Algonquin Water Song Phonetic Lyrics

Sing four times, each time facing one of the four directions in this order:

East, South, West, North

 
 
 

Nee bee wah bow

En die en

Aah key mis kquee

Nee bee wah bow

Hey ya hey ya hey ya hey

Hey ya hey ya hey ya ho

 “We sing this song like a lullaby. The song means  the water is the life's blood of our mother the earth. Water is the life's blood of our own bodies”  — Grandma Nancy
“We sing this song like a lullaby. The song means  the water is the life's blood of our mother the earth. Water is the life's blood of our own bodies”

— Grandma Nancy

 
 
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