Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Learning Ojibwe: Bineshiinh

From Chelsea Annette's new book, "Discovering The Little Brothers"

Bineshiinh: Bird(s)

In "Discovering The Little Brothers", nagamowin-bineshiinh, the songbird, looks for a mitig, tree, in which to build a nest. He has trouble because there is a shortage of mitoog, trees. . His friend, Waagosh, the fox, helps him, and along the way, nagamowin-bineshiinh meets other songbirds and animals including amik, the beaver, makwa, the bear, and name, the sturgeon.


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