Morning Song (Hymn)

(In Memory of Freda’s Mother)

Mee noo – Ma nee doo (Loving Spirit/God)
Mee gwetch – kee tchee – Mee gwetch (Thank you!  A big thank you)
Pee ma tchee ee yan (For giving me life…)
Ah pee ting – kay yaa pee (once again)
Mee gwetch – kee tee nin (I say – thank you)
Ay pee tchee – tay ay yan (with my whole heart)
Mee noo – Maa nee doo (Loving Spirit/God)

Naa taa maa wee shin (Defend/keep me)
Noon goom kaa kee shee kak (throughout this day)
Tchee – meen wen daa man (to be content)
Kit – aa naa mee yaa win (with your way of prayer)
Kaa – kee – mee shee yan (you have given me)
Noon goom – kaa – kee shee gak (this day)
Shaa way nee mee shin (Have mercy on me)

Mee noo – Mee kaa wik (Remember in good thought)
Taa soo – saa – kee kee shep (each morning)
Tay bay nee mee nung (the one we belong to)
Kaa kee naa – aa wee ya (And everyone)
Kaa – pee maa tchee yaat (He gives life to)
Ween – kay shay waa tee sit (He who is compassionate)
Mee noo – mee kaa wik (Remember in good thought)

Paa kaan – kee shee kat (A change of day)
Kaa wee mee nee koo yang (we are being given)
Mee noo tay – oon gee (Of good heart)
Meen way daa mee aa taa (Let us please him)
Mee gwetch –wee in aa taa (Let us thank him)
Saa yaa kee ee koo sit (The one we love)
Mee noo – Maa nee doo (Our Loving Spirit)