15 šaašaakayolia kiilhswa (2020)

noonki kaahkiihkwe tikawi ceeliteeki (79℉) aalahkwahki ahsenisiipionki. noonki peehkonteeki kiinte waawiyiisita (peemineeta). taaniši kiišikahki niiyaaha apiyani? neemani-nko kati šaašaakayolia kiilhswa? tookinanto oowaaha -> šaašaakayolia kiilhswa neemani-nko kati aakalaahšimaataweenki? toohkinanto mihtahkiši. (For English, click below)

Dictionary Update!

Today we announce that the new Myaamiaataweenki dictionary is going live as both a new app and a new website! The app can be found on the app store or google play by searching “ILDADictionary” and the web version can be found at https://mc.miamioh.edu/ilda-myaamia/dictionary. In the next month, we will be discontinuing the old app,…

2 šaašaakayolia kiilhswa (2020)

noonki kaahkiihkwe ceeliteeki (83℉) tikawi aalahkwahki ahsenisiipionki. noonki peehkonteeki kiinte saakiwa šaašaakayolia kiilhswa (keešaakosita). taaniši kiišikahki niiyaaha apiyani? neemani-nko kati šaašaakayolia kiilhswa? tookinanto oowaaha -> šaašaakayolia kiilhswa neemani-nko kati aakalaahšimaataweenki? toohkinanto mihtahkiši. (For English, click below)

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…

nintaweemaakana ‘My Cousin’

This summer, we introduced a new kinship term, nintaweemaakana ‘my cousin,’ to our Myaamia community. This word is meant to be used for the children of nisekohsa ‘my aunt (father’s sister)’ and nišihsa ‘my uncle (mother’s brother)’ regardless of their, or your, gender. In a village setting two hundred years ago, our community had a…