Chichankwink

Kweshkinkw chichankwink

Hate ni welsit aptonokana

Shek halapsi alla hate

Hate ni uxtenk Ktaholel

Turn
Translated into Lenape by Bob Red Hawk
Kweshkinkw chichankwink  Hate ni welsit aptonokana  Shek halapsi alla hate  Hate ni uxtenk KtaholelTurn
Original version
The mirror

Lenape women

A love poem into lenape (Unami), for the amerindians girls of this tribe, in the Delaware, on the Hudson, and Long Island.

The Lenapes

The French called the Lenapes the Wolves. They lived in what they called the Lenapehoking (the Lenape country), a wooded region, covered with rivers and dotted with lakes. The lenape country would currently correspond to New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania, south eastern New York state, and northern Delaware.
Algonquian languages
Cree - Mahican - Ojibwa - Abnaki - Cheyenne - Atsina - Arapaho
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