Jiman – Boat/Canoe

Ni pi je i jiman? – Where is the canoe?

Ggi wabdan ne i jiman? – Did you see that canoe?

Cho ngi wabdesin i jiman – I didn’t see that canoe

Jimanek ngi bya – I came from the boat

Jimanek nwi zhya – I will go to the boat

Jimanek ngi zhya – I went to the boat

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.