Ngo Dwe Waangizid Anishinaabe / One Anishinaabe Family Colouring Book
NGO DWE WAANGIZID ANISHINAABE / One Anishinaabe Family Colouring Book is published by the Union of Ontario Indians with illustrations by Donald Chretien.
From the Preamble to the Anishinabek Nation Chi-Naaknigewin (Anishinabek Nation Constitution) - as adopted by the Grand Council in June 2011, (UOI, 2012)
NGO DWE WAANGIZID ANISHINAABE / One Anishinaabe Family
Debenjiged gii’saan anishinaaben akiing giibi dgwon gaadeni mndioo waadiziwin.
Creator placed the Anishinaabe on the earth along with the gift of spirituality.
Shkode, nibi, aki, noodin, giibi dgosdoonan wii naagdowendmang maanpii
Here on mother earth, there were gifts given to the Anishinaabe to look after: fire, water, earth and wind.
Debenjiged gii miinaan gechtwaa wendaagog Anishinaaben waa naagdoonjin ninda niizhwaaswi kino maadwinan.
The Creator also gave the Anishinaabe seven Sacred Gifts to guide them. They are: Zaagidwin, Debwewin, Mnaadendmowin, Nbwaakaawin, Dbaadendiziwin, Gwekwaadziwin miinwa Aakedhewin.
Love, Truth, Respect, Wisdom, Humility, Honesty and Bravery.
Debenjiged kiimiingona dedbinwe wi naagdowendiwin.
Creator gave us sovereignty to govern ourselves.
Ka mnaadendanaa gaabi zhiwebag, miinwaa nango megwaa ezhwebag, miinwa geyabii waa ni zhiwebeg.
We respect and honour the past, present and future.