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!

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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