Mohawk Hymn

Representative Text

1 Jad kah thoh jee nee shon gwah wee.
Nen yon gwee tee yo see.
Ye yah gah wee ryah syah yo see.
Skah nee gon rat ee genh.

2 Tee yon dah dee no rohn kwah see.
KEE REES TOS sha go wee.
Jee tyoh han wah deht nee yo skahts.
Wah bon hehts hee ree yo.

3 Ka ya ne ren ka rohn ya geh.
Ne sa ren honts ha.
Ehn sa de tenh ston eh non ga.
Ne jit kon di tye se.

4 Nee nee yo nah don ha ee ree.
O nehn eh yee ya go.
O nehn yah go non dah ra on.
Jee noon weh nee NEE YO.

Source: Voices: Native American hymns and worship resources #8b

Translator (into Mohawk): Joe K. Peters

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Text Information

First Line: Jad kah thoh jee nee shon gwah wee
Title: Mohawk Hymn
Translator (into Mohawk): Joe K. Peters
Source: Oneida
Place of Origin: Mohawk
Language: Mohawk
Copyright: Public Domain



NEW BRITAIN (also known as AMAZING GRACE) was originally a folk tune, probably sung slowly with grace notes and melodic embellishments. Typical of the Appalachian tunes from the southern United States, NEW BRITAIN is pentatonic with melodic figures that outline triads. It was first published as a hy…

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