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The following publications provide access to completed Myaamia Center research projects.

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Cover of 2018 Myaamia Lunar Calendar, showing entrance to the Miami Nation building with sign Miami Nation tipeelinkiikaani and title myaamia kiilhsooki 2018 and Miami Tribe seal

myaamia kiilhsooki

Myaamia Lunar Calendar (2018)

This lunar calendar, used by the myaamia people, includes Gregorian date comparisons and culturally relevant photography.

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Cover of ribbonwork publication including title, author, and example of ribbonwork fabric

peepankišaapiikahkia eehkwaatamenki

Myaamia Ribbonwork (2016)

This publication explores the history, styles, and techniques of traditional myaamia ribbonwork.

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Publication cover with title and symbols in background of crane, sun, cornstalk, and ribbonwork

kaloolitiitaawi

Myaamia Phrase Book: Going to School (2013)

Second in a series produced for Myaamia language learners.

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Publication cover, including title, author, icons for crescent moon, a sun, and footprints

myaamia neehi peewaalia aacimoona neehi aalhsoohkaana

Myaamia Storybook (2010)

This storybook gathers stories of the myaamiaki, or Miami people.

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Publication cover, including title, authors, and footprints of bare feet and shoes on the ground

myaamiaki iši meetohseeniwiciki

How the Miami People Live (2010)

Based on an exhibit presented by Miami University in 2008, this booklet contains photos, quotes, and lectures intended to recreate the experience.

myaamiaki iši meetohseeniwiciki


Publication cover including title and sunset over field of flowers

Myaamiaki Eemamwiciki: The Miami Awakening

Miami Language Film (2008)

This film attempts to capture the complexities of reclaiming a language from documentation for the myaamia people.

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Publication cover with title and symbols in background of crane, sun, cornstalk, and ribbonwork

kaloolitiitaawi

Myaamia Phrase Book: Greetings (2007)

Learn common myaamia greetings and related phrases using this phrase book.

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Publication cover including title, author and silhouettes of cornstalks in front of a setting sun

myaamia neehi peewaalia kaloosioni mahsinaakani

Myaamia Dictionary (2005)

The printed dictionary of the Miami-Illinois language.

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Publication cover including title, author, and drawing of parent and child pointing to birds in the sky

myaamiaki piloohsaki amahsinaakanemawe iilaataweenki

Children’s Language Curriculum (2003)

This curriculum offers an explanation and organization of terms useful for children’s language learning activities.

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myaamia iilaataweenki

Miami is Spoken (2002)

This audio CD contains a recording of an assortment of Myaamia terms, organized by semantic domain, in the Miami-Illinois language.

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Earth and Sky Curriculum

ašiihkiwi neehi kiišikwi myaamionki

This curriculum explores the Earth and Sky from a Myaamia perspective.

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