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Boozhoo Nanaboozhoo Ojibwe word of the day is Medicine Wheel “Mashkikii Detibised”


Boozhoo Nanaboozhoo with Michael Lyons on the Monday Morning Show

This week Nanaboozhoo teaches us about “Mashkikii Detibised” or Medicine Wheel that refers to the Four Stages of Life. Stage 1 is Baby(ies)- Abinoojiiyens(ag) and Child(childeren)- Abinoojii(yag). Stage 2 is Boy(s)- Gwiiwizens(ag) and Girl(s)- Ikwesens(ag). Stage 3 is Women(Women)- Ikwe(wag) and Man(men)- Inini(wag). Stage 4 is the elders or Old Woman(women)- Mindimooye(yag) and Old Man(men)- Akiwenzii(yag).

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Heidi Holtan has worked at KAXE/KBXE for over 20 years. She currently helms the Morning Show as News and Public Affairs Director. Heidi is a regional correspondent for WDSE/WRPT's Duluth Public Television’s Almanac North. In 2018 Heidi received the “Building Bridges in Media” award from the Islamic Resource Group for her work on KAXE/KBXE hosting conversations about anti-Muslim movements in rural Minnesota.
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