Wnago – Yesterday

Wnago ngi wabma o mekjako – Yesterday I saw a frog

Wnago ngi nodwa o mskwabnéshi – Yesterday I heard a cardinal

Wnago ngi mikchéwi bégishek – Yesterday I worked all day

Ni je ga zhechkéyen wnago – What did you do yesterday?

Ni pi je ga zhyayen wnago – Where did you go yesterday?

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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