wiiyaakiteeheelo weehki-kihkatwe ‘Happy (Gregorian) New Year!’

In the next few days, we’ll be celebrating the Gregorian New Year! While this is the most commonly celebrated calendar new year around the world, it is also not the only one. For Myaamiaki, our year is based on the lunar calendar which reflects the cycles of the moon. This puts our lunar new year…

Ciinkwia Minohsaya ‘Painted Thunderbird Robe’ Series

We have partnered with a team of scholars to bring you a new series of interpretations of this Ciinkwia Minohsaya ‘Painted Thunderbird Robe.’ In this short discussion, our team explores a series of key questions as they seek to contextualize this beautiful work of art in time and place, as well as within the culture…

teekwahkahki ‘There is Frost”

The arrival of teekwahkahki ‘frost’ signals the end of neepinwiki ‘summer’ and the beginning of peepoonki ‘winter.’ The hard frost occurs during the period of seasonal transition called teekwaakiki ‘autumn’ in Myaamiaataweenki. This frost typically kills off the last of the green growth on plants and animals start to become less active. From a Myaamia cultural…

23 ayaapia kiilhswa (2020)

noonki kaahkiihkwe tikawi ceeliteeki (56℉) aahsanteeki ahsenisiipionki. noonki peehkonteeki napale neepiki 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)

About the Relationship Between the Miami Tribe and Miami University

In 2022, the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma and Miami University will celebrate the 50th anniversary of their unique relationship.  The relationship began when Chief Forest Olds visited Miami University in 1972, and it has since evolved from relationships between individual people into a multi-layered collaboration built on trust, respect, and a shared commitment to education. …

Tips for Using the Myaamia Online Dictionary and App

aya ceeki, the purpose of this post is to help you understand how the new Myaamia Dictionary website and mobile app work and to give you some tips for how to search on them effectively. For those who have yet to download the dictionary app, check out the Dictionary Update post for instructions on how…