A gentle Sunday reminder, thanks to Andrea Custer, of Indigenous Vibes that help carry us every day of the week. Most of these forms are identical in the y- and th-dialects. The links provided for each word are taken directly from the itwêwina online dictionary, where we find each word in y-dialect. The dictionary itself provides audio for four of the five – some with reading by several elders.
|manâcihitowin||ᒪᓈᒋᐦᐃᑐᐏᐣ||mutual respect||(y- and th-dialects)|
|nanâskomowin||ᓇᓈᐢᑯᒧᐏᐣ||gratitude||(y- and th-dialects)|
|sâkihitowin||ᓵᑭᐦᐃᑐᐏᐣ||love||(y- and th-dialects)|
|kisêwâtisiwin||ᑭᓰᐚᑎᓯᐏᐣ||kindness, compassion||(y- and th-dialects)|
Find more of Andrea’s work at her website, https://www.learncreewithandrea.com/, or check out her new Podcast series (with Charlotte Ross) at https://www.pikiskwewin.ca/cree-and-coffee-with-the-crazy-crees.