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kəya na kikawəss'     

is that your mother?

ahα, neya na nikaəss    
yes, that's my mother

are you happy?

ahα, nolitəhαsi   
yes, i am happy wəči-wəlitəhαsi    
...that's why ɪ'm happy

kekʷ wəči-ahtα wəlitəhαsiwan' 
why are you not happy?

ni wəči-ahtα wəlitəhαsiwa    
that's why I'm not happy

July 8, 1524


Giovanni da Verrazano arrives in France after exploration of the coast of the Americas. He is credited with the first 'official documentation' of Native Americans in Maine.