‘Just Us’

 

(We’re still putting this page together… Miigwech for being patient with us.)
 

Facilitating Cultural Awareness with Biigtigong’s Dialect

 

In the Summer of 2018… {additional text to appear here}
 
 

‘Just Us’ Translations

 

(1) door
 

(2) mathematics
 

(3) science
 

(4) locker/lockers
 

(5) homework
 

(6a) history (in general)
 

(6b) history of (animate) them
 

(6c) history of (inanimate) something
 

(7) fire
 

(8) fire keeper
 

(9) art
 

(10a) [You(singular)] listen!
 

(10b) [You(plural)] listen!
 

(10c) Let’s listen!
 

(11) geography
 

(12a) [You(singular)] come in!
 

(12b) [You(plural)] come in!
 

(13a) Welcome to here, [you(singular)].
 

(13b) Welcome to here, [you(plural)].
 

(14) tobacco
 

(15) reception
 

(16) [Nishnaabe] elder
 

(17) [school] principal
 

(18) school principal’s office
 

(19) regalia
 

(20) library
 

(21) librarian
 

(22) pow-wow, dance
 

(23a) school
 

(23b) school [building]
 

(24) gym
 

(25) student
 

(26a) culture room
 

(26b) Nishnaabe-culture room
 

(27) teacher
 

(28) washroom, bathroom
 

(29) smudges [people], smudges [things]
 

(30) cafeteria
 

(31) skips class
 

(32) kitchen
 

(33) attendance office
 

(34) office