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

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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 22 years. She currently helms the Morning Show as News and Public Affairs Director where she manages producers, hosts local interviews and programs, oversees and manages web stories and establishes focus areas of programming like phenology, clean energy, Indigenous voices, Strong Women, local foods, clean energy, economic development and more. 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. During the pandemic, Heidi hosted 14 months of a weekly statewide conversation on COVID-19 for the AMPERS network.