Pishimuat

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pishimuat na, pl: pishimuat

Sheshatshiu-aimun
Mushuau-aimun

tshishe-pishimu na: January

Sheshatshiu-aimun
Mushuau-aimun

lit: Great Month, month of very cold temperatures

epishiminishkueu na: February

Sheshatshiu-aimun
Mushuau-aimun

uinashku-pishimu na: March

Sheshatshiu-aimun
Mushuau-aimun

lit: Groundhog/Woodchuck Month

shiship-pishimu na: April

Sheshatshiu-aimun
Mushuau-aimun

lit: Duck Month

nissi-pishimu na: May

Sheshatshiu-aimun
Mushuau-aimun

lit: Goose Month

uapikun-pishimu na: June

Sheshatshiu-aimun
Mushuau-aimun

lit: Flower Month

shetan-pishimu na: July

Sheshatshiu-aimun
Mushuau-aimun

lit: St. Anne’s Month

upau-pishimu na: August

Sheshatshiu-aimun
Mushuau-aimun

lit: The month when young ducks take flight for the first time

ushkau-pishimu ni: September

Sheshatshiu-aimun
Mushuau-aimun

lit: The month when male caribou rub their antlers to remove their velvet

uashtessiu-pishimu na: October

Sheshatshiu-aimun
Mushuau-aimun

lit: The month when the leaves become yellow

takuatshi-pishimu na: November

Sheshatshiu-aimun
Mushuau-aimun

lit: Autumn Month

pishimuss na: December

Sheshatshiu-aimun
Mushuau-aimun

lit: Little Month, month when the days are shorter

Last Updated: October 11, 2013

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