Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo

Series produced by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota

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A radio segment about Ojibwe language and culture that features puppets.

Programming is supported by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and by the people of Minnesota.

A radio segment about Ojibwe language and culture that features puppets.

Programming is supported by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and by the people of Minnesota.


98 Pieces

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Today on Boozhoo Nanaboozhoo we learn to say "What time is it?" in Ojibwe - Aaniin endaso-diba’ iganed. Nanaboozhoo decides it is time to tell the...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2021
  • Length: 05:26
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Today we learn the Ojibwe word for happy – “Menwendam.” Nanaboozhoo tells us the story of Columbus Day and they send us off with “Gigawabamin minaw...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2021
  • Length: 05:32
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Today on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo they are visited by a chicken, ("Baaka'aakwehn"), who teaches us the word of the day – October “Leaves Falling Moon” ...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2021
  • Length: 05:11
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Today is Nana Boozhoo’s birthday! He is 54 today and Natasha sings Happy Birthday to him in Ojibwe – ("Giga-minawaanigozi Dibishkaa"). They talk ...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2021
  • Length: 05:37
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Nana Boozhoo tells the joke about the moth "Animikiiwidikom" and the podiatrist "Zide-mashkikiiwinini", in honor of comedian Norm Macdonald who pas...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2021
  • Length: 04:06
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Today on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo they get a surprise call from Dr. Anthony Fauci who asks to get an Indian name. He isn’t given a new name but learns...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2021
  • Length: 05:35
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Today on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo we learn to say "Anokii - Giizhigad" or Labor Day. They talk about work and labor and get a call from the Queen of E...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2021
  • Length: 05:59
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This week on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo we learn to say September in Ojibwe - Waatebaaga-giizis. Natasha and Nana Boozhoo get a call and visit with Mich...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2021
  • Length: 05:30
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Today on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo we learn the Ojibwe words for "Sunshine & Rainbows”. Giizis-wassaabikiso & Nagweyaab-iin.  Natasha and Nana Boozhoo g...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2021
  • Length: 05:44
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Our Ojibwe word of the day is: "Ozagaskwaajimekaag-Zaaga'igan" meaning Leech Lake. Nanaboozhoo tells a short story about how they came up with tha...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2021
  • Length: 05:06
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This week on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo we learn the Ojibwe word for rainbow – “nagweyabb”. Natasha and Nana Boozhoo entertain us with their version of “...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2021
  • Length: 04:53
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Nana Boozhoo tells us the story of how the Ojibwe people came to Minnesota. Back in the days of the Grandfathers there was a "Mashkikiiwinini" (Me...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2021
  • Length: 05:32
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This week Nana Boozhoo and Natasha gives us an Ojibwe phrase of the day to Maggie Montgomery for all she has done for Northern Community Radio. “Gi...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2021
  • Length: 04:12
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Today on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo we learn about bravery “Aakwade'ewin”, one of the seven Anishinaabe values. Nana Boozhoo talks to Bear “Makwa” on th...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2021
  • Length: 04:56
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Today on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo we learn the Ojibwe words “waabooz” for rabbit and “waagosh” for fox. Nana Boozhoo tells us the traditional story of...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2021
  • Length: 05:48
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Today on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo we learn the Ojibwe words for Grandma "Nookomis" and Grandpa "Mishoomis". Nana Boozhoo tells a story about his grand...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2021
  • Length: 06:28
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This week Nana Boozhoo dedicates a song to the memory of the 215 children whose remains were found at the Indian Residential School in Nova Scotia,...

  • Added: Jun 07, 2021
  • Length: 05:48
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This week on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo we learn the Ojibwe words for the day. Memorial Day - "Waabigonii-giizhigad" and Warrior(s) - "Ogichidaa(wag). ...

  • Added: Jun 01, 2021
  • Length: 05:15
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Today Nana Boozhoo tells the story of Wiindigo and the legend of Star Island. We learn about “Wiindigo” a winter cannibal monster on “Anang Minis”...

  • Added: May 25, 2021
  • Length: 05:48
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Today as a traditional story-teller "Aadizookewinini" in the spirit of fishing season Nana Boozhoo tell us the story of Otter "Nigig" and Fish "Gii...

  • Added: May 17, 2021
  • Length: 05:37