Nijanes – My Child

Gnijanes – Your child

Wnijansen – His/her child

Nijansenan – Our child (not yours)

Gnijansenan – Our child (all of us)

Gnijansowa – Y’all’s child

Wnijansewan – Their child

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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