Carrie Naughton, Author at Native American Advancement Foundation
22
May

Tohono O’odham Word of the Week #22!

This week’s word is:

KE:LI

KEH lee (Pronunciation)

MAN

This week’s phrase is:

Sa:cu ‘o d ‘i:da?  (O’odham language)

Sha chew o d ee- tha?  (Pronunciation)

What is this?  (English Language)

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15
May

Tohono O’odham Word of the Week #21!

This week’s word is:

JE:WED

Jeh wut (Pronunciation)

DIRT

This week’s phrase is:

P hebai ki:?  (O’odham language)

P hu buy key?  (Pronunciation)

Where do you live?  (English Language)

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8
May

Tohono O’odham Word of the Week #20!

This week’s word is:

DU’AG

THUU ahg (Pronunciation)

MOUNTAIN

This week’s phrase is:

P’apt ‘o hi?  (O’odham language)

Pah-pth o hee?  (Pronunciation)

Where are you going?  (English Language)

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1
May

Tohono O’odham Word of the Week #19!

This week’s word is:

TO:LO

Tho Lo (Pronunciation)

BULL

This week’s phrase is:

A:ni ‘ab cegig ________. (O’odham language)

Ah knee ab che gig _________.  (Pronunciation)

My name is _________.  (English Language)

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24
Apr

Tohono O’odham Word of the Week #18!

This week’s word is:

ÑUWǏ

NY oof (Pronunciation)

BUZZARD

This week’s phrase is:

S-ke:g tas.  (O’odham language)

Sk- heg thash.  (Pronunciation)

Good day.  (English Language)

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17
Apr

Tohono O’odham Word of the Week #17!

This week’s word is:

Haiwañ

Hi wahn (Pronunciation)

COW

This week’s phrase is:

N’apt ‘o ha’icu e? (O’odham Language)

Nahpth ‘o hi choo ee? (Pronunciation)

Would you like something to drink? (English Language)

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10
Apr

Tohono O’odham Word of the Week #16!

This week’s word is:

WU:LO

Woo low (Pronunciation)

DONKEY (burro)

This week’s phrase is:

E wa:k ‘o d’ahi:wa. (O’odham language)

E wahk o dah he wa.  (Pronunciation)

Come in and sit down.  (English Language)

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4
Apr

Today is the day!

Today is Arizona Gives Day!

Check out our profile page and please donate to NAAF!  

Through the combined efforts of Tribal Members and by partnering with outside organizations, we help strengthen our Native American communities in the areas of education, health and wellness, housing, food sustainability, environment, animal welfare, and opening economic opportunities on tribal lands.

3
Apr

Tohono O’odham Word of the Week #15!

This week’s word is:

KO:JI

KOH-gee (Pronunciation)

PIG

This week’s phrase is:

N’apt bihugim?  (O’odham language)

Nahpth bee hu gim?  (Pronunciation)

Are you hungry?  (English Language)

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