Pjilita'q Mi'kmaw Language - Elementary

Kew! (Hello)

Me’Katu taleyin Kiskuk? How are you?

It is the end of the school year already. We had such a great time in Mi’kmaq class this year. We learned many new words. I would like to thank Kelly and Sharon for all their help during the Tea party we had. That was a great turn out!

Wela’lin to every person that came to our Pitewey Party. It was a great success. Hope to have a better one next year. Have a wonderful and safe summer. Go swimming, hiking and camping, enjoy the outdoors. 

Nemu’tes app!  See you Again!
Mi’kmaw Language Teacher
Tania Gould

 

 

Ingredients…
2 ½ cups flour
1 ¼ tsp. baking powder
½ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. cinnamon
1-cup of butter
1½ cups of sugar
1 ½ tsp. of vanilla extract
3 large eggs
2 tsp. of lemon zest (if you want)
3 ½ cups of blueberries fresh or frozen (thaw & drain)
2½ tsp. lemon juice

Directions:
Add the sugar and butter, mix well, and then add eggs.  Add the dry ingredients slowly.
 
Dust the cooled cake with powered sugar.

Enjoy, Ms. Tania Gould

 

Tata Na’kwekm – Father’s Day
Welta’si – I am happy.
Welsitm – I like what I hear.
Nipk – summer
Eptek – It’s hot.
Kujmuk – outside
Kluscap – Glooscap
Kaqiaq – It is all gone.
Kejitu – I know.
Meskeyi – I am sorry.
Ketu’samqway – I want to drink water.
Milesi – I am rich.
Netakeyi – I am shy.
Amskwesewey – Monday; The first…
Musqunamu’k – blue

Some photos of the Pitewey/Tea Social for grades primary to five.

On My 7th, 8th and 9th our students in grade primary to five hosted a piteway social for their parents/guardians/family.  Students were very excited to share a beverage and some blueberry cake with their guest(s) while sharing their knowledge of the Mi'kmaw language.  Wela'lioq to everyone who attended.

Easter is over, April is over, and we have only a few more months of school left before summer break. I would like to wish “Kiju” a Happy Mother’s day. Weli-Kiju-Na’kwekm. The last few months I hope we get to go outside a bit more. We also hope to host, a tea party for all parents in Mi’kmaq class this coming month. We hope to get to dance outside and play some Mi’kmaq games. Everyone have a great month! 

Nkij - my mom                                   
Nutj - my dad                                                
Tett -here
Ala tett - Over there             
Kiju-Na’kwekm - Mother’s day       
Elukwel - He/she is working
Meski’k - it’s big                  
Apje’jk - it’s small                            
Ni’n - me
Ki’l – you                                
Nekm - he/she

Kwe’l (Hi), 
 
Well-Pa’kewimk (Happy Easter!)
 
We are almost at the end of the school year.  Then it is Nipk-Spring time and school will be out for the summer.  We have so much fun learning in Mi’kmaq class this year. We cannot wait to go outside and use the Arbour as the classroom. It such a beautiful structure that we have use of. Wela’lin to all people involved in building it. Time for some dancing this term. Report cards have been given out, all the children have done great job in Mi’kmaq class. If you need to get a hold of me, call the school. 
 
Wela’lin, Ms. Gould

Mimajuaq - Life                                
Kisu’lk - Creator                                
Sipu – river                
Wutan – Community                                  
Tanu’k - When                                              
Kekkam –l ook                      
Kejitu - I know                                              
Siwkw – Spring                                 
Kujumuk - Outside
Mijipewy – Food                              
Sulewey – Money                             
Well-Pa’kewimk - Happy Easter

Wikiatamu’j - little people
Sikw - Spring
Sua’tu - take it
Taliaq - what’s going on?
Welikiskik - nice out
Weju’sik - windy
Pesaq - snowing
Kispesaq - raining
Alukk - cloudy

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