N’os – My Father

G’os – Your Father

W’osen – His/Her Father

N’osnan – Our Father (not yours)

G’osnan – Our Father (all of us)

G’oswa – Y’all’s Father

W’oswa – Their Father

Mamogosnan – The Greatest Father of All of Us

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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