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Temtl’i:q’es

When Ice Forms

The name for the fifth month, around February, is called Temtl'i:q'es as time to get jammed in (as a trap, a box, etc.) or Temt'elemches - time one's hand sticks to things (from the cold), tl'i:q' means get jammed in, get wedged in, get stuck, es means a periodic cycle of time, t'elem means stick to something, tses means on the hand.  Temtl'i:q'es probably refers to getting jammed in one's house because of snow and ice.
Here you will find lesson plans and resources in relation to this month.