11 mahkwa kiilhswa (2023)

noonki kaahkiihkwe tikawi ceeliteeki (59℉) tikawi aahsanteeki ahsenisiipionki. noonki peehkonteeki naawi waawiyiisita mahkwa kiilhswa (keešaakosita). taaniši kiišikahki niiyaaha apiyani? neemani-nko kati mahkwa kiilhswa? tookinanto oowaaha -> mahkwa kiilhswa neemani-nko kati aakalaahšimaataweenki? toohkinanto mihtahkiši. (For English, click below)

Mahkihkiwa: the Myaamia Ethnobotanical Database

After years of research, Mahkihkiwa, a Myaamia Ethnobotanical Database is ready for the community to use! Mahkihkiwa or ‘herb medicine’ in English, was chosen as the name to signify the important role plants play in our culture and lives as Myaamia people. This database consolidates practical uses and Myaamia knowledge of local plants into a…

The Battle of the Mississinewa, 1812

It was cold, that much we know. A decade plus two centuries ago, the War of 1812 made its violent impact on the Myaamia and Delaware families living along the Nimacihsinwi Siipiiwi ‘Mississinewa River.’ It happened along a stretch of the river near where Meshingomesia and his band would put their schoolhouse a couple of…

17 ayaapia kiilhswa (2022)

noonki kaahkiihkwe tikawi neepanki (44℉) aalahkwahki ahsenisiipionki. noonki peehkonteeki kiinte waawiyiisita 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)

weehki-kaloosioni: oonsaawiminaapowi ‘New word: Lemonade’

Sometimes creating a new word in Myaamiaataweenki requires days or even weeks of work researching in the archives and asking our relatives in other tribes questions about how they name something. But every once in a while a new word emerges in a moment and immediately feels right to everyone (and passes muster with the…

Artist Spotlight: Jared Nally

Written by Joshua Sutterfield Meet Jared Nally, a Myaamia student who is currently seeking a Master’s degree in Environmental Science at Miami University. He is a recipient of the Aanchtaakia Graduate Fellowship. Aanchtaakia is the Myaamia word meaning ‘change maker.’ This fellowship is specifically designed for tribal scholars motivated to make positive change in tribal…

26 ayaapeensa kiilhswa (2022)

noonki kaahkiihkwe tikawi neepanki (43℉) aahsanteeki ahsenisiipionki. noonki peehkonteeki myaalisiwa ayaapeensa kiilhswa (peemineeta). taaniši kiišikahki niiyaaha apiyani? neemani-nko kati ayaapeensa kiilhswa? tookinanto oowaaha -> ayaapeensa kiilhswa neemani-nko kati aakalaahšimaataweenki? toohkinanto mihtahkiši. (For English, click below)

Oxford Community Arts Center Exhibition and First Friday Event

Written by Stella Beerman Back in October, the Myaamia Center and Myaamia Heritage Museum and Archive worked together to curate “weeyaakiteeheeyankwi neepwaantiiyankwi: Celebrating 50 Years of Learning from Each Other” at the Oxford Community Arts Center. This exhibit celebrated our 50-year relationship with Miami University through photography from Myaamia community members and Myaamia Center staff,…

19 ayaapeensa kiilhswa (2022)

noonki kaahkiihkwe tikawi neepanki (44℉) aahsanteeki ahsenisiipionki. niišwi kaahkiihkwe awiiki manetwa piihsaaci. teepi-hka aalhsoohkiiyankwi noonki. noonki peehkonteeki napale neepiki kiilhswa (peemineeta). taaniši kiišikahki niiyaaha apiyani? neemani-nko kati ayaapeensa kiilhswa? tookinanto oowaaha -> ayaapeensa kiilhswa neemani-nko kati aakalaahšimaataweenki? toohkinanto mihtahkiši. (For English, click below)