iši neepwaamici nintaana ‘what my daughter has taught me’ part 4

When we last left off in the story of what I’ve learned from nintaana ‘my daughter’ Seenseewia, my family and I were just a couple weeks away from the initial stay-at-home orders that were intended to slow the spread of COVID-19. Like many people, we were caught pretty unawares by the entire event but tried…

iši neepwaamici nintaana ‘what my daughter has taught me’ Part 1

Part 1: 0 – 10 months It’s not an understatement for me to say that everything I know about Myaamia language, culture, and people comes from my family, from my wife Tina (Peehkateewa) and daughter Adeline (nicknamed Seenseewia). My first exposure and experiences with Myaamiaataweenki ‘Miami language’ began when Tina was a student in the…