This is a Passamaquoddy Trading Song.

All of the lines are repeated throughout the song.

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Notes

*The first line of this song is given phonetically. It's repeated throughout the song. We're not sure if the whole line has a meaning or if it's like singing "la la la", but we felt it was worth posting since you can hear the whole song by following the directions below...

You can hear this song at 1:02 on the video at the Passamaquoddy-Maliseet Language Portal Site.

Comments

If anyone can provide the full lyrics for this song and/or translation, please email me

Thanks and Acknowledgements

This song can be found on the wax cylinders at the Smithsonian Museum.

Woliwon!

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