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Boozhoo Nanaboozhoo Ojibwe Words of the Day: "Miskwaadesi" is Turtle and "Waabooz" is Rabbit


Michael Lyons with Boozhoo Nanaboozhoo

This week on Boozhoo Nanaboozhoo we hear the story of the turtle and the rabbit who race. Slow and steady wins the race with a twist at the end from Nanaboozhoo. Here is a list of the Ojibwe words we learn today.
Turtle - "Miskwaadesi"
Rabbit - "Waabooz"
Bear - "Makwa"
Squirrel - "Ajidamoo"
Fox - "Waagosh"
Manoomin - "Wild Rice"

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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.