Holiday Greetings in 42 Tribal Language

As part of its annual holiday message, the National Indian Council on Aging (NICOA), the NICOA board of directors and Executive Director Randella Bluehorse shared holiday greetings in 42 different tribal languages. The greetings demonstrate the universal message of the season.

  • Aleut: Kamgan Ukudigaa
    APALACHICOLA CREEK Nettv-Cako-Rakko
    ALUTIIQ ALASKA Spraasnikam! [Happy Holidays]
    Western Apache: Gozhqq Keshmish AYMARA Sooma Nawira-ra
    Blackfoot I’Taamomohkatoyiiksistsikomi
    CENTRAL AHTNA C’ehwggelnen Dzaen
    Cherokee: Danistayohihv &Aliheli’sdi Itse Udetiyvasadisv
    Cheyenne: Hoesenestotse & Aa’eEmona’e
    Choctaw: Yukpa, Nitak Hollo Chito
    Cree: Mitho Makosi Kesikansi
    Creek: Afvcke Nettvcakorakko
    Dine/Navajo: Ya’at’eeh Keshmish
  • GITKSAN Hisgusgitxwsim Ha’niisgats Christ ganhl Ama Sii K’uuhl!
    GUARANÍ ÑANDEVA Avyaitete ahï ko Tupa ray árape qyraï Yy Kapyryin rira
    GUARAYU Imboeteipri tasecoi Tupa i vave!
    Gwich’in: Drin tsal zhit shoh ohlii & Drin Choo zhit zhoh ohli
    Hawaiian: Mele Kalikimaka & Hauoli Makahiki Hou
    Inupiaq: annaurri Aniruq & Paglaun Ukiutchiaq
    Inupiatun: Quvianaq Agaayuniqpak
  • inupik Jutdlime pivdluarit ukiortame pivdluaritlo!
    Iroquois: Ojenyunyat Sungwiyadeson homungradon nagwutut & Ojenyunyat osrasay
    KAQCHIKEL Dios tik’ujie’ avik’in
    KOYUKON Denaahuto’ Hoolaahn Dedzaahn Sodeelts’eeyh
    KUTCHIN Drin Tsal Neenjit Goozu’
    Lakota: Wanikiya tonpi wowiyuskin & Omaka teca oiyokipi
    Maya/Yucateco: Utzul mank’inal
    METIS/MICHIF Gayayr Nwel

jibwe (Chippewa) – Niibaa’ anami’egiizhigad & Aabita Biboo
Oneida – Wanto’wan amp; Hoyan
NASKAPI miywaaitaakun mikusaanor
Q’ANJOB’AL chi woche swatx’ilal hak’ul yet jun yalji Komami’
Quechua: Sumaj kausay kachun Navidad ch’sisipi & Mosoi Watapi sumaj kausay kachun
RETVARA Mamaka wejejerãka
SALCHA Dzeen chox teedle ‘aay nayilkaa

  • Seneca: a:o’-e:sad yos-ha:-se:’
    Tanaina: Natukda Nuuphaa
    TEWA Hihchandi Núuphaa
    Tlingit – Xristos Khuwdziti kax sh kaxtoolxetl
    Tutchone/Northern – t’ohudinch’i Hulin Dzenu & Eyum nan ek’an nenatth’at danji te yesohuthin ch’e hadaatle
    Yupik Eskimo, Alaska – Angliq Alussistuaq!
    Yupik/Siberian – Quyanalghii Kuusma & Quyangalleq Nutaghamun Aymiqulleq

Source: http://www.nativevillage.org/