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Taku Wakan - Lakota Sundance Songs

Taku Wakan - Lakota Sundance Songs

In Memory of Those Who Have Passed On

by Various

Presents songs sung at the Lakota Sundance. Includes an twelve-page booklet containing the words to each song in Lakota with English translations.

1989

 

 

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1 Song 1
My friend, this is me that is coming. My friend, this is me that is coming. Look at me, I am coming. Under the sun, I have something to say. I have something to tell you, that is why. Look at me, I am coming.
   
2 Song 2
Vocables only
   
3 Song 3
Wakan Tanka unsimala ye Wani kta ca leca mu welo
Great Spirit have pity on me, I shall live that is why I am doing this.
   
4 Song 4
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5 Song 5
Tunkasila hoye wayinkte Manah'un yelo Maka sitomniyan Hoye wayinkte Namah'un yeyo Mitakuye ob wani ktelo Epelo.
Grandfather, I am going to pray, hear me! To the universe I am going to pray, hear me! With my relatives I shall live I am saying this.
   
6 Song 6
Wakan Tanka unsimala yo Wani wacin na leca mu welo Omaki yayo makakijelo.
Great Spirit have pity on me I want to live and that is why I am doing this. Help me, I am suffering.
   
7 Song 7
Wicasala wan Tewahila k'un Wan weglakin kta hunse.
These was a man I loved so dearly. Yes, I will see my man again.
   
8 Song 8
I pray to the Great Spirit, he gave me a pipe. I pray to the Great Spirit, he gave me good health. I pray to the Great Spirit, he gave me a red day.
   
9 Song 9
A spotted eagle you said was coming. He is coming now - he is coming now.
   
10 Song 10
Winyan kihan itokamu Kta hwo, sunka wakan icela wacinye.
Woman? What am I going to do with her? Give me a horse instead.
   
11 Song 11
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12 Song 12
People take a look at me. There is a pipe that is sacred. Therefore, I pray with it. The people will live. That is why I do this.
   
13 Song 13
Grandfather, behold me. This is me, I am standing. Grandfather, behold me. This is me, I am standing.
   
14 Song 14
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15 Song 15
Cannupa wa yuha hoye wa yelo. Oyate ki yanpi kta ca Leca mu welo. Tunkasila, omakiyayo, omakiyayo.
I am calling with the pipe So the people will live. Grandfather, help me, help me!
   
16 Song 16
So you want water? So you want water? There is none!
   
17 Song 17
With a pipe, I come crying. Have pity on me. With a pipe, I come dancing.
   
18 Exit Song
Vocables only
   
 
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