A Little Prayer of Gratitude: Solomon Ratt (th-dialect)

Photo credit: Solomon Ratt

ninanâskomon:
kotak kîsikâw î-mîthikawiyân;
î-mithwâyâyân;
î-mithwâyâcik nicawâsimisak ikwa nôsisimak;
î-kî-âstîpiyân kayâs;
î-wâpahtamân kâ-mithonâkwahk askiy
ikwa î-pihtawakwâw pithîsîsak î-nikamocik.

ᓂᓇᓈᐢᑯᒧᐣ:
ᑯᑕᐠ ᑮᓯᑳᐤ ᐄ ᒦᖨᑲᐏᔮᐣ;
ᐄ ᒥᙽᔮᔮᐣ;
ᐄ ᒥᙽᔮᒋᐠ ᓂᒐᐚᓯᒥᓴᐠ ᐃᑿ ᓅᓯᓯᒪᐠ;
ᐄ ᑮ ᐋᐢᑏᐱᔮᐣ ᑲᔮᐢ;
ᐄ ᐚᐸᐦᑕᒫᐣ ᑳ ᒥᖪᓈᑿᕽ ᐊᐢᑭᕀ
ᐃᑿ ᐄ ᐱᐦᑕᐘᒁᐤ ᐱᖩᓰᓴᐠ ᐄ ᓂᑲᒧᒋᐠ᙮

I am grateful:
to be given another day;
that I am healthy;
that my children and grandchildren are healthy;
that I sobered up long ago;
to see the beauty in the world
and hear the singing birds.

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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