Ten Little Apples


Apples

Midaaswi Mishiiminensag Mitigong (Ten Little Apples on the Tree)

Adaptation by Sheila Feay-Shaw

Sung by Sheila Feay-Shaw, Angela Uitz, Maurina Paradise and Margaret Noodin

This song is based on Angel Band, a traditional children’s counting song based on an African American spiritual from the 1800’s. This version has been adapted to have Anishinaabemowin lyrics and help teach how to say something inanimate is located somewhere (ate) or something animate is located somewhere (ayaa); how to add an ending to say something is small (ens); and the numbers one through ten.

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Sheet music for Ten Little Apples song