okihcitâwiskwêwak / warrior women: Solomon Ratt (y-dialect)

A Cree edition of a popular meme about women of influence, prepared by Solomon Ratt in honour of
okihcitâwiskwêwak (warrior women) we love and admire.

nôtinikê tâpiskôc Winona LaDuke;
nîkânî tâpiskôc Tantoo Cardinal;
iyasâho tâpiskôc Maria Campbell;
manâcihiwê tâpiskôc Mary Simon;
mawinêskamakê tâpiskôc Winona Wheeler;
pîkiskwê tâpiskôc Freda Ahenakew;
kiskinwahamâkê tâpiskôc Buffy Sainte-Marie

ᓅᑎᓂᑫ ᑖᐱᐢᑰᐨ Winona LaDuke;
ᓃᑳᓃ ᑖᐱᐢᑰᐨ Tantoo Cardinal;
ᐃᔭᓵᐦᐅ ᑖᐱᐢᑰᐨ Maria Campbell;
ᒪᓈᒋᐦᐃᐍ ᑖᐱᐢᑰᐨ Mary Simon;
ᒪᐏᓀᐢᑲᒪᑫ ᑖᐱᐢᑰᐨ Winona Wheeler;
ᐲᑭᐢᑵ ᑖᐱᐢᑰᐨ Freda Ahenakew;
ᑭᐢᑭᓌᐦᐊᒫᑫ ᑖᐱᐢᑰᐨ Buffy Sainte-Marie

Fight like Winona LaDuke;
Lead like Tantoo Cardinal;
Resist like Marie Campbell;
Protect like Mary Simon;
Challenge like Winona Wheeler;
Speak like Freda Ahenakew;
Teach like Buffy Sainte-Marie.

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