Performed by Terri-Lynn at
the Museum of Anthropology
Vancouver, British Columbia
New Journeys CD Launch
June 23, 2011

"First Nations people acknowledge that we are part of a continuum. At any time we can tap into the knowledge of our ancestors. I hope this song helps others to connect to the strength and wisdom of the ancestors. It is sung in the endangered Haida language."
—Terri-Lynn


CALL TO THE ANCESTORS Composed by and Lyrics by Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson

id kunaasdaa ga xaaynagang | id tll ga 7iising tll k'iigagang | dang gang id yahgudanggaa
id kunaasdaa ga xaaynagang | id tll ga 7iising tll k'iigagang | id gii hlaa tlaad
id kunaasdaa ga xaaynagang | id tll ga 7iising tll k'iigagang | giina tll yahdaay gyuu id sdaahllga

Those Born Before Us | Those Yet To Be Born | We Respect You
Those Born Before Us | Those Yet To Be Born | Help Us
Those Born Before Us | Those Yet To Be Born | We Want To Do The Respectful Thing

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