Friday, May 11, 2012

Fact of the Day: The Spirit Province


The province of Manitoba, Canada is believed to have derived from either the Cree word "manitowapow" or the Ojibwa word "manitobau" which both mean "strait of the spirit".

3 comments:

Shaw said...

pretty interesting

Bart said...

it was actually named after obiwan kenobi, in a galaxy far away, i'd know, im from ontario.

Random Blogger said...

Manitowapow, that's hard to spell.