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Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo: Manidoo-Gizisoons is December

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Today on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo we learn the Ojibwe word for December - "Manidoo-Gizisoons" the little spirit moon.  Nana Boozhoo tells us the story of Nenookaasi, or Hummingbird, and the Great Fire.  Listen here to hear this Ojibwe tale.

Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo: Thanksgiving Day

Nov 24, 2020

This week on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo we learn the Ojibwe words for Thanksgiving Day, "Miigwechiwi-Gizhigad".  Nana Boozhoo tells us the story of the first Thanksgiving Day.

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Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo: Gi-Zoogipon Dibikong

Nov 16, 2020

Today on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo we learn to say "It snowed last night" in Ojibwe.  Gi-zoogipon dibikong.  Nana Boozhoo talks about the snow and tells the story of the Anishinaabe migration.

Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo: Gashkadino-Giizis is November

Nov 2, 2020

Today on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo we learn the Ojibwe word for "The Freezing Over Moon" or November.  Gashkadino-Giizis.  Nana Boozhoo also teaches us to say deer in Ojibwe in honor of the hunting season coming up.

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Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo: How the Beaver Got His Tail

Oct 26, 2020

This week on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo we learn the story of “amik” the beaver.  In the Anishinaabe way, they say to wait until the snow is on the ground before telling stories.  With the snow here to stay Nana Boozhoo tells the story of how the beaver got his tail.

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Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo: A prayer in Ojibwe

Oct 19, 2020

Today on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo we learn how to say a prayer to Gichi-manidoo, the great spirit.  Nana Boozhoo teaches us a prayer in Ojibwe that can be used to give thanks for the weather, the snow, this day, my life and more!

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Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo: Indigenous Peoples Day

Oct 12, 2020

On Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo we hear about Indigenous Peoples Day and we are entertained with past stories and myths about Christopher Columbus.

Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo: Ebiyan is the Word for Heaven in Ojibwe

Oct 6, 2020

This week the Ojibwe language message of the day is Ebiyan.  Meaning Heaven or The Land of Everlasting Happiness.

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Today on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo we learn the Ojibwe word for October, "Binaakwe-gizis" or leaves falling moon.  October, the month that brings the beauty of letting go.

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Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo: Word of the Day is Spider

Sep 22, 2020

Today Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo teaches us the word for spider.  He goes on to tell the story of Peter Parker, or Spiderman, while interjecting the tale with the Ojibwe langauge.

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