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Prayers of the Elders
The Christmas Story, originally transcribed by Rev. Moses Merrill, Missionary to the Otoes in his CESUS KRYST WDWDKLHA ATVA: (Jesus Christ's Story) "Jesus Christ Wawágaxe Etá
we", Louis Dorion, Interpreter, J. Meeker, Printer, Shawanoe Baptist Mission, 1837. Current transcription & literal translation by Jimm G. GoodTracks, Dec 1st 2000.
Two Versions of the Lord's Prayer, Originally transcribed by Rev. Moses Merrill, Missionary to the Otoes in his PLKAND IOA WDWDKLHATVA: First Ioway Reading Book, "Pagrán Ioway Wawágaxe étawe", Louis Dorion, interpreter; J. Meeker, Printer, 1835. Current transcription & literal translation by Jimm G. GoodTracks, Feb. 2nd 1997.
Audio file of Otoe-Missouria Robert Moore's "Prayer for the Children". Robert Moore, Manakáje, was of the Owl Clan.
God, I thank you and your Beloved Son
for what you've given us.
You were on this Earth, a person like us.
I thank you
for the children that we have.
God, I want you to look after them in the future,
and to bless them.
I call upon your name, that we might stay well.
In the future, do this for me,
and bless them.
Photo of the Charley Pipestem family, Otoe.
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