Bagida'waa: Naanan

 

Lesson 1
Lesson 2
Lesson 3
Lesson 4
Lesson 5

measuring catch

 

giigoo — fish
Odagimaawaan ongow ininiwag bebakaan giigooyan.
These men are counting each type of fish.

 

dibagim — over see someone           
Dibagimaa endashid ginoozhe.           
Every northern pike is measured.

 

ginoozhe — northern pike    
Gaawiin niibowa mamigaazosiin a’aw ginoozhe.       
Only so many northern pike are allowed to be harvested.

 

asab — net    
Ozhibii’igaazo akina asab.     
Each net has a registration number.

fish in net

 

aabajichigaade — it is useful
Mii’iw ayaabajichigaadeg agimind a’aw giigoo.         
They use the number on the net to keep track of how many fish that have been harvested.

 

mami — take someone         
Agimaa a’aw giigoo da-gikenimind aniin minik gaa- mamind.                        
They are counting the fish so that they can keep track of the harvest.

 

ozhibii` — write someone down      
Odozhibiiwaan aniin minik giigooyan gaatebi bijigaazonid.   
This man is writing down the data of how many fish were caught in this net.