapeensa kiilhswa (2022)

noonki kaahkiihkwe tikawi neepanki (44℉) aahsanteeki ahsenisiipionki. niišwi kaahkiihkwe awiiki manetwa piihsaaci. teepi-hka aalhsoohkiiyankwi noonki. noonki peehkonteeki napale neepiki kiilhswa (peemineeta). taaniši kiišikahki niiyaaha apiyani? neemani-nko kati ayaapeensa kiilhswa? tookinanto oowaaha -> ayaapeensa kiilhswa neemani-nko kati aakalaahšimaataweenki? toohkinanto mihtahkiši. (For English, click below)

5 ayaapeensa kiilhswa (2022)

noonki kaahkiihkwe tikawi ceeliteeki (62℉) aalahkwahki neehi peetilaanki ahsenisiipionki. noonki peehkonteeki kiinte saakiwa ayaapeensa kiilhswa (keešaakosita). taaniši kiišikahki niiyaaha apiyani? neemani-nko kati ayaapeensa kiilhswa? tookinanto oowaaha -> ayaapeensa kiilhswa neemani-nko kati aakalaahšimaataweenki? toohkinanto mihtahkiši. (For English, click below)

Myaamia Sovereignty in the 21st Century

As a part of the Myaamia Heritage Program at Miami University, our students take part in a series of courses that help them to better understand who our people are today and who we were in the past. One of these courses focuses on key issues that our community faces today and the important role…