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L'pa'tu'ji'jk aq E'pite'ji'jk
(Little Boys & Little Girls)

L'pa'tu'ji'jk aq E'pite'ji'jk
Little boys and little girls

Apukjik ika'q petaulewaten
Soon gifts will arrive for them

Petaulewkwi'tital
They will receive their gifts from

Mekkutalitl
The one dressed in red

Tepiass naji-pasmita'tij
They'd better get to bed

Ke' jiks"i"tmuk
Please listen

Ta'n telimuloq
To what I say to you

Apukjik ika'q
Soon it will be time

Petaulewaten
When they will receive their gifts

Petaulewkwi'tital
Their gifts will be delivered from

Mekkutalitl
The one dressed in red

Tepiass naji-pasmita'tij
They'd better get to bed

Pasmita'qw kilew
You children go to bed

Aq jiks"i"tmakutikw menaqa nike'
And listen carefully now

Welitpa'q aq wantaqtek
It is a nice quiet evening

Apukjik San'ti Kla's nutuatesk
Soon you will hear Santa Claus

Petaulattew papitaqn
He will bring lots of play things

Aq wesasi-pikwelk almijkaqn
And many toys

Aq l'patu'ji'jk aq e'pite'ji'jk
And little boys and little girls

Wli-nipi-alasutma'titaqq
Will have a great Christmas

Lyrics and performance copyright (c) 2001 Dr. Bernie Francis