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Jiishpin zhiyaasoon wii kendiman gegoo
if you feel like you don’t want to learn

gaayii gwaya ge naadimaagiba
there’s no one to help you

jiishpin getinaamendiman wii kendiman
if you’re determined to learn

gaayii gwaya daa shkitoosiin wii ngaashimig
no one will be able to stop you

gaayii akinoomaawsowin aawzinoo owi wii kendiman gwetigwa geget yaawang
education is not just learning the facts

nii’ii owi wii zhiitaatooyin gdinendimowin wii naanaagidewenman
but training of the mind to think


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