Nokmes – My Grandmother

Gokmes – Your Grandmother

(w)Okmesen – His/Her Grandmother

Nokmesnan – Our Grandmother (not yours)

Gokmesnan – (all of us) Our Grandmother

Gokmeswa – Y’all’s Grandmother

(w)Okmeswan – Their Grandmother

Nokmeskignan – Our Grandmother Earth

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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