Kapawe’no First Nation – Our Kapawe’no Nehiyawak Kiskinahamâtowikamik
continue to lead with Nêhiyawêwin starting our mornings off in a good way with our students and teachers.
This week we launched our students teaching students strategy. Hats off to our Grade 6&7 for leading the way with this great strategy along with our Nêhiyawêwin language keepers.
Niski Pisim (Goose Moon)
Nᐃᐢᑭ Pᐃᓯᒼ (Gᐆᐢe Mᐆᐣ)
Nistanew peyakosap isko nistanaw Newosap
ᓂᐢᑕᐣeᐤ ᑊeᔭᑯᓴᑊ ᐃᐢᑯ ᓂᐢᑕᓇᐤ ᐣeᐓᓴᑊ
March 21-24, 2023
Tansi – hello
Tansi kiya – how are you
Namoya nantow (manandow) – I am fine
Ekwa Kiya – And you
Namoyah nantow nista – I am fine too
Tansi Kitsikason – What is your name
[Your Name] Nitsikason – [Name] is my name
Tanti ochi Kiya – Where are you from
Niya ochi [place] – I am from (place)
Nikâhkî itohtân cî wayawew kamik? – Can I go to the bathroom?
Nikâhkî n’taw’minikwân cî nipîy? – Can I go and drink some water?
Nehiyawewin words of the week
Kaskwassoonkan – sewing machine
Asapap – thread
Kaskwasonapisk – thimble
Paskwahamatowin – scissors
Soponikan – needle
Kawiyak – porcupine quills
Mikis – bead
Pahkikin – moose hide
Senpan – ribbon
Senipanak – satin / silk
Ekosi maka – until next time
Miyo kisikansihk kakiyaw – have a nice day everyone
Last modified: April 11, 2023