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Showing Category: animals

omashkooz na an elk

[
American elk, wapiti
Cervus elaphus
]

wazhashk na a muskrat

[
Ondatra zibethicus
]

waabizheshi na a marten

[
American marten, pine marten
Martes americana
]

waabooz na a rabbit, a snowshoe hare

[
snowshoe hare
Lepus americanus
]

(verb of abundance) waaboozokaa vai there are (a lot of) rabbits
waagosh na a fox

[
red fox
Vulpes vulpes
]

waawaabiganoojiinh na a mouse

waawaashkeshi na a deer

[
white-tailed deer
Odocoileus virginianus
]

zhagashkaandawe na a flying squirrel

[
northern flying squirrel
Glaucomys sabrinus
]

zhaangweshi na a mink

[
Mustela vison
]

zhigaag na a skunk

[
striped skunk
Mephitis mephitis
]

zhingos na a weasel

[
long-tailed weasel, ermine
Mustela spp.
]