Ndewéma – My Older Brother (of female)

Gdewéma – Your older brother

Wdewéman – Her older brother

Ndewémamnan – Our older brother (not yours)

Gdewémamnan – (all of us) Our older brother

Gdewémwa – Y’alls older brother

Wdewémwan – Their older brother

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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