About Mary Naywash
Mrs. Mary Naywash is # 916 on the 1907 Wooster Roll. She is the sister of Elijah Pashagahnahquod # 901 who reports the name of his father as Pashagahnahquod. The reported traditional name of Mrs. Mary Naywash is "Kagigeiassigeg" meaning "Everlasting Sunshine" but to understand the significance and context of that name and its translation scrutiny and comment are required by those with expertise in the nuances of the Anishinaabemowin language and Potawatomi culture. In 1907 Mary Naywash was living at Saugeen Reservation where she held full rights in Canada.