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Solomon Ratt: There is Harmony Again (y-dialect)

miyo-wîcêhtowin kihtwâm ispayin; miyo-wîcêhtowin nimiskamâson; miyo-wîcêhtowin ispayin ôtê-nîkân; miyo-wîcêhtowin ispayin ôtê-otâhk; miyo-wîcêhtowin ispayin ôtê-atâmihk; miyo-wîcêhtowin ispayin ôtê-ispimihk; miyo-wîcêhtowin niwâsakâmiskâkon; miyo-wîcêhtowin kihtwâm ispayin. ᒥᔪ ᐑᒉᐦᑐᐏᐣ ᑭᐦᑤᒼ ᐃᐢᐸᔨᐣ; ᒥᔪ ᐑᒉᐦᑐᐏᐣ ᓂᒥᐢᑲᒫᓱᐣ; ᒥᔪ ᐑᒉᐦᑐᐏᐣ ᐃᐢᐸᔨᐣ ᐆᑌ ᓃᑳᐣ; ᒥᔪ ᐑᒉᐦᑐᐏᐣ ᐃᐢᐸᔨᐣ ᐆᑌ ᐅᑖᕽ; ᒥᔪ ᐑᒉᐦᑐᐏᐣ ᐃᐢᐸᔨᐣ ᐆᑌ ᐊᑖᒥᕽ; ᒥᔪ ᐑᒉᐦᑐᐏᐣ ᐃᐢᐸᔨᐣ ᐆᑌ ᐃᐢᐱᒥᕽ; ᒥᔪ ᐑᒉᐦᑐᐏᐣ … Continue reading

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tapahtêyimiso: Be Humble

          tapahtêyimiso cikêmâ askîhk ê-ohciyan; kistêyihtâkosi cikêmâ acâhkosihk ê-ohciyan. ᑕᐸᐦᑌᔨᒥᓱ  ᒋᑮᒫ  ᐊᒑᐦᑯᓯᕽ  ᐁ ᐅᐦᒋᔭᐣᑭᐢᑌᔨᐦᑖᑯᓯ  ᒋᑫᒫ  ᐊᒑᐦᑯᓯᕽ  ᐁ ᐅᐦᒋᔭᐣ᙮  Be humble for you are made of earth; be noble for you are made of stars. (Unattributed … Continue reading

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