Original lyrics copyright (c) 2000-2001 by Marilyn Vicaire Sung by Eel Ground Elementary School children.

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Nuelewanik
(Christmas Time)

Nuelewimk na wel'ta'sultimk
Christmas is a happy time
aq ketapekia'tiek
And we sing
Mawitaiek Nikmaq aq
We gather with family and
No'kmaq na kekna'taqatiek
relatives and with decorate

Ksaltulti'kw wlta'sulti'kw
To love each other and to be happy
Etawaqtma'tiek
This is what we ask
Kloqoej kesaset wksitqamu
The bright star lights up the earth
aq welasenma'tiek
and it provides good light

Wantaqi- wla'kw
Silent night
Weli-wla'kw aq al'ta'tesnu
Good night and we will be going around

Na tuita'tesnu nikmaq aq
We go out with family and
naji- ktapekia'titesnu
we'll be singing

Nuelewimk na wel'ta'sultimk
Christmas is a happy time
aq ketapekia'timk
and singing time
Ksaltultikw, wlo'ltikw
To love each other, be well
Mimajuinu'k
people

Nuelewimk nike' wejku'aq
Christmas is coming
wel'ta'sultimk
everyone is happy

Ksaltultikw wlta'sultikw
To love each other and to be happy
Etawaqtma'tiek
This is what we ask