Native Language & Culture Program

Read the O'odham Piipaash Culture Language Standards

Check out the Community Culture webpage. 

Mat'o t'vem ab o ju (O'odham) Matwiik (Piipaash) We will do this together! (English) 

Listen to our new Student AffirmationFemale Voice | Male Voice

Hejel eñ ag [I tell myself] 
Mant oi I kupio geñ cektodagi╠ć c ibdak [I will open my mind and heart]
ant’ hek hekaj o amc hek [so that I can understand]
sa ho’i gedad [to be kind],
has elidad [to have respect],
s’cekaidag’kat [to listen and behave].

Mant oi I kukpio geñ vupio ck nank [I will open up my eyes and ears]
mant sap o neidat, sap o ka:d [I will see and hear clearly]
dam o ves haicu mai [so I will learn ALL things].

Click here to download a PDF of the Student Affirmation.


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