Because it is Shkaakimikwe Giizhigad – Earth Day I thought we should learn some nature words.

Shkaakimikwe – Mother Earth

Giisis – Sun

Dibik Giisis – Moon

Noodin – Wind

Ankwaad – Cloud

Anang – Star

Nigwaagan – Rainbow

Asin – Stone

Zibi – River

Nibi – Water

Gamig – Lake

Mitig – Tree

Mitigoog – Forest

Wiigwaasaatig – Birch Tree

Giizhikaatig – Cedar Tree

Mishkode Miizhmiizhaatig – Red Oak Tree

Zhingobiinsaatig – Red Pine Tree

Niinaatig – Sugar Maple Tree

Wiisgaatig – Black Ash Tree

Miishkoonhs – Grass

Pakweyashk – Cat tails

Wiingushk – Sweetgrass

Mushkodewashk – Sage

Asema – Tobacco

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