2 ayaapia kiilhswa (2020)

noonki kaahkiihkwe tikawi neepanki (46℉) aahsanteeki ahsenisiipionki. naanoohkite neepanki. noonki peehkonteeki kiinte saakiwa ayaapia kiilhswa (keešaakosita). taaniši kiišikahki niiyaaha apiyani? neemani-nko kati ayaapia kiilhswa? tookinanto oowaaha -> ayaapia kiilhswa neemani-nko kati aakalaahšimaataweenki? toohkinanto mihtahkiši. (For English, click below)

Introducing the Nipwaayoni Acquisition and Assessment Team (NAAT)

Aya eeweemilaani, kiišikohkwa weenswiaani. ‘Hello my relatives, my name is Haley Shea.’ I am an enrolled Tribal member and also work doing research at the Myaamia Center. As a child, I attended the Eewansaapita camp (in the very first year!) and have continued engaging with tribal programming ever since. I feel honored to continue to…

26 ayaapeensa kiilhswa (2020)

noonki kaahkiihkwe peehki-kiišikahki (54℉) aahsanteeki ahsenisiipionki. eehkwa peenipakahki. noonki peehkonteeki naawi myaalisiwa (peemineeta). taaniši kiišikahki niiyaaha apiyani? neemani-nko kati ayaapeensa kiilhswa? tookinanto oowaaha -> ayaapeensa kiilhswa neemani-nko kati aakalaahšimaataweenki? toohkinanto mihtahkiši. (For English, click below)

A History of Eewansaapita

This past summer marked the fourteenth year of the Eewansaapita Summer Youth Educational Experience. Eewansaapita means ‘sunrise’ and is a metaphoric expression for community rebirth, renewal, and empowerment. It is the flagship youth education program of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma for tribal citizens ages ten to sixteen. The focus of the program is to…

18 ayaapeensa kiilhswa (2020)

noonki kaahkiihkwe peehki-kiišikahki (70℉) aahsanteeki ahsenisiipionki. peenipakahki. noonki peehkonteeki kiinte waawiyiista (peemineeta). taaniši kiišikahki niiyaaha apiyani? neemani-nko kati ayaapeensa kiilhswa? tookinanto oowaaha -> ayaapeensa kiilhswa neemani-nko kati aakalaahšimaataweenki? toohkinanto mihtahkiši. (For English, click below)

weehki-kaloosioni: akwaniinkwaakani ‘New Word: Halloween Mask’

akwaniinkwaakani ‘general face mask, Halloween mask, thing that covers the face’ Just around the corner is October’s big holiday…Halloween! To go along with our recent interest in masks, such as our post about COVID masks two weeks ago, this week we have created a new word for a Halloween face mask: akwaniinkwaakani. This word literally…