Use your voice to pronounce this 5 times in a row. Slowly pronounce each section clearly. Pronounce each section clearly a little faster with each time you speak until you can pronounce it clearly at a normal pace of speaking. Sing it, yell it, whisper it and keep pronouncing it clearly. That’s how you gain muscle memory, gain confidence to speak it & discuss the details about this phrase with fluent Kanien’kéha speakers, mentors and teachers.
No literal translations on MohawkLanguage.ca website because placing colonial definitions & worldviews onto Kanien’keha is not accurate, it is a form of colonization.
Hire & compensate fluent Kanien’keha speakers, mentors, teachers to discuss Kanien’keha words, phrases, culture, communities, issues with a phone call or online.
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