Welcome to our
Algonquin Language Page!
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This page features Algonquin words/phrases spoken by the speakers of our Community and surrounding areas. We would like to Thank each speaker for their valuable contribution of the Anishinabe language. Make a selection and hear some of the words/phrases spoken by Wallace Tepiscum & Noella Robinson of Kipawa, Joe Wabie of Temiscaming, Bertha Chief of Notre-Dame de Nord, and Joan St. Denis of Eagle Village.
We would also like to thank The Department of Canadian Heritage/Aboriginal Languages Initiative. It’s financial contribution to this project made it all possible. Please note,...The words/phrases that you will listen to herein are a condensed version of what is available from the "Native Language Resource Department". These are available to all members (free) or in the alternative, can be purchased at the cost of $10.00 per booklet. Recording and page editing by Gail Joly, Resource Worker and Donna Pariseau, Computer Systems Technician - Webmaster.
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All words are in mp3 format.
Hello (kwey kwey) ~ Nice day today (mino kijigan ogajik) ~ Hi friend (kwey wichkewan)
Nice day or good day (minwakijigan) ~ Are you in good health (anez je madiziwin)
What's happening (anez duz) ~ What's the matter (a nay deeian)
One (pejik) ~ Two (nizhin) ~ Three (nisin) ~ Four (niwin) ~ Five (nanan) ~ Six (nigodwatchin)
Seven (nishwatchin) ~ Eight (shwatcin) ~ Nine (shangadwatchin) ~ Ten (midwatchin)
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