Anishinaabemowin Jiimaan

Aabadizo wenizhishid giizhik-the fine cedar is used
Aatwaakosijigan(ag)-framing stake(s)
Abwiikewag-they make a paddle
Abwi(in)-paddle(s)
Agowanewaatig(oog)-gunnel cap(s)
Apikanikaan(an)-temporary thwart(s)
Apikan(ag)-thwart(s)
Apisidaagan(ag)-slat(s) or sheathing
Apisidaaganike-s/he makes sheathing
Asemaa-tobacco
Asin(iig)-rock(s)
Baashkinede’igan-steamer
Bigiw-spruce pitch
Bigiwikewag-they make pitch
Biindakoojigewin-offering of tobacco
Bikwakokaan(an)-wooden or cedar peg(s)
Bikwakokaanike-s/he makes wooden pegs
Bimikwaan(ag)-gunnel(s)
Bimikwaanike-s/he forms gunnels
Bishagaakobijigewag-they are peeling birch bark
Daashkibijigewin-root splitting
Daashkiga’ige-s/he splits
Gashkigwaaso-s/he sews
Gashkoonowin(an)-lashing
Gawaandag-black spruce
Gezhaagamideg-warm water
Giizhik-cedar
Gwayako-didibinan!-Roll it up correctly!
Ishkweyaang-back of the canoe
Jiimaan-canoe
Jiimaanike-wigiwaaming-canoe making house
Maananoons-ironwood/hop hornbeam tree
Maniwiigwaase-s/he gathers birch bark
Mewadishiwejig-visitors
Migoos(an)-awl(s)
Mookodaaso-s/he carves or whittles
Mookojigan-draw knife
Naajibigiwe-s/he harvests spruce pitch
Nabagisagoonsikewin-board-making
Nagaajiwanaang-also known as Fond du Lac Reservation
Niigaan-front of the canoe
Obishagaakobidoon Wiigob-s/he peels the inner bark of the basswood
Odoozhi’aawaan apisidaaganag-they make cedar sheathings
Odoozhitoonaawaa Jiimaanike-Wigamig-they build the canoe making house
Ogiishkizhaanaawaan-they cut and trim the roots
Ojiim-to kiss
Onaadinaanaawaan wadabiin -they go get spruce root
Onaakosijigan-forming frame
Onaakosijigewag-they use frame and stakes to bend the canoe into the proper shape
Onaakosijigewin-frame making
Ondewan-the roots are boiling
Ozhiitaawin-getting ready for…
Waagaadoowaatig(oog)-end piece(s) or inner prow piece
Waaginaa(g)-canoe rib(s)
Waawaashkeshi bimide-deer fat
Wiigob(iin)-inner basswood bark string(s)
Wiigwaasi-Gashkigwaasowin-birch bark sewing
Wiigwaasi-Jiimaan-birch bark canoe
Wiiwakwaanens-little cap

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