Nogojowanong Migwe Dodaa: I Live At The Mouth of the River

September 10, 2012 Christine Sy 0

…hkikaang ndoonjibaa. Ojibway Anishinaabeg ndaaw. Waaseyaa’sin ndizhnikaaz. Nogojowanong, Michi Saagiig Anishinaabegogamig migwe dodaa. The preceding is an introduction in the Anishinaabe language that identifies me in a way that is significant to the Anishinaabeg, one of hundreds of Indigenous Nations in Canada and the United States. There is much that can be unpacked in this introduction; however, my focus is on “Nogojowanong, Michi Saagiig Anish…