Dapnen – Pick something up

Dapnen i – Pick it up

Dapnen i waboyan – Pick up the blanket

Dapnen i bkwéshgen – Pick up the bread

Dapnen i wnagen – Pick up the dish

Dapnen i gokbenagen – Pick up the basket

Dapnen i shkemot – Pick up the bag/sack

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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