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

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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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