Wabek – Tomorrow

Wabek nwi mikjéwi bégishek – Tomorrow I will work all day

Tadiwgemek nwi zhya wabek – To the casino I will go tomorrow

Gnebech nwi minké wabek – Maybe I will pick berries tomorrow

Ni je wa zhechkéyen wabek – What will you do tomorrow?

Ni pi je wa zhyayen wabek – Where will you go tomorrow?

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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