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YOUR BODY OF WATER

It can fall during the Fall, spring during Spring, freeze in the Winter and evaporate during the Summer. Drink it, taste it, swim in it, splash it and just wonder about it but don’t waste it. We’ll need to nourish it because it does for us, I want some now.

YOUR BODY OF WATER

It can fall during the Fall, spring during Spring, freeze in the Winter and evaporate during the Summer. Drink it, taste it, swim in it, splash it and just wonder about it but don’t waste it. We’ll need to nourish it because it does for us, I want some now.

LDAKÁT HAADAA HÉENI

Neechkáx’ kanadaa yeis kaanáxh, aadáxh kanadaa yá táakw.eetí kaanáxh, wult’íx’ch táakw kaanáxh kha tsu ch’a ldakát át uxúkch yá khutaan kaanáxh. Idaná, xh’eidanúkch, a tóox’ idat’áchaa, keelach’íshch kha tsu yoo kanayjeek, Hel ch’a kugéiyi atxh yilayeixhíkh. K’idéen ghatulatín x’wán, a tuwáadáxh uhaan tsú k’idein haa guxhlatéen. Axh tuwaa aa sigóo yeedát

George Miller  41, Alaska Native

Translated to Tlingit by Ishmael Hope, Khaagwáask', and Ruth Demmert, Khaanákh, Tlingit Elder of Khéexh' Khwáan, the people of Kake

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