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  1. Moons of the Calendar Presented by Imelda Perley

  2. January • Opolahsomuwehs ( Moon of the Whirling Wind) – Maliseet • Opolahsomuwehs ( Whirling Wind Month) – Passamaquoddy • Tomcod – (Frost Fish) - Micmac

  3. February • Piyatokonisuwi Kisuhs ( When the Spruce Tips Fall) – Maliseet • Piyatokonis (When the Spruce Tips Fall) – Passamaquoddy • Snow Blinder (sun is very strong) - Micmac

  4. March • Toqasqoni Kisuhs (First Spring Moon) – Maliseet • Siqon (Spring Moon) – Passamaquoddy • Spawning or Maple Sugar Moon - Micmac

  5. April • Ponatomuwi Kisuhs ( Egg Laying Moon) – Maliseet • Ponatom (Egg Laying Month) – Passamaquoddy • Egg Laying Moon - Micmac

  6. May • Siqonomeqi Kisuhs ( Gaspereaux Moon) – Maliseet • Siqonomeq (Alewive Moon) – Passamaquoddy • Frog Croaking Moon - Micmac

  7. June • Niponi Kisuhs ( Summer Moon) – Maliseet • Nipon (Summer Moon) – Passamaquoddy • Summer or Leaves Full Blossom Moon - Micmac

  8. July • Apsqe Kisuhs (Feather Shedding Moon) – Maliseet • Accihte (Ripening Moon) – Passamaquoddy • Birds Shed Feathers Moon - Micmac

  9. August • Kopuwachi Kisuhs (Moon in Which the Leaves begin to Fall) – Maliseet • Apsqe – (Feather Shedding Moon) – Passamaquoddy • Fruit and berry ripening Moon - Micmac

  10. September • Mustewi Kisuhs (Moose Calling Moon) – Maliseet • Toqakiw (Autumn Moon) – Passamaquoddy • Moose calling (Moon) - Micmac

  11. October • Wikewi Kisuhs (Salmon Spawning Moon) – Maliseet • Amilkahtin (Harvest Moon) – Passamaquoddy • Animal Fattening Moon - Micmac

  12. November • Kuwaqonihkewi Kisuhs (Harvest Moon) – Maliseet • Kelotonuhket – (Freezing Moon) – Passamaquoddy • River Freezing Moon - Micmac

  13. 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

  14. Thirteenth Moon • Skicinuwi Kisuhs (Sacred Earth Moon)