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Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo with Kermit the Frog

Feb 22, 2021

Today on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo Kermit the Frog calls in to share the Ojibwe phrase of the day “Gaawiin Wendadzii Oshaawashko”. It’s not easy being green!

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Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo Word of the Day: Ogema

Feb 16, 2021

Today on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo they honor Presidents Day by calling two former presidents.  Nana Boozhoo calls former president George W. Bush who teaches us the word of the day, “Ogema” meaning leader or chief.  They end the program with a call to former president Donald Trump.

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Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo: Learn the Words Sage and Smudge in Ojibwe

Feb 8, 2021

Today we learn the Ojibwe word for sage is BASHKODEJIIBIK and for smudge it is NOOKWEZHIGAN.  Nana Boozhoo and Natasha talk about the difference in these words and that they are not interchangeable.

Veiw How to Smudge with Sage the Anishinaabe Way here.

Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo: Word of the Day is February

Feb 2, 2021

This week we learn to say February in Ojibwe.  Namebini-Giizis or sucker fish moon.  Nana Boozhoo tells us the story of how the sucker fish saves the Anishinaabe.

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Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo: Counting to Ten in Ojibwe

Jan 11, 2021

This week on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo we learn to count to ten in Ojibwemowin.  Nana Boozhoo and Natasha teach us a song to help us remember the numbers.

Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo: Months of the Year

Jan 4, 2021

This week Nana Boozhoo teaches us to say the Ojibwe phrase for each month of the year.  From the “Halfway Moon” of January to the “Little Spirit Moon” of December.

Go here to learn more about the Ojibwe months of the year.

Mino Oshki Biboon! Happy New Year in Ojibwe

Dec 28, 2020

Today on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo we learn to say Happy New Year in Ojibwe: Mino Oshki Biboon!  Nana Boozhoo and Natasha talk about New Year's resolutions and they sing Auld Lang Syne for us.

More Happy New Year in Ojibwe here.

Minobii Niibaa Anama’e Giizhiigad! Merry Christmas in Ojibwe

Dec 21, 2020

Today on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo we learn to say Merry Christmas in Ojibwe.  Minobii Niibaa Anama’e Giizhiigad!  (Merry Nighttime Prayer Day).  Nana Boozhoo tells us the Christmas story from the movie A Charlie Brown Christmas.

More on Christmas in Ojibwe language here.

Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo: The Lord's Prayer

Dec 14, 2020

Today Nana Boozhoo teaches us the Lord's Prayer in Ojibwe with Natasha translating in English.  Nana Boozhoo wishes us a Merry Chritmas in Ojibwe.

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Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo: Reservation Slang

Dec 7, 2020

Today’s Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo Ojibwe language lesson is about Northern Minnesota Indian reservation slang terms such as “HO-WAH”!

Learn more REZ SLANG from Nana Boozhoo here.