amiskwacîwâskahikan (ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ), meaning “beaver hills house,” is the nehiyawewin itwewin (Cree word) for Edmonton.

Little Bear can help you pronounce amiskwacîwâskahikan:

Click here to listen to Little Bear pronounce amiskwacîwâskahikan over and over again, so you can practice along with him!

Baby Eagle shows how the syllabics represent the letters we’re familiar with in English:

Watch how each syllabic morphs into the English letters it represents. For example, can you see how ᐊ becomes a, and ᒥ becomes mi?