A reminder of love for our FN youth – in Attawapiskat and across Canada

Darren J. Okemaysi

Via Darren Okemaysim on Facebook.

 kakwâhtakîhtâwak osk-âya misiwîtê anohc, kâkîsimostawihkok. ayamihêwistamawihkok ka-sôhkêkâpawicik kitosk-âyaminawak anohc kâ-kîkisêpâyâk.

ᑲᒁᑕᑮᐦᑖᐘᐠ  ᐅᐢᐠ ᐋᔭ  ᒥᓯᐑᑌ ᐊᓄᐦᐨ, ᑳᑮᓯᒧᐢᑕᐏᐦᑯᐠ᙮
ᐊᔭᒥᐦᐁᐏsᑕᒪᐏᐦᑯᐠ  ᑲ ᓲᐦᑫᑳᐸᐘᒋᐠ  ᑭᑐᐢᐠ ᐋᔭᒥᓇᐘᐠ  ᐊᓄᐦᐨ  ᑳ ᑮᑭᓭᐹᔮᐠ᙮

Phonetically: ku.kwaa.tu.geeh.taa.wuk…os.keye.yu…mi.si.wee.yi.tey…u.noots,…kaa.key.si.mos.toe.weeh.kook/u.yu.mi.hey.wis.tu.moe.weeh.kook…ku-.soe.key.kaa.poe.wi.chik…ki.tos.keye.mi.noe.wuk…u.noots…kaa-key.ki.sey.peye.yaag]

Our young adults are enduring much hardship; say a prayer of strength for our youth this morning.

Video of the voice of inspiration that was the beautiful Shannen Koostachin, December 2008. Problems may have come through colonization, the solutions need to come from the community and youth themselves.

About Arden Ogg

Arden Ogg is Director of the Cree Literacy Network, a not-for-profit-in-the-making with the goal of creating Cree language literacy materials suitable for use by learners of all ages.
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