Ni je ésh gishgek ngom? – What day is it today?

Ngotgishget yawen – It is Monday

Nishgishget yawen – It is Tuesday

Aptegishget yawen – It is Wednesday

Nyéwgishget yawen – It is Thursday

Nyannogishget yawen – It is Friday

Odankégishget yawen – It is Saturday

Nemé’gishget yawen – It is Sunday


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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