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Apje'ji'j Wskitqamu
Song, Lyrics & Performance © 2002 Dr. Bernie Francis.
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Mijua'ji'jueyey wskitqamu
It's a child's world
Na nike' pasîk nekmowey nemitu
That is all I see for the moment
Ekel na wela'sik msît koqoey
There are times when everything goes well
Aq ekel moqwe
And there are times it doesn't

Apje'ji'jk na wskitqamu
It is thus a small world
Apje'ji'jk na wskitqamu
It is thus a small world
Apje'ji'jk na wskitqamu
It is thus a small world
Kesi apje'ji'jk
It is extremely small

Kepek aq New Brunswick
Quebec and New Brunswick
Epekwitk aq Nopa Sko'sia
P.E.I. and Nova Scotia
Me'nk aq Ktaqmkuk eimek
Maine and Newfoundland is where we are
Ninen l'nu'ji'jk
We Native children

Ninen l'nuintu'tiek
We sing in our Native tongue
Ninen l'nuintu'tiek
We sing in our Native tongue
Ninen l'nuintu'tiek
We sing in our Native tongue
Ninen l'nu'ji'jk
We the Native children

 
Mi'kmaw English Slow Phonetics
Tami eimu'tijik Mi'kma'ji'jk? Where are the little Mi'kmaw children? Tami eimu'tijik Mi'kma'ji'jk?
Eimu'tijik Kepek, New Brunswick, Epekwitk, Nova Scotia, Me'nk, Ktaqmkuk. They are in Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Maine and Newfoundland. Eimu'tijik Kepek, New Brunswick, Epekwitk, Nova Scotia, Me'nk, Ktaqmkuk.

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