tapahtêyimiso: Be Humble


tapahtêyimiso cikêmâ askîhk ê-ohciyan; kistêyihtâkosi cikêmâ acâhkosihk ê-ohciyan.

ᑕᐸᐦᑌᔨᒥᓱ  ᒋᑮᒫ  ᐊᒑᐦᑯᓯᕽ  ᐁ ᐅᐦᒋᔭᐣᑭᐢᑌᔨᐦᑖᑯᓯ  ᒋᑫᒫ  ᐊᒑᐦᑯᓯᕽ  ᐁ ᐅᐦᒋᔭᐣ᙮ 

Be humble for you are made of earth; be noble for you are made of stars.

(Unattributed quote of unknown origin, translated by Solomon Ratt, audio by Solomon Ratt; photo credit: Rusty Gardiner).

2 Responses

  1. Hello Arden,

    This is an absolutely beautiful proverb. Is this something you wrote? My kids are in a musical group and might want to use this in a song What kind of recognition would you require for using this in a song. Also, is there here any way to post the pronunciation?

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