gyemgm aatk [gyem/gm/*aatk]
Compound composed of: gyemk  sun/moon/heat, aatk  night
common noun. moon
Txa̱'nii wil hooltga gyemgm aatk dawila k'a̱ḵ'awtga gyibaaw a la̱x sg̱a̱niis. Every full moon the wolves would howl on the mountains.
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Photograph courtesy of Edward Bryant, who carved this moon mask pendant
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Image courtesy of School District 52, Aboriginal Education, Wa̱p Sig̱atgyet

Related entries: Spelling Variant gyemgm'aatk  moon

Bibliographic sources: Dunn, Practical Dictionary entry: 576. | Source: Draft Dictionary entry.