Byénesh – Bring something animate

Byénesh o gigabé – Bring that boy

Byénesh o nemosh shote  – Bring that dog over here

Byénesh o gdekwéyom nagech – Bring your wife later

Byénesh gi waskonédoyek – Bring those flowers

Byénesh gi penojék zagech – Bring those children outside

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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