šaaye aawiki neepwaamikonki ‘It’s time for school’

The transition back to school has arrived! It’s never too late to add some Myaamiaataweenki ‘Miami language’ into your daily routine, and the start of the school year feels like a great time to add something new. Let’s take a peek inside the “kaloolitiitaawi: Going to School” phrasebook which gathers school specific language in one…

Aacimweekaani ‘Council House’ – Emergence

During the 2020 Winter Gathering, Myaamiaki gathered together to dedicate the newly expanded Aacimweekaani ‘Council House.’ As cultural and governmental events have grown, the need for space became apparent. In 2017, the Miami Tribe received an Indian Community Development Block Grant in order to expand the structure. The new decor is meant to communicate the…

pahsaahkaahkanka ‘Summer Solstice’

Soon, the longest day of the year will be upon us, pahsaahkaahkanka ‘summer solstice.’ In our homelands, pahsaahkaahkanka usually marks the beginning of a period of rising temperatures, of rapid growth in plants, and an increased risk of drought. This day is also important because it acts as an anchor for our entire lunar calendar…

What’s New with Aacimotaatiiyankwi?

We are excited about these changes and look forward to sharing with you! Home Page If you haven’t already noticed, we have completely changed the look of Aacimotaatiiyankwi: A Myaamia Community Blog this week! Instead of a list of all of our latest blog posts, you’ll now see a featured content slider where we’ll be…

Blog Maintenance Occurring the Week of December 16, 2019

Aacimotaatiiyankwi has undergone some changes over the last several years. We’ve added new contributors and webpages as well as reorganized some of our existing posts and pages. Since we’re growing and changing, we believe it’s time for our look to get an update too! Over the course of this week, we will be making updates…