Date: 13 Sep 2007, 05:23 AM
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.
(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)
(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.)