Ndanes – My daughter

Gdanes – Your daughter

Wdansen – His/her daughter

Ndansenan – Our daughter (not yours)

Gdansenan – (all of us) Our daughter

Gdansewa – Y’all’s daughter

Wdansewa – Their daughter

Ndani – Affectionate term for my daughter

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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