Free Dakota Mother’s Day coloring pages & cards

Iná Aŋpétu Oíyokiphi Yuhá! Celebrate mother’s day in Dakota with these free coloring pages and cards. These were created by Spirit Lake Dakota artist Marlena Myles to celebrate the moms in our lives. You are free to download for personal/classroom use only.

Free Dakota Mother’s Day Cards

Iná Aŋpétu Oíyokiphi Yuhá!

Print out these cards (2 per standard 8.5″ x 11″) to decorate with your art supplies. After printing it, cut along the solid line and then fold your two halves on the dashed lines to create your own cards at home.

Fill out the inside with your own Dakota phrase to show your appreciation for the Iná in your life! Here are some phrases to practice and help you get started:

  • Happy Mother’s Day!
    Iná Aŋpétu Oíyokiphi Yuhá!
  • You have taught me so much
    Nína óta waúŋspemayakhiye

  • Thanks for all you’ve done for me (I am grateful for you raising me well)
    Taŋyáŋ ičháȟmayaye kiŋ phiwáda
  • You’re the best mom in the world
    Iná iyótaŋ niwášte hé héčhetu ye/do
  • I think you’re the best, mom
    Iyótaŋčhida, iná
  • I’m thankful for all your work (I am grateful for your goodwork/diligence/industriousness)
    Nibdíheča kiŋ phiwáda
  • I love you, mom
  • Thečhíȟiŋda, iná


Dakhótia wóhdaka wo!

Let’s speak Dakota!

You can also practice the Dakota phrases for your cards with these audio guides provided by Dawí/Huhá Máza!

Iyótaŋčhida, iná

I think you’re the best, mom coloring pages

Nibdíheča kiŋ phiwáda

I’m thankful for all your hardwork coloring pages