Family Language

Words for the week

Kiste pahsskʷayihpəwαkan - lunch is read

kiste atəlαkʷihpəwαkan- supper is ready

pehki-kəsəpahəto kpətinal –wash your hands clean

wəličəwehtahsi- set the table

wisəwəne ttawihpoti – clean the table, tidy up the table

kahsičəwakhike- wipe the dishes

kahstəhe pemsakhαsik- sweep the floor

nətalαkkʷe I am doing the cooking

nətalαkʷəsα I am cooking it (AN chicken, bread, cake, turnip)

nəlαkʷəsəmən - I am cooking it (INAN): most other things

talαkʷaso – it is cooking (AN, chicken, etc.)

talαkʷate -it is cooking (INAN: meat, etc.)

kisso –it’s cooked (AN: bread, cake, turnip, etc.)

kiste – it’s cooked (INAN: meat, etc.) 

tephama-dish food out, ladle out food

kəssičəwenike- wash the dishes

mehsəma nəkəssičəwenikew- I haven’t washed the dishes yet.

Kəsəpahəle- wash it (AN: like a bowl, cup, spoon, or chicken)

Kəsəpahəto- wash it (INAN: most other things)

Wičohkemi – help me

Wičohkemikʷ- (you pl. help me (yous)

July 8, 1524

 

Giovanni da Verrazano arrives in France after exploration of the coast of the Americas. He is credited with the first 'official documentation' of Native Americans in Maine.