Bidapkowébna – To put something animate in the oven

Bidapkowébnan – To put something inanimate in the oven

Ngi bidapkowébna o bidi – I put that chicken in the oven

Ngi bidapkowébnak gi penik – I put those potatoes in the oven

Ngi bidapkowébnan i wiyas – I put that meat in the oven

Ngi bidapkowébnanen ni zawjisésen – I put those carrots 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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