Veteran’s Day in the United States
Remembrance Day in Canada
In honor of Veteran’s Day and Remembrance Day we urge you to read the Anishinaabemowin and English book Sounding Thunder: The Stories of Francis Pegahmagabow by Brian D. McInnes. Dibaajimowinan omaada’oozhinang mii igo aanikoobijige. The stories he shares with us make inter-generational connections.
Oshki-ikidowinan – New Words
|Verb 1||Verb 2||Verb 3||Verb 4|
it is protected
to be protected
go to battle
- ishkoniganan – reservations
- mookomaanan – knives
- zhimaaganan – spears
Note: You can see that all of these nouns are inanimate because they become plural with “an”.
Aanikanootan (Translate It)
Veteran’s Day Songs
The following songs were composed to celebrate and honor our warriors and can be used on Veteran’s Day or any occasion where they are being recognized.