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Chippewa-Cree words

Q: I would like to know if anyone there could possibly assist me on some words I see/hear in some songs.. I will list them below... They come from an album of a Chippewa Cree Woman. I hope the words are spelt close enough to find the meaning of them... if there is one..
Mahe'kun... Muskwa... Moshom

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A: "Mahe'kun" is probably Mahihkan, wolf. "Muskwa" is probably Maskwa, bear. "Moshom" is less clear, there are a few different words that could be. Mosom, grandfather, is probably the likeliest candidate, but we'd need to hear the context to know for sure.

Hope that helps, have a nice day!
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