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How do you say dove in Native American?

"Dove" is "Woya" in Cherokee, for what that's worth; "mourning dove" is "Guledisgonihi," and "white dove" is "Woya Unega." Native American names often do get mangled a lot on their way into English, but I can't see how even the worst language learner could have turned "Woya" into "Chenoa."

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Herein, what does the dove symbolize in Native American culture?

Native American Dove and Pigeon Mythology To some California Indian tribes, doves represent foolishness and naivete. The Aztecs and other Mexican Indian tribes saw the dove as a symbol of love, associated with the goddess Xochiquetzal and often depicted on wedding ornaments.

how do you say good luck in Native American? The most common languages spoken by Native Americans, presently, are English and then Spanish. Good Luck or Buena suerte.

Then, how do you say little bear in Native American?

The answer to your question depends upon which Native Nation you have in mind. The Cherokee word for bear is “yo-na” or “yo-nv.” In Navajo, it's “shash” (black bear) and “shashtsoh” (brown bear). The Objibwe use “mukwa” (bear) and “misabe mukwa” (grizzly bear).

What are some Native American words?

11 Common English Words from Native American Languages

  • Opossum. The Native American name of North America's resident marsupial comes from the Virginia Algonquian word opassum (alternately spelled aposoum), which means “white dog” or “white beast” in the Powhatan language.
  • Squash.
  • Chocolate.
  • Hammock.
  • Barbecue.
  • Avocado.
  • Guacamole.
  • 8 and 9.

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