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Ishtohollohma

Nanna moma amasha hassamaka, chokma'shki chimanhili.
Himmak nittak akookya hassamaka, chokma'shki chimanhili.
Chikashsha okloshi' micha anchokka' chaffa' hashpobafoyyokha'nikyashamicha hashpopisa'nikyasha chimasilhlhali.
Onat ta'shki.

Translation

Oh Holy Ones

I thank y'all for giving me everything that I have.,
I thank y'all for giving me this day as well.
I ask that you might be with and watch over the Chickasaw tribe, as well as my family.
May these things be so.

© Noah Hinson

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