Wégni/Wégni je – What

Wégni je i? – What is that?

Wégni je ode – What is this?

Wégni je i ézhi – What is that over there?

Wégni je i wa zhechkéyen? – What is that you are going to do?

Wégni je i ga zhechkéyen? – What is that you did?

 

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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