Meegwetch Geebeezhiach Maa

(Writen by Ina Carr (Rocky Bay First Nation), who is now passed on to the spirit world.)

Meegwetch gee bee zhaw yache maa (Thank you for coming here.)
gee bee zhaw yache maa (you for coming here.)
Meegwetch awpachi gee bee zhaw yache maa (Thank you very much for coming here.)
gee bee zhaw yache maa (You for coming here.)
Mee gwetch kina-gaygo kee bee shiy-ek (Thank you, all of you, for coming here.)

(Chant) Way yah hay, way yah hay
Way yah hay, way yah hay (4x’s)

Meegwetch gee zindee ache maa (Thank you for listening here.)
gee zindee ache maa (You for listening here.)
Meegwetch awpachi gee zindee-ache maa (Thank you very much for listening here.)
gee zindee-ache maa (You for listening here.)
Meegwetch kina-gaygo gee zindee-ache maa (Thank you, all of you, for listening here.)
(Chant)

Meegwetch gee weegee shewache (Thank you for helping here.)
gee weegee shewache (For helping here.)
Meegwetch awpachi gee weegee shewache (Thank you very much for helping here.)
gee weegee shewache (You for helping here.)
Meegwetch kina-gaygo gee weegee shewache (Thank you, all of you, for helping here.)
(Chant)

Meegwetch gee yaw ache maa (Thank you for being here.)
gee yaw ache maa (You for being here.)
Meegwetch awpachi gee yaw ache maa (Thank you very much for being here.)
gee yaw ache maa (You for being here.)
Meegwetch kina-gaygo gee yaw ache maa (Thank you, all of you, for being here.)
(Chant)

This song gives thanks to Creator for everything he gives us, our lives
Gives thanks to those spirits that are always helping and listening to us
Gives thanks to them for always being here with us.