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MNI (WATER IN LAKOTA)

Mni is healthy and beautiful.
She helps our bodies and makes me feel good.
Lots and lots of water is in our bodies.
We are water.

MNI (WATER IN LAKOTA)

Mni is healthy and beautiful.
She helps our bodies and makes me feel good.
Lots and lots of water is in our bodies.
We are water.

HÉEN

Héen haa ghaneixhxhíxh sitee kha tsu likoodzí.
Haa daa éetíxh dashee kha tsu axh toowú alik’éi.
Aatlein, aatlein héen haa tóox’ yéi yatee. Héenxh haa sitee.

Cante Remle  9, Lakota

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

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READING NOW Indian Boyhood by Charles Eastman.
EARLY WATER MEMORY Going on hikes to waterfalls and standing underneath them.
TO PROTECT WATER My family and Tribe fights to protect Mni Wiconi.

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