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The Lord's Prayer

Nesika papa klaksta mitlite kopa saghalie,
     Our Father who dwells on high,
Kloshe kopa nesika tumtum mika nem.
     Good for our hearts Your Name.
Kloshe mika tyee kopa konaway tillikum.
     Good You Chief of all people;
Kloshe mika tumtum kopa illahee kahkwa kopa saghalie;
     Good Your heart to such country as Yours up above;
Potlatch konaway sun nesika muckamuck,
     Give us all days our food.
Pe kopet-kumtux konaway nesika mesachie.
     And stop remembering all our sins.
Kahkwa nesika mamook kopa klaksta spose mamook mesachie kopa nesika;
     As our deeds by which we may have made evil against you;
Mahah siah kopa nesika konaway mesachie.
     Throw far from us all evil.

Kloshe kahkwa
Amen (good like; i.e. "be good")




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