Wjanda – To Cook

Ngi wjanda ode bidi – I cooked this chicken

Ngi wjandak gode penik – I cooked these potatoes

Ngi wjandon i wiyas – I cooked that meat

Ngi wjandowen ni zawjisésen – I cooked those carrots

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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