Wayne Jackson: The One I Love (y-dialect)

Thanks to Wayne Jackson for sharing the valentine he made for his wife Tracy this year. It’s a translation into Cree of the REM song, “The One I Love” – another great one for listening and singing along, and a great addition to our little library of songs in Cree.

ana kâ-sâkihak

nitisahamawâw ana kâ-sâkihak,
nitisahamawâw ana kâ-nakatispahak,
konita kîkwêy ka-mâmitonêyihtamân,
nitisahamawâw ana kâ-sâkihak,

iskotêw!
iskotêw!

nitisahamawâw ana kâ-sâkihak,
nitisahamawâw ana kâ-nakatispahak,
konita kîkwêy ka-mâmitonêyihtamân,
nitisahamawâw ana kâ-sâkihak,

iskotêw!
iskotêw!

ê-itisahamawak ana kâ-sâkihak,
ê-itisahamawak ana kâ-nakatispahak,
konita kîkwêy ka-mâmitonêyihtamân,
nitisahamawâw ana kâ-sâkihak,

iskotêw!
iskotêw!

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