Ways of Life

W̓ildigitkw

Adaawaḵhl Nisg̱a’a wilaa w̓ildigitkwdiit ahl liksgigadim wiln̓aat’ahl ahl Northwest Coast. An libiltwilkwhl Nisg̱a’a n̓ihl Gitksan ahl g̱ageets’ihl Skeena river g̱anhl Ts’imsan g̱ageets’ihl k’alii-Lisims, ii Haida Gwaii [ Queen Charlotte Islands.]

Mahldiit wil Nisg̱a’a an sit’aahl w̓ildigitkw ii nidii wilhl hlag̱ats’uuhl wiln̓aat’ahl ant tḵ’eskwhl Nisg̱a’a. Tx̱aa wilaaxdihl gat wil sim amaa wilhl Nisg̱a’a ahl k’aa w̓iitisim g̱anluusityeekwsdiit n̓ihl t’ilx. Hli t’ilihl saakhl sim sagag̱etkwdiit ahl wil n̓ihl sim wineeksdiit tx̱as-maadim. Adigwil luu-sityeexwdihl Nisg̱a’ahl t’ilx ahl aguhl sim hasaḵdiit ahl wineex.

Wil sim ts’axwhl tḵ’esa’ahl wil liks- gigadim wiln̓aat’ahl ii mooji lax̱biits’iiwihl Nisg̱a’ahl dim wandiit ahl g̱alts’abim Ging̱olx. Ts’in̓ithl w̓ii amaa wilhl ḵ’alii-Lisims ahl wineeyim ts’im-aks, ii nidii wiy̓ ḵ’ap joḵhl gat loot wilt adigwil tḵ’eskwhl Hay̓dax̱ n̓idiit.

Mahldihl adaawaḵhl Nisg̱a’a wilt hitsdiithl algax̱ ahl Hay̓dax̱ wil nii dim huxwdiit anooḵdiithl dim wildiit ahl dimt adigwil tḵ’eskwdiit, ii nidii amukwsdiit. Iit saa- ḵ’asḵ’ojihl Nisg̱a’ahl g̱ag̱olxhl Hay̓dax̱, iit n̓ii-maḵsa’andiit lax̱-wit’ax̱ nn̓iil̓ugum g̱an ahl hli aaḵhl ḵ’alii-Lisims ahl Ging̱olx. Ging̱olx siwatgwit ahl wil n̓ii-wanhl g̱olx, g̱o’odiithl wat ahl wilaa loodiit.

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