We are pleased to present our November Native words of the month. Thank you to our speakers Irene Solomon Arnold and Rose Benson (Tanacross) and George Holly, Jr. (Deg Xinag).



Demee Sǎa’ (Sheep Month) = November

Nee’ehłaad iin súu’ nt’êey ghah tsina’ęę ts’inłęę. = We are grateful for our family being well.

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Deg Xinag

Nov - happybirthday

Dethdlanhdi dranh  = The day you were born

Howard, Xełedz xethdlanhdi dranh! = Howard, Happy Birthday!

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For more translations, view our Native word of the month archives on the Foundation website.