Cultural Survival: Art Napoleon (northern y-dialect)

Thanks, Art Napoleon, for permission to share this gentle prayer song in Northern Cree (northern y-dialect) to remind us that cultural survival is what it’s all about in these times of turmoil.

pimâcihowin : cultural survival

kihcikîsikohk kâ-ayâyin
kitimâkinawinân ôta askîhk
kitimâkinawik awâsisak
kitimâkinawik oskinîkowak
kitimâkinawik piyakoskânak
kitimâkinawik nîhiyawak
ka-môcikihtânaw ka-nîmihitonaw
ka-môcikihtânaw ka-nîhiyawânaw
hey kimosôminawak
hey kohkominawak


About Arden Ogg

Arden Ogg is Director of the Cree Literacy Network, launched in 2010 with the goal of creating Cree language literacy materials suitable for use by learners of all ages.
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2 Responses to Cultural Survival: Art Napoleon (northern y-dialect)

  1. Nathan Grandjambe says:

    Thank you very much for posting this. The opportunity to hear my native tongue while far from home is a great boon as I take each step towards learning more of it.

  2. CJ says:

    Thank you for this. It’s one of my favorites by Art.

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