Mokék – Sunrise

Bwamshe mokék – Before sunrise

Gizhmokék – After sunrise

Wéchmokék – East (Where the sun rises)

Mokék ngi bsegwi – I arose at sunrise

Mokék nwi majimen – We will leave at sunrise

Mokék gwi majimen – We all will leave at sunrise

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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