Miinwa Ingoding (Once Again)




Ladies-Night

The creation of the Ojibwe version of this Cree song has been a true community effort with translation and arrangement by Howard Kimewon, Margaret Noodin, Stacie Sheldon and Marsha Traxler Reeves.

Lyrics adapted from Fawn & Raven Wood’s original version on the Ladie’s Night – Round Dance Songs from Cree Women album.

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Ya-ha ha hey Waya ha hey hey ha

Ya-ha ha hey Waya ha hey hey ha

Way oh he—-ey ya-ha ho hey

Waya ho heya he—-yo

Miinwa ingoding
And once again

Bi aayaayaanh maampii
I am right here

Ingoding miinwaa
Once again

N’gii daamin
I was called by you

Wii bi nagamawnaan
To sing here for you

Bi aayaayaanh maampii
I am right here

Ingoding miinwaa
And again

Ndo bezhigomi – way ah-ho heya hey
We are one

Ya-ha ha hey Waya ha hey hey ha

Ya-ha ha hey Waya ha hey hey ha

Way oh he—-ey ya-ha ho hey

Waya ho heya he—-yo