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Report
Moons of the Calendar
Presented by
Imelda Perley
January
• Opolahsomuwehs ( Moon of the Whirling
Wind) – Maliseet
• Opolahsomuwehs ( Whirling Wind Month) –
Passamaquoddy
• Tomcod – (Frost Fish) - Micmac
February
• Piyatokonisuwi Kisuhs ( When the Spruce Tips
Fall) – Maliseet
• Piyatokonis (When the Spruce Tips Fall) –
Passamaquoddy
• Snow Blinder (sun is very strong) - Micmac
March
• Toqasqoni Kisuhs (First Spring Moon) –
Maliseet
• Siqon (Spring Moon) – Passamaquoddy
• Spawning or Maple Sugar Moon - Micmac
April
• Ponatomuwi Kisuhs ( Egg Laying Moon) –
Maliseet
• Ponatom (Egg Laying Month) –
Passamaquoddy
• Egg Laying Moon - Micmac
May
• Siqonomeqi Kisuhs ( Gaspereaux Moon) –
Maliseet
• Siqonomeq (Alewive Moon) – Passamaquoddy
• Frog Croaking Moon - Micmac
June
• Niponi Kisuhs ( Summer Moon) – Maliseet
• Nipon (Summer Moon) – Passamaquoddy
• Summer or Leaves Full Blossom Moon Micmac
July
• Apsqe Kisuhs (Feather Shedding Moon) –
Maliseet
• Accihte (Ripening Moon) – Passamaquoddy
• Birds Shed Feathers Moon - Micmac
August
• Kopuwachi Kisuhs (Moon in Which the Leaves
begin to Fall) – Maliseet
• Apsqe – (Feather Shedding Moon) –
Passamaquoddy
• Fruit and berry ripening Moon - Micmac
September
• Mustewi Kisuhs (Moose Calling Moon) –
Maliseet
• Toqakiw (Autumn Moon) – Passamaquoddy
• Moose calling (Moon) - Micmac
October
• Wikewi Kisuhs (Salmon Spawning Moon) –
Maliseet
• Amilkahtin (Harvest Moon) – Passamaquoddy
• Animal Fattening Moon - Micmac
November
• Kuwaqonihkewi Kisuhs (Harvest Moon) –
Maliseet
• Kelotonuhket – (Freezing Moon) –
Passamaquoddy
• River Freezing Moon - Micmac
December
• Kci Kisuhs (The Long Moon) – Maliseet
• Ponamuwi Kisuhs (Frost Fish Moon) – Maliseet
• Nipayimiyamkewi Kisuhs (Christmas Moon) –
Maliseet
• Punam – (Frost Fish Moon) – Passamaquoddy
• Great or Winter Moon - Micmac
Thirteenth Moon
• Skicinuwi Kisuhs (Sacred Earth Moon)

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