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Ojibwe Months: Names Chosen By Nature?

Ojibwe Months: Names Chosen By Nature?

In Ojibwe, September is known as “Waatebagaa-giizis” meaning “Leaves Turning Moon” In most languages, there is usually one standard way to refer to a month. However, this is definitely not the case when it comes to the Ojibwe language! In Ojibwe, months are named based on observations about nature or…

Wintranslation Welcomes A New Project Manager!

wintranslation welcomes a new Project Manager!

wintranslation™ is happy to welcome a new Project Manager to our team! Frédérique Mantha is a graduate of the University of Ottawa where she specialized in French-Spanish-English translation. During the summer of 2014, Frédérique worked as a recruitment intern at wintranslation where she focused on recruiting Aboriginal language translators. While her mother-tongue…