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Blackfoot Animal Words (Blackfeet, Siksika)

Blackfoot pronunciation guide

Note that animal names will sometimes, but not always, be spoken with the Blackfoot animate suffix -wa or -ma on them.
So the word for "buffalo" is sometimes said "iinii," other times said "iiniiwa." Both are correct.


omitaa

ponokáómitaa

iiníí

ponoká

ómahkapi'si

kiááyo

natáyo

máóhkataatoyi

áwatoyi

kai'skááhpa

ááattsistaa

kaanaisskiinaa

pi'ksíí

ksikkihkíni

áápsspini

sipistoo

pitsííksiinaa

mamíí

sspopíi

naamóó

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   Blackfoot Ways of Knowing
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