Mahk Jchi (Heartbeat Drum Song)
Written by Pura Fe, Soni, Jen. Saponi translation by Lawrence Dunmore.
Mahk jchi tahm buooi yahmpi gidi Mahk jchi taum buooi kan spewa ebi Mahmpi wah hoka yee monk Tahond tani kiyee tiyee Gee we-me eetiyee Nanka yaht yamoonieah wajitseEnglish translation:
A hundred years have passed Yet I hear the distant beat of my father's drums. I hear his drums throughout the land. His beat I feel within my heart. The drum shall beat so my heart shall beat. And I shall live a hundred thousand years.