Lesson 23 - An Abenaki Prayer

Abenaki Prayer -

Kassiwi  Niona  Enna  Odakozik  Chibaio  Agaskwikok

With     We    Who   	Visit    Ghosts    From

Kizos   Aalakws   Nionakiya   Alnobanogan   Nionakiya

The Sun   Star   of Our   Birth   and in Our

Aw8zsiswogan   Enni   Taolani    Agaskwikok   Noesal   Niona

Infancy   Which   Is   from  the Land  of

Kizosaltoalakws  Taolawisi  Maskozisis  Taolwisi  Nolka  Moz

The Rising Star as Long as the Deer  and   
	Moose Shall Run Free and the Grass Shall Grow

Sibo Ikok Pon Tekw

And  the Rivers  Run Swiftly  the Abenaki Shall Survive

Wobigid Sanoba Magigwogan

The Whiteman's Wickedness

N'mahomios Chibaio

Again Our Grandfathers Spirits

Amikimek Pmegamek   Agakidozik

Have Given Us Guidance and Wisdom to

Rise and Come Together to Dance  We Have Been Taught

Kazaldozk  Nigawes  Spemki   Toldal8zi  Nosokazik

To Love  Mother   Earth   and to Respect Her

Niona Aho Wobenakiak   Kizos Posiwaganogan

We Are the Children of  the Dawn the People

Wobenakiak    Mozmozik Odiozon

Of the East  May the Great Spirit and

Kinikinik  Volcanda  Kottliwi   Kwahliwi Tapsiwi

The Great Creator Bless  Us and Smile upon Us 

Chief Edwin "Joe" Pero - Coos (Cowasuck) Deer Clan Prayer  


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