Friday, February 26, 2010

Translating Cree Story

An Cree Indian, walking through a field, sees a man using his hand as a scoop to drink water from a pond.

The Indian calls out to the man,
'kâya minihkwê anima nipiy. mostos omêyi anima êkota kâ-minihkwêyan'
(Translation: Don't drink that water. It's full of cowshit!)

The man shouts back, 'I'm English! Can't you speak English! Are you completely ignorant, you asshole?!'

The Indian calls back, 'Use both hands. You'll get more.'

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