Bné – Turkey

Bnéyek – Turkeys

Mzesé – Another way to say turkey

Bkojbné – Wild turkey

Bkojmzesé – Another wild turkey

Ngi wabma o bné ibe – I saw that turkey over there

Ngi nodwa o bné ibe – I heard that turkey over there

Nwi bidapkowebna o bné weswabek – 2 days from now I will put that turkey in the oven.

Author: neaseno

I was born on Powers Bluff in Wood County, Wisconsin, into a traditional community of Neshnabek. I was raised speaking only native languages, and learned to speak English upon entering school at the age of 6. As of this writing, I am one of 5 remaining Heritage Fluent Speakers of Potawatomi.

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