We Must Include the Past… Ursula K. Le Guin translated by Solomon Ratt (y-dialect)

ohcitaw ta-kikinamahk nâway êkwa nîkân anohc kâ-kîsikâk, kiskisiwin ohci êkwa itêtihtamowin, awêkâ cî namôya mêskanaw ta-ihtakon ta-kî-pimitisahamahk.

ᐅᐦᒋᑕᐤ ᑕ ᑭᑭᓇᒪᕽ ᓈᐘᐩ ᐁᑿ ᓃᑳᐣ ᐊᓄᐦᐨ ᑳ ᑮᓯᑳᐠ, ᑭᐢᑭᓯᐏᐣ ᐅᐦᒋ ᐁᑿ ᐃᑌᑎᐦᑕᒧᐏᐣ, ᐊᐍᑳ ᒌ ᓇᒨᔭ ᒣᐢᑲᓇᐤ ᑕ ᐃᐦᑕᑯᐣ ᑕ ᑮ ᐱᒥᑎᓴᐦᐊᒪᕽ᙮

We must include the past and the future in today, through memory and intention, or else there won’t be any road for us to follow.

Solomon Ratt, translating and paraphrasing Le Guin from The Dispossessed.

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