wiinhsihsiaki miihkimaataawi ‘Let’s Harvest Onions’

With the end of peepoonki ‘winter’ and the closing of our maple sugar camp, it’s time to get ready to go hunting for wiinhsihsia ‘onion’ and šikaakwa ‘ramps.’ Soon the soft green leaves of both of these plants should begin to poke their way up above the piles of leaves leftover from the fall. This…

2022 Myaamiaki Conference Preview

This year, the Myaamia Center is hosting our ninth biennial Myaamiaki Conference on Saturday, April 9th.  This day-long event is a chance for our staff and affiliates to present their research projects to the Myaamia community.  The conference is held at Miami University, which allows faculty, staff, and students to also attend and learn about…

weehki kaloosioni: kiinteelintaakani ‘New Word: Computer’

Computers are everywhere today. Everyone has them and we all use them on a daily basis. It’s important in any language to be able to talk about your daily life and the things around you, and Myaamia is no exception. For our new word post today we introduce a word we created many years ago,…

13 aanteekwa kiilhswa (2022)

noonki kaahkiihkwe tikawi ceeliteeki (72℉) peehki kiišikahki ahsenisiipionki. noonki peehkonteeki waawiyiisita aanteekwa kiilhswa (keešaakosita). taaniši kiišikahki niiyaaha apiyani? neemani-nko kati aanteekwa kiilhswa? tookinanto oowaaha -> aanteekwa kiilhswa neemani-nko kati aakalaahšimaataweenki? toohkinanto mihtahkiši. (For English, click below)

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…

3 aanteekwa kiilhswa (2022)

noonki kaahkiihkwe tikawi ceeliteeki (55℉) peetilaanki ahsenisiipionki. noonki peehkonteeki naanoohkite neepanki (32℉). alaake peehkonteekinki ciinkwia awiiwahi neehineeciki neehi ciinkwia pyaaci. noonki peehkonteeki kiinte saakiwa aanteekwa kiilhswa (keešaakosita). taaniši kiišikahki niiyaaha apiyani? neemani-nko kati aanteekwa kiilhswa? tookinanto oowaaha -> aanteekwa kiilhswa neemani-nko kati aakalaahšimaataweenki? toohkinanto mihtahkiši. (For English, click below)

Update: Office of Assessment and Evaluation (OAE)

In this prior blog post, I introduced the work of the Nipwaayoni Acquisition and Assessment Team (I will refer to it as the NAATeam), including our history, goals, and future plans. I want to first assure you that nothing has changed with those regards. However, there has been some reorganization within the Myaamia Center to…

26 mahkoonsa kiilhswa (2022)

noonki kaahkiihkwe tikawi ceeliteeki (57℉) tikawi aalahkwahki ahsenisiipionki. noonki peehkonteeki neepiki mahkoonsa kiilhswa (peemineeta). kapootwe kati saakiwa aanteekwa kiilhswa. taaniši kiišikahki niiyaaha apiyani? neemani-nko kati mahkoonsa kiilhswa? tookinanto oowaaha -> mahkoonsa kiilhswa neemani-nko kati aakalaahšimaataweenki? toohkinanto mihtahkiši. (For English, click below)

Was a comet responsible for the decline of the Hopewell?

Written by Andrew Sawyer, Education Outreach Specialist On February 1, 2022 Scientific Reports published a report titled The Hopewell airburst event, 1699–1567 years ago (252–383 CE)[1]. In this report, the authors claim to have found evidence of a cosmic airburst event that took place in the Ohio River Valley between about 1,639 and 1,770 years…