Past tense and Future tense. In order to indicate the past tense in Potawatomi we add gi behind the pronoun and before the verb. N gi zhya I went G gi zhya ne? Did you go? N gi maji- I left. G gi wawijgemen - We read. Gi n é byegek- They wrote. Gi binchege o nene. He cleaned.
In order to indicate the future tense in Potawatomi we add wi behind the pronoun and before the verb. Also wi can be used to indicate a desired action. He wanted to clean.