Boozhoo Nanaboozhoo

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.


129 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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This week Nanaboozhoo tells his story of Batman. Bat is "Apakwaanaajiinh" and man is "winini" in the Ojibwe language.

  • Added: May 23, 2022
  • Length: 05:24
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Today, Ishkwaa Anama'e-giizhigad - "After Prayer Day" (Monday), on Boozhoo Nanaboozhoo Sly Stallone calls in to chat. He asks Nanaboozhoo how to s...

  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 06:52
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Today Nanaboozhoo tells the story of "Bangii (Little)Red Riding Hood and the Gichi Maji Ma'iingan (Big Bad Wolf)." The story is about a little Ikw...

  • Added: May 09, 2022
  • Length: 06:17
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The Ojibwe phrase of the day is “Bangii Oodena Anishinaabeg” – Little Town People. Nanaboozhoo tells us a story of a young man who goes off with a...

  • Added: May 02, 2022
  • Length: 08:16
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This week Nanaboozhoo tells us the story of The Great Flood. We learn the following Ojibwe words in this story. Miishiike - "Turtle" Maan - "Loon"...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2022
  • Length: 09:37
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This week on Boozhoo Nanaboozhoo Natasha and Nanaboozhoo sing a song about blueberry pie to teach us one of the longest Ojibwe words. Blueberry ...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2022
  • Length: 04:22
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This week Nanaboozoo tells us the story of the Rabbit “waabooz” and the snare “agoodwaagan.”

  • Added: Apr 12, 2022
  • Length: 05:13
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Today on Boozhoo Nanaboozhoo we learn the story of how maple syrup was discovered and harvested. As Nanaboozhoo tells the story we learn lots of O...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2022
  • Length: 06:18
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Today Natasha and Nanaboozhoo sing a song to teach us to count to ten in Ojibwe and the Count from Sesame Street visits to help us with our countin...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2022
  • Length: 05:26
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In the Anishinaabe way Spring is called “Ziigwan” and is known as the New Year. Natasha and Nanaboozhoo sing Auld Lang Syne and make New Year’s re...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2022
  • Length: 04:31
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Today Nanaboozhoo tells the story of the Spider-women "Asabikeshiinh-ikwe" who gave us the dream catcher "bagwaajigan nakwebiigewinini." It is the...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2022
  • Length: 05:38
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This week we learn to say Monday in Ojibwe. Ishkwaa Anama'e-giizhigad is after prayer day. Natasha recites the Bangan Anama’e (Serenity Prayer) i...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2022
  • Length: 05:17
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Today on Boozhoo Nanaboozhoo we learn to say March in Olibwe – “Onaabani-Giizis” for Crust On The Snow Moon. We also learn a phrase of the day, Gr...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2022
  • Length: 05:16
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Today Nanaboozhoo tells us his version of the story of George Washington chopping down a cherry tree, with help from Christopher Columbus.

  • Added: Feb 22, 2022
  • Length: 05:46
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This week on Boozhoo Nanaboozhoo we learn to say I love you in Ojibwe (gizaagi’in). Nanaboozhoo wishes his sweetheart (niwiiniimooshehn) Natasha H...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2022
  • Length: 05:04
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This week Nanaboozhoo features a celebrity guest panel that stops in to Ikidon Boozhoo or say hello. The guests include Keenu Reeves, Kermit the F...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2022
  • Length: 06:22
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Today on Boozhoo Nanaboozhoo we learn about the sucker fish moon which is February or in Ojibwe “Namebini-Giizis.” Nanaboozhoo tells us the story ...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2022
  • Length: 05:22
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Special guest to the show this week is the Eagle or in Ojibwe "Migizi." He tells Nanaboozhoo and Natash about how eagles came to represent love – ...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2022
  • Length: 06:02
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This week on Boozhoo Nanaboozhoo the Count from Sesame Street joins Nanaboozhoo and Natasha to learn how to count to ten in Ojibwe. 1 – Bezhig 6...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2022
  • Length: 05:47
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This week Nanaboozhoo teaches us about “Mashkikii Detibised” or Medicine Wheel that refers to the Four Stages of Life. Stage 1 is Baby(ies)- Abino...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2022
  • Length: 04:50