Indigenous place names poised to return to the map of northern Ontario – CBC

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 2018267 Views

Bitimagamasing, the original name for Ramsey Lake, means ‘water that lies beside the hill’

Nov 30, 2018

The name won’t be back on the map, but it will be a kind of giant label on the landscape.

Perched on a hill overlooking what has been called Ramsey Lake in Sudbury for over a century now, a billboard to be unveiled this Saturday, will display the original Anishnaabemowin word for the lake.

Bitimagamasing means “the water that lies beside the hill.”

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