Geographic Landmarks

Ĩyãħé Nakoda & Translation Image/English
mĩnĩ hĩħ paa
(cascading water)
Banff
ĩjaðibé wa-pta
(where Ĩyãħé Nakoda went upstream to cut yew wood)
Bow River
wĩčĩ spa
(where the mouth of the Elbow River resembles a human elbow)
Calgary
čuwa pčĩ pčiyãn kudé bi
(where they shot a small evergreen tree in the gathering dusk, when they thought it was an enemy)
Canmore
ganuða tijaħ é ti
(where the Wind camped for his big Sundance)
Castle Mountain
gaħé méhé duwa
(deep gorge)
Cochrane
čãpé oda
(the place of many stumps)
Exshaw
ožadé
(the fork)
Kananaskis River
mĩnĩ Wakã
(Spirt water)
Lake Minnewanka
ĩħé wa-ptadn
(rocky-bedded creek)
Lusk Creek
čãsé tĩda baha
(burnt timber flats hill)
Mount Allan
tok yapébi baha
(enemy warrior lookout)
Mount Baldy
ĩstĩmãbi ĩyãħé
(where the warrior slept)
Mount Kidd
kiska θã wakonéya žédn ĩyãħé žé
(mountain by the goat springs)
Mount Lorette
ĩyã mnaθka
(flat-faced mountain)
Mount Yamnuska
mĩnĩ hĩ yãba waθté žé
(the sacred spring)
O'Shaughnessy Falls
ħoga tabi mné
(where they built fish weirs to capture fish))
Spray Lakes
čũgudn gičiyabi ča ya mnĩ
(the three sisters that Ĩ-ktomnĩ promised in marriage whenever he got into trouble)
Three Sisters