Mskwedismenek – Pinto Beans

Mskwedismen – Pinto bean

Nwi gbashmak gode mskwedismenek – I will cook these pinto beans

Mskwedismenek ngi gbashmak – I cooked pinto beans

Ni pi je gi mskwedismenek? – Where are the pinto beans?

Mskwedismenabo – Pinto bean soup

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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