454. Take the Saving Word of God (Dawk'yah towgyah thawy báht-awm)

Text Information
First Line: Take the saving word of God (Dawk'yah towgyah thawy báht-awm)
Title: Take the Saving Word of God (Dawk'yah towgyah thawy báht-awm)
Original Language: Kiowa
Author (English vers.): John Thornburg (2008)
Author: Pawltay
Meter: 7.7.9
Language: English; Kiowa
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: ;
Topic: Christian Life; Scripture; The Word
Source: Kiowa
Copyright: English Vers. © 2008 General Board of Global Ministries t/a GBGMusik
Tune Information
Name: DAWK’YAH TOWGYAH
Transcriber: Carlton R. Young (2008)
Meter: 7.7.9
Key: F Major
Source: Kiowa melody
Copyright: Transcr. © 2008 General Board of Global Ministries t/a GBGMusik


Text Information:

This brief sacred song comes from a Native American tradition now centered in Oklahoma and the Texas panhandle. As often happens when moving between languages, the English text cannot retain the structure of the original but tries to convey its essential spirit and intention.


Media
Audio recording: Audio (MP3)

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