Mary Okosisa / Mary’s Boy Child

Mary's Boy Child

(from Dolores Sand’s Christmas CD, manitowi-kîsikâw)

Mary okosisa, Jesus, anohc nihtāwikiw

kākikē ka-pimātisinaw wiya ohci Jesus

kayās ēsa Bethlehemihk, omisi kī-itwāniwiw
Mary okosisa, anohc nihtāwikiw

mah, matwē nikamowak okīsikowak
kākikē ka-pimātisinaw wiya ohci Jesus
Mary okosisa, anohc nihtāwikiw

okanawēyicikēwak wāpamēwak acahkwa
pēhtamwak nānitaw ē-nikamok
tāpiskōc wahyaw ohci

okanawēyicikēwak wāpamēwak acahkwa
pēhtamwak nānitaw ē-nikamok
tāpiskōc wahyaw ohci

mah, matwē nikamowak okīsikowak
kākikē ka-pimātisinaw wiya ohci Jesus

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3 Responses

  1. A friend, who is a Cree Teacher needed some Cree Christmas carols for her children’s upcoming Christmas concert. I am letting her know about the Cree Literacy Network. I’m sitting here listening to Mary’s Boy Child in Cree. Right to the heart! Doreen

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