The Little Drummer Boy

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

āstamik itwāniwan, pā ram pa pa pam,
okimāw nihtāwikiw, pā ram pa pa pam
mēkiwina miyātān, pā ram pa pa pam
okimāw kita-miyak, pā ram pa pa pam,
     ram pa pa pam, ram pa pa pam
kita-kistēyimiht, pā ram pa pa pam,   takosihki

awāsis Jesus, pā ram pa pa pam,
nikitimākisin, pā ram pa pa pam,
namwāc kīkway nitayān, pā ram pa pa pam,
kita-miyitān, pā ram pa pa pam,
     ram pa pa pam, ram pa pa pam
nika-kitocikān, pā ram pa pa pam, takosihki

Mary nāh-nānamiskwēyiw, pā ram pa pa pam
mostoswak mina, pā ram pa pa pam,
nikitocikēstamawāw, pā ram pa pa pam,
kwayask ni-sohki-kocīn, pā ram pa pa pam,
     ram pa pa pam, ram pa pa pam
ēkwāni kā-pāhpit, pā ram pa pa pam, takosihki.

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