Menominee Indian Name Translations

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Menominee Indian Name Translations - Quiz

The CMN Special Collections Staff found a document that contained names recorded in the Menominee language along with their English translations.  Can you try and guess the Menominee name to the English translation?  *Disclaimer:  The names and translations found on the document may not be accuarate since it is highly unlikely that these were translated by a fluent Menominee language speaker in 1872.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Katch ku ma kiew
    • A. 

      Four Sitting

    • B. 

      Lifting Off

    • C. 

      Great Assembler

  • 2. 
    Ma wa sit
    • A. 

      Brown Walking

    • B. 

      Together

    • C. 

      Little Later

  • 3. 
    Wah she cup
    • A. 

      Bitter Taste

    • B. 

      Crying Woman

    • C. 

      Stop Walking

  • 4. 
    O ke mo kiew
    • A. 

      Boss Woman

    • B. 

      Over There Singing

    • C. 

      Worried Woman

  • 5. 
    Mish qua pa wo kiew
    • A. 

      Winking Face

    • B. 

      Over There Woman

    • C. 

      Leaving Behind

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