Mother Tongue, The voice of my Mother Earth. But in what ways would She speak to me? In English, in Spanish, Anumpa from every corner of the world? No. I think she would say: Halito, ummi ulla Hello, my child You are made of pula Light From every inch of the universe Hlampko Chahta A strong Choctaw woman. The Mother Tongue of my Mother Earth Is many But she speaks to me in achuffa. One.
Choctaw words to know: -Achuffa: one -Anumpa: language -Chahta: Choctaw -Halito: hello -Hlamko: strong -Ishki: mother -Pula: light -Taloa: to sing -Ulla: child -Ummi: mine