Wakantanka waśte

Representative Text

1 Wakantanka waste,
Wacantkita ece;
Iyokisin yaun kinhan,
Wacinyanpi waste.

2 Iye waonsida,
Nakun wasaka ce;
Cinca wicaye cinhena,
Tanyan wicayuhe.

3 Cante sin unpi kin,
Ito awacin po;
Wakantanka nitawa kin
Ehpeniyanpi sni.

Source: Voices: Native American hymns and worship resources #11a

Text Information

First Line: Wakantanka waśte
English Title: Blest be the tie that binds
Language: Dakota
Copyright: Public Domain


DENNIS (Nägeli)

Lowell Mason (PHH 96) arranged DENNIS and first published it in The Psaltery (1845), a hymnal he compiled with George. Webb (PHH 559). Mason attributed the tune to Johann G. Nageli (b. Wetzikon, near Zurich, Switzerland, 1773; d. Wetzikon, 1836) but included no source reference. Nageli presumably pu…

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