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ĆELÁṈEN
Culture, Traditions, Birth Rights

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XÁXE¸ SKÁL
Sacred Beliefs

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JÁN U¸ NE SṮI EṮ NEȻE
I Love You

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TEṈEW̱
Earth

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ṮÁȽSE ḰO
Saltwater, Ocean

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XÁXE¸
Sacred

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ŚW̱ELO₭E
Family

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JÁN U, XÁXE, TŦE SṮELIṮḴEȽ
The Children Are Very Sacred

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SNEPENEḴ
Teachings

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DÁDE¸SET
Practice, Train, Learn

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