Ojibwe Grandfather Prayer

From: FREE Leonard/ gone pow wowin

Date: 13 Sep 2007, 05:23 AM

Grandfather Prayer

Miigwetch nmishomis ogii-biwaaseaazheyang.
(Thank you grandfather for shining on us today.)

Miigwetch nda’kid nongom giizhigad.
(Thank you I say today for this day.

Weweni ji-mino-gnawaabimag.
(Carefully, I will look on others.)

Nwii-ji-mino-bimaadiz miinwa weweni ji-ganoonag.
(I will live well and carefully speak to others.)

Miigwetch giiye Shkaakaamikwe
(Thank you Mother Earth)

ogii-miizhiyang bimaadizowin miinwa miijim.
(who gave us life and food)

ogii-miizhiyang nbish miinwa wesiinyag
(who gave us water and animals)

ogii-miizhiyang nesewin.
(who gave us breath.)

Semaa n’bagdina waabinong, zhaawinong, epangishimag, miinwa giiwedinong.
(Tobacco I offer to the east, south, west and north.)

Naadamoshin ji-mashkoogaabwiyaanh miinwa ji-zoongdeyaanh.
(Help me to have strength and a strong heart.)


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