Nétum – First

Nin nétum – Me first

Gin nétum – You first

Win nétum – HIm/her first

Ninan nétum – Us first (not you)

Ginan nétum – (all of) Us first

Ginwa nétum – You all first

Winwa nétum – Them first


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.