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ᓂᔅᑯᒧᐧᐃᓐ | ᓂᓈᔅᑯᒧᐧᐃᓐ
niskumuwin | ninâskumuwin
  • Job
  • Saving another’s life
  • Cooking for family and others
  • Giving thanks to God for life, the air you breathe, freely given
  • Giving thanks for wild meat
  • Giving thanks to sunshine and any kind of weather
  • Giving thanks to little babies – the next generation
  • Giving thanks to friendships, siblings Giving thanks to fire, warmth
  • Nodding
  • Being thankful for your life
  • For being a Cree
  • Thanking God every day that you are alive
  • Being glad for what you have in life, such as family and friends
  • Thankful for someone holding the door for you
  • Being grateful
  • Thanking teachers/instructors
  • Showing gratitude
  • In everything, giving thanks everyday
  • Singing with praise to the Creator
  • Acknowledging your appreciation for others when a hard task is accomplished
  • Giving thanks by praying often
  • Saying/giving thanks out loud so children can hear and see
  • Showing appreciation for others’ work and help
  • Being thankful for your family, friends, and everyone around you


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