iskwêwak / ᐃᐢᑵᐘᐠ / Women – Solomon Ratt

pimâcihiwêwakᐱᒫᒋᐦᐃᐍᐘᐠgive life,
kisêwâtisiwakᑭᓭᐚᑎᓯᐘᐠare kind,
sâkihiwêwakᓵᑭᐦᐃᐍᐘᐠgive love,
tapahtêyimisiwakᑕᐸᐦᑌᔨᒥᓯᐘᐠare humble,
sôhki-atoskêwakᓲᐦᑭ ᐊᑐᐢᑫᐘᐠwork hard,
sôhkisiwakᓲᐦᑭᓯᐘᐠare strong,
sôhkitêhêwakᓲᐦᑭᑌᐦᐁᐘᐠare brave,
takî-manâcihihcikᑕᑮᒪᓈᒋᐦᐃᐦᒋᐠshould be treated with care,
takî-kistêyimihcikᑕᑮᑭsᑌᔨᒥᐦᒋᐠshould be respected,
takî-kistêyihtâkosicikᑕᑮᑭᐢᑌᔨᐦᑖᑯᓯᒋᐠshould be held in high regard,
takî-sâkihihcik.ᑕᑮᓵᑭᐦᐃᐦᒋᐠ᙮should be loved.

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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