Hočąk Syllabic Text — The Nannyberry Picker (Wuwukihíga)


     
Winnebago V, #16: 1   Notebook 45: 1

English Translation


wu wu Ki Ai K
Wuwukihíga
The Nannyberry Picker

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de e e tt. ni Ao tt Ki d Keyi d n di de. wu wu s* so K n de. e tt
Žee éja niočąkižakeižą nąžįže, wuwura rokanaže. Éja
There at a fork in the river [it stood,] mulberries many. There

* u is not a character in the Hočąk syllabary. The sound [u] is represented by the letter o.


 

Ao we. Ao ttAi ttAi ni Ki d. uwK deAe. roAo so roAo so ttAi. w u tte de.
howe hočįčį́nįgìžą ’uwąkše. Surusúručį wa’ųježe.
going about a little boy he was. Naked he was.

 


 

n so K xitti. Ao we. tt Ko u Kette ni Kini -?- Ke tte de.
Narokaxjį howe, jagú ’ųkje nikni[...]geježe.
Without any clothes he was going about, what to do seemingly not knowing.

 


 

e tt wu wu Au n K. Ai d e tt. tti de. wu wu n K Ai d
Éja wuwuhunąka hižą́ éja jiže. Wuwunąka hižą́
There the mulberry trees one of them there he came. The mulberries one of them

 


 

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niKi so r n K so ttK tt m dtt Ki liAi de. e tt. de rKe so tts
nįk rusanąga ručgáją, mąšją gipįže. Éja žesge rujᵋra
[little] he took, and he ate it, and very much he liked it. There [these] eating

 


 

u xitti de. Ai rKe niKi  dKe. Ki Aiy n K. e tt niKi roto
’ųxjįže. Hisgé nįkšge kihíanąga éja nįk sto
he did many of them. Also some he picked, and there [some] pile

 


 

niKi do de. e tt u niKi tte ra de. de Ko e tt Ai Ke ni Ke
nįk žužé. Éja ’ųnįkjes’aže. Žegų éja hįké nįgé
[little] he put. There he would be always. [How] there never there

 


 

Ao wi s ni de. A lK wu wu Ai Ki deAe se tte ra de. Ai rKe
howirenįže. Hą́pga wuwu higišerejes’aže. Hisgé
he would not leave. Every day mulberries he would be looking for. [Also]

 


 

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niKi ni Ke Ao seyi d Ki s do de. A Ai so A niKi Ai de. e Ki.
nįk nįgé horeižąkira žužé. Hahi rohą́nįk hiže. Égi
some place he stored some away he put. Finally, a lot of it he had. [And]

 


 

n xA Ao loAo xi d e tt wo do de. w Ki riAi niKi deAe. e Ki. A Ko seyi d.
nąxa hopoxižą éja wožuže. Wakisínįkše.* Égi hagoreiža,
log a hollow one there he put them. He stored them. And one day,

* Helmbrecht-Lehmann translate kisí as, "to save something for oneself."


 

te we s Ki. Ai no Kini Ki d Ai s tti de. Ai no KiniKi tt ne di.
tewéraki, hinųgᵋnį́gižą hirajiže. Hinųgᵋnįkjaneži
unexpectedly, a girl she came to see him. The little girl

 


 

Ai tee tu. w s liAi xitti d Ae se de. Ai Ko xeAe te ni Ki d Ae se de.
hit’é tu warapįxjįžą hereže, higų xetenįgižą hereže.
she spoke plainly one who was able she was, as a little older she was.

 


 

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Ai noKo KiniKi tt ne we de. w n Ai roAo KiniKi A s. e Ki niKi u tte de
Hinųgᵋnįkjane wéže, "Waną́ hisųknįkhara, égi nįk ’ųjéže,"
The little girl she said, "Well my little brother, here [the little one] he is,"

 


 

tte s e de. Ao ttAi ttAi ni Ki tt ne.* Ao Ki s de. w n
jera éže. Hočįčįnįkjane hokiráže, "Waną́
[the one who is this,] she said. The little boy he repeated what she had said, "Well

* this should be spelled, Ao ttAi ttAi niKi tt ne, otherwise it yields, hočįčįnįkijane.


 

Ai roAo Kini K s. e Ki n tte de tte s e de. e Ki.
hisųknįkara,* égi nąjéže," jera éže. Égi
my little brother, here [he goes by foot,"] [the one who is this,] he said. Then

* apparently a contraction of hisųknįkhara.


 

Ai noKo niKi tt ne we de. ne Ai roAo KiniKi ni n e de. Ai deKe e de.
hinųgᵋnįkjane wéže, "Ne hisųgᵋnįgᵋniną," éže. Hisgé éže,
the little girl she said, "You you are my younger brother," she said. Also he said,

 


 

ne Ai rAo KiniKi ni n e de. Ao Ki s de. e Ki. Ai K K de rKe
"Ne hisųgᵋnįgᵋniną," éže. Hokiráže. Égi hįkagá žesge
"You you are my younger brother," he said. He mocked her. [And] never [such things]

 


 

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Ai leAe se rini tte Ki. A Ke Ai tee tee Ai leAe se rini Ke w tte de.
hiperezᵋnįjegi, hąké hit’et’é hiperezᵋnįge, waježe.
as he had never known, not to talk [as he had not known, that is why] he said it.

 


 

e Ki. di Ke w Ke de. Ai roAo KiniKi A xitti to ni Ke we Ai de. e K tt.
Égi žigé wageže, "Hisųkhaxjį," tonikéwehiže?" egają,
Then again she said to him, "My little brother, are you hungry?" she said, and

 


 

di Ke Ao Ki s de. Ai roAo KiniKi A xitti to ni Ke we Ai de e de. e Ki.
žigé hokiráže, "Hisųkhaxjį," tonikéwehiže?" éže. Égi
again he mocked her, "My little brother, are you hungry?" he said. Then

 


 

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Ai noKo niKi tte K w u de. beAe tti d Ao too de. n Ke we de. leAe tto too K.
hinų́gᵋnįkjegá wa’ųže: pejižą hot’ųže. Nąkeweže, pejot’ųga.
the little girl [she did this:] a fire she built. He was afraid, the fire she built.

 


 

e Ki. wo A de. w Kii niKi w u de ay se n. Ai noKo KiniKi tte K. e rKe.
Égi wohąže wak’į́  nįk wa’ųže, aíreną, hinų́genįkjegá. Ésge
Then she boiled something, pack little she had, they say, [the little girl.] So

 


 

e tt w Kii tte K. Ko so ey n K. e tt Ao niKi Ao xA ttAo doKo ni so r n K
éja wak’íjega kuru’eanąga éja hųnį́k huxačųšguni rusanąga
there her pack she opened, and there beans without backs she took, and

 


 

de rKe Ao A de. sexe Ktt leKe ni Ki d deKe Ai s rA Kii w u de.
žesge hohą́že. Reǧ kčapegᵋnįkižą šge hirasá k’į wa’ųže.
them she boiled. A little kettle and also pack she had it.

 


 

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e tt. tu tti Ki di.* w rKe ni K[i d]† e tt Aoyi riy n K.‡
Éja tujigiži, wasgé nįgižą éja hoisianąga
There after she had cooked it, dish a little one [there] she dished it, and

* an ink blot obscures the syllable Ki.
† the presumed i d is obscured by an ink blot.
‡ the text appears to have Aoyi rey n K.


 

Ai tt Ki Ke se de. Aoyi rAi niy n K. A A. Ai rAo KiniKi A xitti w so ttse
hijakikereže. Hoisinianąga, "Hąhą́, hisųgᵋnįkhaxjį, warujᵋre,"
she placed it before him. She cooled it, and said, "Now then, my little brother, you must eat,"

 


 

e de. di Ke Ao Ki s de. Ai rAo KiniKi A xitti w so ttese e de. e Ki.
éže. Žigé hokiráže, hisųgᵋnįkhaxjį, warujᵋre," éže. Égi
he said. Again he mocked her, my little brother, you must eat," he said. Then

 


 

di Ke w u de. Ao niKi s Ai d so r n K. i K nK K n K sotto deAe.
žigé wa’ųže: hųnį́gᵋra hižą́ rusanąga ikanąkąkanąga ručše.
again [she did this:] beans one of them she took, and put it in her mouth, and she ate it.

 


 

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Ki Koro w u de e Ki. Ao ttAi ttAi niKi n Kse w u de. ni ttAe tte tt
Kikų́s wa’ųže. Égi hočičinįgᵋnągᵋre wa’ųže: nįčejeja
To show him [she did this.] Then the little boy [he did this:] to the water's edge

 


 

Ao w se de. e tt. i ni Koro Kiri KiniKi we Ai Ki si de. Ai tt
howareže. Éja ini kus, ksįknįk wehí  kiriže. Hija
he went. There stones he brought, small [he gathered] [he came back.] [There]

 


 

wo do de. w wi Ki rKe Ai se de. e Ki. di Ke Ai no Ko niKi n Kse
wožuže. Wawigisge hireže. Égi žigé hinų́gᵋnį́gᵋnągᵋre
he put them. [They were as big as them] they were. Then again the little girl

 


 

w u de. i ni n K. Ai d i K n K n K. Aiye tt Ki ttA ttAd
wa’ųže: ininąka hižą́ ikanąkanąga hieja gičačáš
[she did this:] the stone one of them put it in her mouth, and on her teeth to rattle against

 


 

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Ai de. e Ki. di Ke Ao niKi n K. Ai d sotto deAe. Ao ttAi ttAi niKi n Kse
hiže. Égi žigé hųnį́gᵋnąka hižą́ ručše. Hočičinįgᵋnągᵋre
[she did.] Then again the beans one of them she ate. The little boy

 


 

w u de. Ao niKi n K. Ai d. i K nK dAe. s ttK de. Ko s.
wa’ųže: hųnį́gᵋnąka hižą́ ikanąkše. Račkáže. Korá!
[she did this:] the beans one of them he put it in his mouth. He tasted it. [Well!]

 


 

de Ko tt lini rK tti nK deAe. di Ki d i K nK deAe. e Ki. di Ke.
žegų ją́pnisgajinąkše. Žigižą ikanąkše. Égi žigé
then he seemed to open his eyes. Another one he put it in his mouth. Then again

 


 

 
ttAo Ki d. Ai u Ki Koro dAe. di Ke ttAo Ki s Ai u de. de Ko Ao niKi
čugižą hi’ų kikųsšé. Žigé, čugira hi’ųže. Žegų hųnį́k
a spoon to use [she taught him.]* Again, the spoon he used. [Thus,] beans

* the translation has, "she motioned him."


 

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so tts u xitti de. e Ki. K tti n. ttAe li se Ai de. e Ki. w u de.
rujᵋra ’ųxjįže. Égi gajiną čepire hiže. Égi wa’ųže:
[eating] he did very much. Then [repented]* they ate it up he did. Then [he did this:]

* the translation has, "he liked it so well".


 

w rKe s. A ni tal tti se de. e Ki. n xoAo lAo x Kse. A Ai Ao so K s K n K.
wasgéra hanít’ą́pjiréže. Égi nąxopoxaǧᵋre hahi horukárakanąga
the dish he arose. And the hollow log he went he reached in, and

 


 

w rKe tt. Ai rKe Ao do de. wu wu s. Ai noKo niKi n Kse A Ki si
wasgéja hisgé hožuže, wuwura. Hinųgᵋnįgᵋnągᵋre hakirí
in the dish some he put, [the nannyberries]. The girl he came back

 


 

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Ai tt Ki Ke se de. Ai deKe Ai Ke wo sotto de s. Ai leAe se rini nK dAe.
hija gikereže. Hišgé hįké woručšera hiperezᵋnįnąkše.
[there] he placed it before her. In turn, not that food she was not familiar.

 


 

e rKe. de Ko Ai Ke A m Ke ni ni rKe de. Ai dKe
Ésge žegų hįké hamąkenį nisgeže. Hišgé
Therefore, [thus] not to be backward she was kind of. [Therefore,]

 


 

Ki n de. Ai d. i K n K n K. sotto deAe.
ki’ųže. hižą́ ikanąkanąga ručše.
he did the same to her as she had to him. one of them put it in her mouth, and she ate it.

 


 

Ai deKe Ki Koro dAe. K tt K. Ai noKo ni Kn Kse. Ai d s ttK de.
Hišgé kikųsšé. Gająga hinųgᵋnįgᵋnągᵋre hižą́ račkáže.
[Thus] [he taught her.]* [Finally,] the girl one she tasted it.

 


 

wo Ki ro Kitti ar deAe. Ai Ke w di so K n Ai ni de. ttAe li de.
Wokižuxjį asše. Hįké wažirukanahinįže. Čepiže.
[She filled herself completely] it was delicious. She was very delighted. She ate it up.

 


 

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tt n K Ao Koo K. e Ki. Ai Ko Ai no Kini Kn Kse. Ai tee K.
Janąga hok’ųga, égi higų hinųgᵋnįgᵋnągᵋre hit’éga,
All he gave her, and [yet] the girl everytime she would speak,

 


 

Ao Ki s ra de. e Ki. w u de. ttAi doAo Ki ttiKr deAe. e Ki.
hokiras’aže. Égi wa’ųže: čišú kijigasše. Égi
he would mock her. [Then] [she did this:] poles she cut. And

 


 

ttAi d u de. wi ttAi ttAi ttAe Kitti d u de. e tt ttAi wi de.
čížą ’ų́že. Wičiči čekjįža ’ų́že. Éja čiwiže.
a lodge she made. Reed lodge a new one she made. There they lived.

 


 

e Ki. Ai noKo niKi tte K. w u ra de. m wo tt
Égi hinų́gᵋnįkjegá wa’ųs’aže. mą́wojá
[And] the little girl [she would always do this:] the products of the earth

 


 

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Ai Ki dAe sey n K. m wo tt Ai m ttAi wi ra de. e Ki. A Ko seyi d.
hįgišereanąga mą́wojá himąčiwis’aže. Égi hagoreižą,
she would look after, and the products of the earth they would live. [And] finally,

 


 

Ao ttAi ttAi niKi tte K. xeAe te ni Ki di. m ni Ki d Ki u de.
hočįčįnįkjega xetenigiži, nįgižą ki’ųže.
the little boy he was grown up, arrow [a little one] she made for him.

 


 

e Ki. m wi Ko tts Ki Koro deAe. u niKi tt u w so liAi de. ttAi so Ke tt.
Égi mąwigujᵋra kikųsšé. ’Ųnįkja’ų, warupįže. Čirogeja
And how to shoot arrows she taught him. Finally, he learned how. Inside the lodge

 


 

m wi Kotto tte ra de. A Ai di Ke. ttA Ks Ao u de. A t Ki ntt
wigújes’aže. Hahi žigé čagera ho’ųže. Hątáginąč
[arrow] he would be shooting them. Finally, [again] outside he went. To fast

 


 

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w u nK dAe ay se n. e Ki. A Ko seyi d. Ai dtt diAi si si tteKe ni Ki d.
wa’ųnąkše, aíreną. Égi hagoreižą, hišjaširiričge nįgižą
they did it, they say. And finally, [sparrow] a small one

 


 

tee Ai o m Ai o de. Ai no Kini Ks w i nl ls so K n de. so Kii ni K n K.
t’ehi’ų hi’ųže. Hinųgᵋnįgᵋra wainąbᵋra rokanaže. Rok’įnįkanąga
he killed arrow he used. The girl thankful she was very. She cooked it, and

 


 

so tte de. to we u tti se Ki di. A so xA Ai s tty s Aiy se de. A Ai u tt u
ruježe. Towe’ųjiregiži, haruxa hirajaira hiareže. Hahi, ’ųja’ų,
she ate it. Thus he started out, and he kept on he got better and better. Finally, [finally,]

 


 

ttA ni Ke se deKeyi d tee Ai de. e lA. w tee Ai Ke xitti de. ttA s.
čanikerešgeižą t’ehiže. Epa, wat’éhikexjįže. Čara,
a young deer he killed. From this time on, he killed much game. Deer,

 


 

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Ao tts Ao w s. ttAe s. Ao lo wotto dAe. tt Ko s A ntt tee Ai de.
hų́jᵋra, hųwą́ra čéra, hobowočše. Jagúra haną́č t’ehiže.
bears, elk, buffaloes, he killed. These all of them he killed.

 


 

wo Ki ro Kitti w tee Ai Ke de. A Ai K tt K. Ao ttAi ttAi wo Ki ro Kitti de.
Wogizukjį wat’éhikeže. Hahi gająga hočįčį wogizukjįže.
Nearly everything he killed. Finally, [finally,] [boy] he was great.

 


 

A Ko seyi d. Ai noKo n Kese. we de. Ai roAo KiniKi A xitti w d y s nK dA n
Hagoreiža, hinųgᵋnągᵋre wéže, "Hisųknįkhaxjį, wažą yaranąkšąną,"
One day, the girl she said, "My younger brother, something I am thinking.

 


 

e de. de tt ny xitti s. Ai noKo s K n Ki di. Ai no Ks Ai diAi K ttAo Ai se
éže. "Žejanaíxjį, hinųgᵋra kąnąkiži, hinųgᵋra hišigą́ čųhire
she said. "About now,  a woman you should marry,  women sister-in-law they have

 


 

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K w Ki liAi doAo no n. e de. e Ki. we de. Ao ttAi ttAi n K. Ai no A xitti
kawagipįšųnųną," éže. Égi wéže, hočįčįnąka, "Hinų́haxjį,
I always admire them," she said. Then he said, the young man, "My older sister,

 


 

de rKe Ai s se Ke w dA no ni Ke. w Kidi K ttAi tt w d K tt
žesge hirarege waša, nunįge wąkšigačįja* wažągają
[this] your desire I understand, but where people any

* < wąkšik-hačįja.


 

Ai no K K n Ki Kette de e de. e Ki. di Ke we de. Ai nu Kn K.
hinųgakąnąkikježe?"* éže. Égi žigé wéže, hinųgᵋnąka,
I should marry?" he said. Then again she said, the young woman,

* < hinųk-hakąnąk-hi-kje-že.


 

Ai roAo K xitti. w Kidi Ks ttAow Kd n. te Ki deKe ttAi n Ki d.
"Hisųkaxjį, wąkšígᵋra čųakšaną. Tégi šge činągižą
"My younger brother, people there are many. Over here [also] a village

 


 

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mi n Ks. de e. Ao Ks. Ai d Ai noKo Ai s. de e e w Ke Ke
mįnągera, žee hųgᵋra hižą́ hinųkhira žee e wāgege,
there is, [this] the chiefs one of them the daughter [this] [she] I wish,

 


 

w A nK dA n. de e Ai noKo liAi de se n. de e Ai diAi K Ai sow Ko n.
wahaną́kšaną. Žee hinųkpįžereną. Žee hišigą́ hiroagúną."
it is why I say this. [This one] she is a good woman. [This one] sister-in-law I wish to have her."

 


 

e Ki. Ai no A xitti Ai Ko liAi Ke i ne Ki Ai ni s dKe liAi
Égi hinųhaxjį, higų pįge inéki hiníra šge
"Well sister, [yet] very nicely [alone] [the older brother] [also] [good]

 


 

Ai se w Ai no ni Ke. w dAe K tt. tt rKe liAi n tte K tt w dAe Ki di.
hiréwahi, nunįge wašegają, jasgé pįnajegają wašegiži,"
it seems, but [as you have said,] [what] if it is for the best, if you think,"

 


 

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e de. e Ki Ai noKo n Kese w i nl dAe. Ai rAo KiniKi A xitti Ay ni Ki di
éže. Égi hinųgᵋnągᵋre wainąpše. "Hisųgᵋnįkhaxjį hainigíži,
he said. Then the woman she thanked him. "My younger brother, in the morning,

 


 

dAe se Kette n. Ai ni Ki Ko so Ao Kette n e de. e Ki. m wo doyi d.
šerekjeną. Hinįgikuruhokjeną," éže. Égi mąwožúižą
you may go. I will get things ready for you," she said. And then an arrow sack

 


 

Ki u de. w r KrKy d. e Ki. to dA n Ky d Ao K nK deAe. e Ki. wy doAotto
ki’ųže, waząksgaižą, égi tošanąkižą hokąnąkše. Égi waišúč,
she made, a white marten, and an otter* [he wore on his head.]† And [red blanket,]‡

* the translation has, "a cape out of otter skin."
† the translation has, "he wore".
‡ the translation has, "red leggings".


 

w Ko ttAy d Ao ttA de. e Ki. w A reAe li d Ao tt de. e Ki.
wagučaižą hučaže. Égi wahasepižą hoją́že. Égi
a pair of moccasins [it was of bear skin.] And [a black skin] [he wore on his feet.] And

 


 

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so Ki Ke we Ki di. so Ks. w reAe xi Ai ow n K. Ai A Ks m Kx
rokikewegiži, rogᵋra wasé ǧi  hi’ųanąga hihágᵋra mąkáx
he painted his face, [inside] paint [light brown]* [he used, and] on top mud

* the translation has, "blue".


 

ttAo we xitti niKi A so Aitti deAe. e Ki. we de. Ai no Kn K. Ai rAo KiniKi A xitti.
čowéxjįnįk haruhįčše.* Égi wéže, hinųgᵋnąka, "Hisųkhaxjį,
just the least bit he put on. Then she said, the young woman, "My little brother,

* < ha-ru-hįč-še: ha-, "on"; ru-, "by means of the hand"; hįč, "to cover" (attested only in Marino); -še, indicates that the truth of the statement is not known first hand.


 

te dAe se Ktt n Ai se. ttAi n Kn K. Ai s s Ai Ki di. Ao w Ai se Ki.
te šerekjanahire činągᵋnąka hiraráhigiži, howahiregi,
[this] as you go, the village, when you get there, [at the end,]

 


 

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ttAi nK Ki lA se Ki. ttAi lAo so Ke ni Ki d n Ki Ktt n Ae n. e tt Ao K w tte.
činągiparegi, čiporokeižą nągikjanaheną. Éja hokawaje.
on the outskirts of the village, an oval lodge you will come to. There you must enter.

 


 

Ai to Ke niKi n K. ne Ai ttAowi Ai Ai n. Ai tt s Ai Ki di. Ai ni Ki Ktt n Ae n.
Hitokenįgᵋnąka ne hičųwįhįhina. Hijarahigiži, hinįgikjanaheną.
The old woman your your aunt. When you get there, she will recognize you.

 


 

e Ki. Aiyo Ki wi s. e tt n Kii A tti nK dA n. Ao Ki wi s. Ai ttA Ko so w Ai s.
Égi hių́kįwįra éja nąk’į hajinąkšaną. Hųgiwįra, hičakorowahira
[And] the princess there to pack wood she comes. The princess, her friends

 


 

w K s Ki do. e tt. Ai ttAo wi niKi Ai Ai s. n Ki Kii nK dA n. Ao xtt n Ao K Ai.
wakarakížu, éja hičųwįnįkhįhíra nąkik’įnąkšaną, hoxjaną́ hokahi.
with her, there our aunt they came to pack wood, evening every.

 


 

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e tt A ntt* Ai se Ktt n Ae n. Ai Ke di. e Ki. Ay ni Ki di Ao de.
Éja haną́č hirekjanaheną," higéže. Égi hainigíži, huže.
There all of them they will be," she said to him. So in the morning, he started out.

* the text appears to have, A ni tt.


 

Ao xtt n K tt Ai tt tti de. Ao w se s. a ni Ae s. Ao w ttiye tt.
Hoxjanągają, hija jiže. Howarera, anihera howajieja
In the evening there he arrived. Sure enough, as she had said, on the edge

 


 

ttAi loAo so Keyi d nK deAe. e tt. A tti Aoyi rii de. e Ki. Ai to Ke ni Ki d.
čiporokeižą nąkše. Éja haji hois’įže. Égi hitokenigížą
an oval lodge [there was.] There he went he peeped in. And an old woman

 


 

Ai tt nK deAe. we de. tt Ko Ai ttAo dKe. Ai Ke Ao s K w ni. A syi rii s tte
hija nąkše. wéže, "Jagú hičųšgé, hįké horakáwani harais’įraje.
[there] [she was.] She said, "Why nephew, not you don't come in instead of peeping.

 


 

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Ao K w se e de. e Ki. Ao Ke we de. e Ki. Ai ttAo dKe s tti Ktt n Ae y se Ke
Hokaware," éže. Égi hokeweže. Égi hičųšgé, rajikjanahearege,
Come on in," she said. So he went in. [And,] nephew, I thought you would come, so

 


 

wo ni K A n e de. e Ki. wo A s. Ai tt tte Ki di w Ki re de.
wonigihąną," éže. Égi wohą́ra hijájegiži wagiseže.
I am boiling for you," she said. Then from the pot [that it was in,] she dished out for him.

 


 

e Ki. w so tt n K. so dtt de. e Ki. Ai ttAo deKe n di ne. Ai Ki dKe
Égi warujanąga rušjąže. Égi, "Hičųšgé nąžíne, higisge
So he ate, and he finished. Then, "My nephew stand up, and [so]

 


 

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Ao K w tti n Ki se doAo no n. w d ni Ks Ai d Ai tto ni Ki mi di Kette n.
hokawajinagirešųnųną. Wažánįgera hižą́ hijo nįgimįšikjeną,"
as they come in and out all the time. [Some little thing] one [towards] let me spread for you,"

 


 

e Ki di. n di de. e Ki. Ai to Ke niKi n K w u de. w A rAe li d Ai tt
egiži, nažiže. Égi hitokenįgᵋnąka wa’ųže: wahasebižą hija
[she said, so] he stood up. And the old woman [she did this:] a black rug [there]

 


 

Ao Ki midi deAe. e Ki. Ai s se xitti K tt. ttA Kese Ki. n w xiAi syi se de.
hogimįše. Égi hirarexjįgają čągeregi waxiraireže,
she spread out. [Then] soon after outside wood they put down,

 


 

no w xiAi s se Ki. e Ki Ai Kdyi tee Ai se de. wy se de. Aoyi ni Ke.
nowaxiraregi. Égi hikšait’e hireže. Waíreže, "Hoinį́ge
at the woodpile. And to laugh they did. They said to one another, ["In vain]

 


 

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Ai noKo tteAeKe n Kii ni rKe ay s n K. Ai Kd Ai se de.
hinųkček nąk’į nisge," airánąga hikšá hireže.
daughter-in-law she carries wood like," they said, and to laugh they did.

 


 

e Ki. Ai d Aoyi rii tti n K tt. w Kn Kse A tt de. te we s Ki. wK
Égi hižą́ hois’įjinąkają wą́gᵋną́gᵋre hajaže. Tewéraki wąk
Then one of them peeped in, and the young man he saw her. Unexpectedly, man

 


 

liAi so K n xitti d. e Ki. mi nK nK deAe. Ai Kd tti K s n K.
rokanaxjįžą égi miną́gᵋnąkše. hikšajikaranąga
handsome one who was very much so, there he sat. She gave a little laugh, and

 


 

A Ktt xA w ni tti Ke se de. e Ki. tt Ko u w deAe de. Ai Ky se de. e Ki.
hakjá xawanijikereže. Égi jagú’ų  wašéže, higaíreže. Égi
back [disappeared.]* Then why she said it, they asked her. And

* the translation has, "withdrew."


 

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we de. Ao rKe w Ae n e de. e Ki di Ke Ai d u de. di Ke
wéže, "Hosgé wahéną," éže. Égi žigé hižą́ ’ųže. Žigé
she said, "Not anything I mean," she said. Then [again] one she did it. [Again]

 


 

Ai Kd tti K s n K. A Ktt xA w ni tti Ke se de. di Ke Ai Ki w xi se Ki di
hikšajikaranąga hakjá xawanijikereže. Žigé higiwąxiregiži,
she gave a little laugh, and back she drew back. [Again] they asked her, but

 


 

Ai Ke Ao s Kini de. e Ki. Ao Ki wi s. Ai tto l A s. Ai tto Ke we de
hįké horaknįže. Égi hųgiwįra, hijopahąra, hijokeweže.
not she would not tell. Then the princess, the fourth one, she entered in.

 


 

de e di Ai tt Ao K w n K. n o rete Ao xo Ke tt mi nK
Žeeži hija hokawánąga ną’ųste hoxukeja mįną́k
And [there] [she went in, and] fire log by she sat

 


 

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tti nK K n K. wo u A se se ttn Koo A Ki Ai Ai nl deAe. e Ki.
jinąkanąga wo’ų harerejᵋnąk’ų Hakíhihiną́pše. Égi
she went, and she seemed embarrassed. She went out. Then

 


 

A ttiy K sy se de. Ai Ki se Ki di. Ao sK Ki se de. e Ki. e tt
hajiakaraireže. Higiregiži, horakíreže. Égi éja
they went home. When they got home, they reported it. [And] there

 


 

Ki u nK deAe. e tt Ke ttA Ke K Ao soKo u nK deAe. Ai noKo n Kse.
ki’ųnąkše. Éja Kečąkega horok’ųnąkše. Hinųgᵋnągᵋre
they were gambling. There Turtle [he had joined them.]* The young woman

* the translation has, "was there also".


 

Ai Ki. Ao s K n K. w n xo Ki de. Ke ttA Ke K. e Ki. Ke ttA Ke K
higi horákanąga wanaxugiže, Kečąkega. Égi Kečąkega
[she came] she told, and he overheard her, Turtle. So Turtle

 


 

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we de. A A. Ko s. de Ko A n Ai ttA Ko so A s. tti Ktt n Ae de.
wéže, "Hąhą́, korá, žegųhąna. Hičakorohara jikjanaheže,
he said, [Exclamation] "Say! I have quit. My friend he was coming,

 


 

e s. Al te e. Ae se n. ny di xitti tti Ktt n Ae Ko ni y se Ke de Ko
era hąp tee hereną. Náįxjį jikjanahegųnį, yarége. Žegų
he said, today it is. [I hope] perhaps he is here, I am thinking. That is why

 


 

A n e de. e Ki. w Ky se de. Ke ttA Ke. Ai d tti de a nK dA n.
hana éže. Égi wagaíreže, Kečąge, hižą́ jiže," ánąkšaną.
I quit," he said. Then they told him, "[Turtle,] [someone]* he has come," [they said.]

* the translation has, "a stranger".  The quotation is treated as indirect.


 

Ai Ky se de. A. e de. Ai ttA Ko so A s. to dA nK. Ay d. Ao K n K n K.
Higaíreže, "Hą?" Éže, "Hičakorohara tošą́nąk haižą hokąnąkanąga
He said, "Is that so?" He said, "My friend otter a skin he wears a cap, and

 


 

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e Ki. m wo do s. w r K rKyi d A ni dAo no n e de. e Ki. Ai no Kn K.
égi mąwožúra waząksgaižą hanį́šųnųną," éže. Égi hinų́gᵋnąka
and the arrow sack a white marten [he usually has,"] he said. Then the women

 


 

wy se de. de rKe a n K ay se de. e Ki. Ao Ki s Ki se de. e se de
waíreže, žésge-ánąga aíreže. Égi hokirákireže, ereže,
they told them, they said it was him, they say. So they told him, they did,

 


 

a nK dA n. Ke ttA Ke. Ai Ky se de. A Ao. e de. wo Ai n Koo
ánąkšaną. Kečąge higaíreže, "Hąhó," éže. Wohínąk’ų
[they said.] Turtle he said, "Alright," he said. He was winning

 


 

Ae se Ki di. de Ko Ki rA Ke tt Ao w Koxo deAe. Ai noKo Ko wK niKi
heregiži žegų kiságeja howaxúkše. "Hinųgową́genįk,
when he was, [then] the middle of [he had placed.] "You womanly men,



 

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A dA n Kse. A K s ni wi se. Ao Ai s. a n K. Ki rA Ke tt
hašanągᵋre hakarániwire," huhira anąga kiságeja
[that which remains] take back," shoving back and the middle of

 


 

wo Ki w Koxo Ai n Kiy n K. n di Ki si Ke se de. e Ki. e
wogiwaxu hinąkianąga naži kírikéreže. Égi e
he put them [he put, and] he stood up he went home. And [there]

 


 

Ao ttAi Ki di e Ao Ki we de. Ai to Ke ni Ks. Ai tt w d ni Ks
hočigiži e hokíwéže. "Hitokenįgᵋra, hija wažánįgᵋra
he lived, and [there] he went by. "Old woman, there something

 


 

Ai d. t xA w Ai n iy tte. Ai ttA Ko so A s tti de ay se n. e de.
hižą́ taxą́wą hi ną’įaje, hičakorohara jiže, aíreną," éže.
a to cook try, my friend [he has come,] it is said," he said.

 


 

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Ai no Kn K. we de. w n Ai diAi Kee A s tti Ko ni e de. e Ki Ai tt
hinų́gᵋnąka wéže, "Waną́, hišik’ehara jįgųnį," éže. Égi hija
The woman she said, "Oh! my brother-in-law he is here?" she said. Then [there]

 


 

Ao w se de. Ai to Ke ni K Ao ttiAiye tt. A Ai Ao Ki we de. Ao Ao. Ai ttA Ko so
howáreže. Hitókenįka hočieja hahí hogiwéže.  "Hohó hičakóro,
he went over. The old woman to the lodge he went and entered. "Oh my! friend,

 


 

s tti de tte s. xtt n ne tt deKe ni K s Kttl dA n. A A a
rajížejèra? Xčaną́neja šge nįkararakjąpšaną" "Hąhą’ą,"
you have arrived, have you? Since yesterday [also] I have expected you." "Yes,"

 


 

e de. K tt K A tti K tt e de. e Ki. te we s Ki. A Ai Ai d Aoyi rii de.
éže. "Gająga hajigają," éže. Égi, tewéraki, hahi hižą́ hois’įže.
he said. "Just now I came," he said. Then, unexpectedly, he came one he peeped in.

 


 

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te we s Ki. Ao ttAi ttAi ni Ki de se Ki di. w n tto tty rKe xitti deAe.
Tewéraki, hočįčįnįkižeregiži, wanąjojaisgexjįnįkše.
Unexpectedly, it was a little boy, and [he was very poor.]

 


 

A Ke w d w Ai ttAo niKi ni de se de. wy n ni Ki d. Ae se de. e Ki.
Hąké wažą wahįčųnįgᵋnįšereže. Wainánįgìžą hereže. Égi
Not [anything] [he did not have.]* An orphan he was. [And]

* the translation has, "[he] had no home and he had no relatives." 


 

Aoyi ri Ki di. wu wu Ki Ai K we de. A Ao. Ai ttA Ko so Ao K w se
hoisigiži, Wuwukihíga, wéže, "Hąhó hičakóro, hokaware,"
when he peeped in, [Nannyberry Picker] he said, "Well! my friend, come in,"

 


 

e de. Ao Ke we de. e Ki. Ke ttA Ke K. we de. Ko te Ai ttA Ko so.
éže. Hokeweže. Égi Kečąkega wéže, "Koté, hičakóro,
he said. He went in. Then Turtle he said, "Say! friend,

 


 

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Ai to Ke s. ny di w d niKi Ks. Ai d. t xA w A Ko ni.
hitokera naį́ži wažą nįgᵋra hižą́ taxą́wągųnį,
the old woman by this time something the little [one of them] perhaps it is cooked,

 


 

Ai tt Ao wi Ke se Ktt wi n e de. A Ao a wi de. e Ki. Ai tto w K s wi de.
hija howįkerekjawiną," éže. "Hąhó," awiže, égi hijowakarawiže.
there let us go back," he said. "Alright!" they said, and they went over.

 


 

e Ki. wu wu Ki Ai K we de. Ai tt Ai ttA Ko so K s A se. e Ki. A Ai.
Égi Wuwukihíga wéže, "Hija hičakóro karahare, égi hahí
Then [Nannyberry Picker] he said, ["There] friend you may go on, [and] later

 


 

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Ai ttA Ko so A s. Ai s Ktt n Ae s. A lAe Ktt n Ae n. A Ai Ktt wi n de Ko
hičakorohara hirakjanahera hapekjanaheną. Hahikjawiną, žegų
my friend while he takes a bath I am going to wait. Then we will come, [then]

 


 

Ai Ki di e de. A Ao. e de. e Ki. e tt m i d n di Ki di. e tt A Ai se Ki di.
higiži," éže. "Hąhó," éže. Égi éja mąížą nąžįgiži, éja hahíregiži,
[when he is done,"] he said. "Alright," he said. [And] there a spring it was, and [there] when they got there,

 


 

A A. Ai ttA Ko so. e Ki. A Ai lese. tto l A s Ko wo Ki Kette n. tto l A.
"Hąhą́, hičakóro égi hahįbᵋre jopahą rakorokįkjeną. Jopahą
"Now friend [here] to dive four times you may go in. Four times

 


 

tt tt ni A ni tteAe lette ni rKe K dA n. A s Ki xele dAo no Kette n
jają́ nihanįčebᵋjenįsge gášana haragixépšųnųkjeną,"
when [you are about to suffrocate] only when [you will each time come up from beneath,"]*

* the translation has for this sentence: "and you must stay under as long a you can stand it".


 

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e de. e Ki. Ai tto miKi dAe. de rKe Ai de tto l A Ko wo K tt.
éže. Égi hijomįkše. Žésgehìže. Jopahą kųwųkają
he said. Then he entered and laid there. [This way he did.] Four times when he had dived,

 


 

Ai ttA Ko so s. wK liAi Ai se w Ai Ki di. e deKe
hičakoróra wąk pįhíre wahigiži, e šge
his friend man he was handsome [after he had done it,] [he himself] [also]

 


 

Ai sy tteAe s de. e Ki. Ai Ko Ai Ki Ki rKe xitti Ai se de. e Ki. Ai ttAo wi s
hiraičeraže. Égi higų hikikisgexjį hireže. Égi hičųwįra
even more. [And] [now] very much alike they were. Then aunt

 


 

e tt Ki si wi de. ttAo wi. Ai ttA Ko so A s. wy ni. Ao w xo Ki Kette s.
éja kiriwiže. "Čų́wį, hičakorohara wainį́ howaxukikjera
there they came back. "Auntie, my friend clothes to wear

 


 

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Ai rKe Ao Koo se. e Ki di. wyi ni tt rKe u tte K de rKe. Ai tto w tti
hišgé hųk’úre egíži, wainį́ jasgé ’ųjega žesge hičowaji
[also] give him," he said, and clothes [what] [there were] just like [she sent ?]

 


 

Ao Ki Ki de. de e wo K w xo K n K. e Ki. Ai ttA Ko so Ai wi s.
hugigíže. Žee wokawaxúkanąga égi hičakorohiwira
she handed over. These he put on, and [and] their friends

 


 

e Ao w Ao wi de. Ai tt tti wi de. A Ao. Ai ttA Ko so wi s.
e howahuwiže. Hija jiwiže. "Hąhó, hičakorowira,
there they went over. There [they arrived.] "Now then, my friends,

 


 

Ae t Ke tt A Ai mi nK wi se e de. e Ki. e tt
hetágeja hahi, mįnąkwire," éže. Égi éja
to the back come around, sit down," he said. And there

 


 

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mi n Ki se Ki di. tt tti ne tt w w Ki se de. e tt w so tts
Mįnąkiregiži, jajineją wawagireže. Éja warujᵋra
They sat down, and [right away] [they brought something.] There eating

 


 

o xitti wi de. sl riAitti ttA n Ke so. wi s Ki u w Ki u de.
’ųxjįwiže. Rap sįč, ča nąkero wiráki’ų́ waki’ųže.
they did very much. Beaver tail, deer loin [flavoring] [they did it.]

 


 

e Ki. tt tti ne tt. Ke ttA Ke K. Ai noKo K e Ai Ai tti se de.
Égi jajineją Kečąkega hinų́k ka’e hihį jireže.
[And] [right away] Turtle women that he came he began.

 


 

e Ai leAe se rn Ke. Ai no Ki Ki deAe se Ai w n s. Ao Ki wi s
E hiperezᵋnąge, hinųgį́kišere hiwanąra, hųgiwįra
It he knew, so [to pick girls] [he was talking,] the princesses

 


 

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A e w Ai nK deAe. Ai ttA Ko so wi s. Ao Ki wi s. w so K n xitti nK dA n.
haéwahinąkše. "Hičakorowira, hųgiwįra warukąnąxjįnąkišaną.
he was talking. "My friends, the princesses they are being courted very much.

 


 

Ai Ke w wo Ki dK ni nK dA n. tt rKe s A tte K tt w n Ki di. ni dA n
Hįké wawogišgąnįnąkišaną. Jasgera hajegają waną́giži, nįšana
Not they don't pay attention to them. How I do, [to outdo, but] [I alone]

 


 

Ai tt A di di xitti A tte de a wi n e de. Ke ttA Ke K. e Ki. Ai ttA Ko so wi s.
hija hažižixjį haježe, awiną," éže, Kečąkega. Égi "Hičakorowira,
[there] whisper [I do,] they say," he said, Turtle. [And] "My friends,

 


 

Ao rKe te e di w u A tte n. te e di. tt Ko Ai to Ke niKi Ki d.
hosgé teeži wa’ųhajeną. Teeži jagu hitokenigížą
[for nothing] this [I am doing this.] [This] [how] an old woman

 


 

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ow mK n K tt. di Ke dKe Ai s K s s. liAi wi n K n K. e rKe.
’ųamąnąkają. Žigéišge, hirakarara pįwinąkanąga ésge,
as I have grown used to her. Besides, to take care of she does good, and therefore,

 


 

Ao rKe w u A tte s. w Ki t Kn n. e Ai d w di s K wi dKe.
hosgé wa’ųhajera, wagitaknaną. E hižą́ wažįragawišge,
[for nothing] I did it, I told them. Them one if you say anything,

 


 

A Ke. Ao Ki d ttini n n. a nK dAe. e Ki. we de. Ai Kow n Ai se K tt
hąké hokižájᵋnįnaną," ánąkše. Égi wéže, "Higuą́ną hiregają
not they will not hesitate," he was saying. Then he said, "Now let us go as

 


 

wi n. xA lee niKi nyi se doAo no n. e de. A Ao. a wi Ki di.
wina xap’enįk ną́įreišųnųną, éže. "Hąhó," awigiži,
[the moon] very early they usually go to sleep," he said. "Alright," they said, so

 


 

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s wi de. e Ki. Ao w se s. leAe tts A t xtt ttAi de. K tt A Ai se de.
rawíže. Égi howarera, péjᵋra hataxjačiže, gają hahíreže.
they went. [And] sure enough, the fire it was burning low, when they got there.

 


 

A Ao. Ai ttA Ko so wi s. s wi n ne e de. e Ki. w Ky se de.
"Hąhó, hičakorowira, rawinane," éže. Égi wagaíreže,
"Now then, my friends, go on in," he said. But they said to him,

 


 

wi s Ki leAe se rs tte n. ttAo ni s se s Ki si Ki di. Ai dK K te Ktt wi n.
"Wiragiperezᵋrajeną. Čoni ráre, rakirigiži hišgagatekjawiną,"
"You are acquainted with them. First you go, when you get back, we will go,"

 


 

wy se de. e Ki. A Ao. de rKe Kette n. w n K se de. e Ki. A r tti
waíreže. Égi "Hąhó, žesgekjeną, wanąkereže." Égi hasąji
they told him. [And] "Alright, [let it be,] [as you say."]* [And] platforms

* this is omitted in the translation, and instead it has, "he said, and went."


 

miKi nK dAe. ttiAiyo reAe we Ao ttAi se de. e rKe. A r tt
mįgᵋnąkše. Číosewe hočíreže. Ésge hasąja
[they lay.] Bark house they lived in. That is why on platforms

 


 

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mi n Ki se de. e Ki. Ai Ki l. e tt Ai l n K. we de. Ao Ki wi s.
mįnąkireže. Égi hikipá éja hipánąga wéže, "Hųgiwįra,
[they sat.] [Then] [to meet] there near, and he said, "Princess,

 


 

Ai ttA Ko so A s. w Ki Ki w se tti tte s. a n K. Ai Kd tti Ke se de. e Ki.
hičakorohara wąkigiwarejijera ..." anąga hikšajikereže. Égi
my friend the traveler ..." he said, and he laughed. [And]

 


 

wK Ki liAi s. e tt w d s Ai d e diAi Ke. w u tti Ko ni
wąk gipįra éja wažąra hižą́ ešige wa’ųjegųnį,
man she liked there [the things] [one of them] because [perhaps she did it,]

 


 

Ai se Ke A n Ki xoKo de. Ai Ko di Ke e ra de. w Ki Ki w se tte s.
hirege, hanąkixgųže. Higų žigé es’áže, "Wąkigiwarejera ..."
as she thought, she listened. [Yet] again he would say it, "The traveler ..."

 


 

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a n K. Ai Kd tti Ke se ra de. aK Koo. te e tt Ko e K tt. wK deAe.
anąga hikšajikeres’aže. Ak’ų, tee jagú egają, wákše
and he would laugh. Finally, [this one] [what] he said, [he was saying]

 


 

tt Ko w d Ao s Ki Kette Ke. we n y se s. a n K. w xA w se Ai se de.
jagú wažą horágikjege, wéną yaréra anąga waxawá rehíreže.
[how] [something] [as he was telling,] she said believing and she shoved him over.

 


 

w Ks. A r tte tt diAi lese de. Ai Kdyi tee xitti A Ki si Ai Ai nl deAe.
Wągᵋra hasajeja šipereže. Hikšait’exjį, hakirihihinąpše.
[The man] on the platforom he fell off. Laughing very much, he went out.

 


 

we de. Ai ttA Ko so wi s. A r tte tt. Ai diAi lese n. de Ko Ai Kd s
Wéže, "Hičakorowira, hasajeja hišipereną. Žegų hikšára
He said, "My friends, on the platforom I fell off. [How] laughing

 


 

                page 42      
so K n w Ae Ke e rKe Ko n. Ai Ki no diAi lese wi n. Ao Ki wi s.
rokana wahége, esgegųnį. Hikinų́ šiperewiną. Hųgiwįra,
so much [because I uttered it,] it is why. [By accident] [I fell off.] The princess,

 


 

A r tti ttAe ttAi ni Ks A miKi no ni Ke. Ai so da da K tt. now w K tt.
hasaji čĕčĭ nįgᵋra hamįk, nunįge hiruš’aš’agają, nųą́wąkają,
platform the edge [a little] I lay, but when she tickled me, I jumped up, and

 


 

Ao w n n. Ai KiriKi a Ki Ai ni tti n K tt. Ai so da da Ke.
howanąna hikišík akí hijínąkają, hiruš’aš’age,
to roll over [hung up] on my sides she caught hold of me, and because she tickled me,

 


 

now w K tt. Ai diAi lese n. e de. e Ki. Ai ttA Ko so Ki n K
nųą́wąkają, hišipereną," éže. Égi hičakóro kiánąga
I jumped up, and I fell off," he said. Then his friends they set out, and

 


 

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A syi se de. Ai tt Ai wi Ki di. A t d w Ai se de. w wi Ki se Ki di.
haraíreže. Hija hiwigiži, hatažá wahíreže. Wawigiregiži,
they went. There when they arrived, a light they held. They recognized them, so

 


 

w lo Ki reAele Ao Ai se de. e Ki. wu wu Ki Ai K. Ao Ki wi s A Ki do
wabokisep huhiréže. Égi Wuwukihíga hųgiwįra hakižu
to blow them out they started. Then the mulberry picker the princess with her

 


 

miKi deAe. e Ki. Ao Ki wi s Ai ttA Ko so w Ai s. Ai d A Ki do
mįkše. Égi hųgiwįra hičakorowahira hižą́, hakižu
he laid. And the princess her friend one of them, with her

 


 

miKi de. Ai ttA Ko so s. e Ki. A li tt n Ki di. A ttAo wi Ai wi s.
mįkše, hičakoróra. Égi hąbijaną́giži, hičųwįhiwira
he laid, his friend. Then at daylight, their aunt

 


 

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e tt w Ki do Ko wi de. Ai tt A Ki si se K tt. te we s Ki.
éja wakížu guwiže. Hija hakiriregáją, tewéraki,
[there] with them they came home. There when they got back, unexpectedly,

 


 

Ao mi Ks no liAi wi liAi u xitti A tt wi de. e tt mi Ki se Ki di.
homįgᵋra nųpiwi pį’ų́xjį hają́wiže. Éja mįgiregiži,
beds two to fix up they did. There they lay, and

 


 

Aotto A. w i wi s so K de. e Ki. Ay ni Ki di. Ai ttAo wi Ai se s.
hųč ha wa’į́ wirarukaže. Égi hainigíži, hičųwįhirera
bear skin robes she covered them. [And] in the morning, their aunt

 


 

w diAi diAiKi s A ttA Ao so ri se rKe de. so K n xitti dA n Ai tt
wašišigᵋra hačą horusiresgeže. rokanaxjį šana hija
goods [where] she had an endless store. Very much apiece [there]

 


 

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w Ki do de. Ai Ko Ao mi nK n K. ttAi no xeKe tt
wakížuže. Higų homįnąkanąga činuxgéja,
she placed before them. [Still] from where she sat, and from the back of the lodge,

 


 

w soro w u de. e Ki. Ai deKe Ai noKo n Kse. w d
warus wa’ųže. Égi hišgé hinųgᵋnągᵋre wazą
to take them [she did it.] Then also the women [anything]

 


 

w ni ne Ki di. A ntt Ai tt w K ni A tti se de. e Ki. Ai ttA Ko so
waninegiži, haną́č hija wagąni hajíreže. Égi hičakóro
what they had, all there to bring they came. And then friends

 


 

Ki n Kse. w do ni A sy se de. n Ki K s s wi Ki di. ttAe s. lA reAe
kinągᵋre wažónį haraíreže. Nąkikararawigiži, čéra pasé
the two of them hunting they went. [They went hunting, and] buffalo cornered

 


 

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tto li d Ai s w Ar A Ki si s n K no Kii A lAy tt A Ki si
jobižą hirawáhas hakiriranąga nok’i hapaija hakirí
a four to drive [they came back, and] to pack wood the place where [to come back]

 


 

tee w Ai se de e Ki. se ri s dA n. w m doAo so tti s n K. ttAe ni xA.
t’ewahireže. Égi resira šana wamąšórojiranąga če nįxá
they killed them. Then their tongues only they cut out, and buffalo intestine

 


 

Ao ri s n K. de rKe s. Ai d dA n Aoyi xitti Kii Ko wi de. Ao Ko ttAiye tt.
hošįranąga žesgéra hižą́ šana hoixjį k’iguwiže. Hųgočieja
[the fat parts, and] [that kind] one of them only full they packed. At the chief's lodge

 


 

w w xiAi s wi de. e Ki. Ai ttAo wi Ai se s e tt di Ke Ki si wi de. e Ki.
wawaxiwiže. Égi hičųwįhirera éja žigé kiriwiže. Égi
they set them down. Then their aunt [there] [again] they came back. Then

 


 

          page 47      
Ai ttA wi w Ai se s. A ttAi tt w u wi Ki di w wo Ki sK A Ai se de. e Ki.
hičáwįwahíréra hačįja wa’ųwigiži, wawogírak hahíreže. Égi
their wives where they did it, to tell them they went. Then

 


 

wi tt tt s. w wo Ki s Ki s n K. ttiAi n Ks. Ao we wi tt tt Ai se de.
wijájara wawogírak kiranąga činą́gᵋra howe wijája híreže.
the crier he told him he went, and the village they went over criers [they did.]

 


 

w to Ao ttAi s. no Kii A lA se Ki. ttAe s. lA reAe tto li d. tee Ai se Ke.
"Watohóčira nok’i haparegi čéra pasé jobižą t’ehirege,
"The sons-in-law to pack wood the place where buffalo cornered a four as they killed,

 


 

 
tt n K w Kii Ki liAi s. tt n K. s Ki Ko A Ki Ktt wi Ki di
janąga wak’į gipįra janąga rakiguhakįkjawigiži,
everyone to pack some who is able [everyone] you are requested to pack for yourselves,

 


 

    page 48      
a nK dA n. ay se de de Ko wo ni A s xe de. e tt ttAe
ánąkšaną, aíreže. Žegų woniharaǧeže. Éja če
they said," they said. [Thus] there were many uttering thanks. There buffalo

 


 

Ai Ki dAe se s. u xitti ne de. tt n K. w Kii Ki liAi Ki di. tteAe
higišerera ’ųxjįneže. Janąga wak’i gipįgiži, če
attending to they did diligently. All to pack anything if they were able, buffalo

 


 

Ki Ko A Ks u xtti ne de. e Ki. Ai ttA Ko so Ki n K. Ao Ks
kiguhagᵋra ’ųxjįneže. Égi hičakoròkį́nąká hųgᵋra
packing for themselves they did much. Then the two friends the chief

 


 

e tt w Ki Ko A tti se de. e tt ttA A Ai u wi de.
éja wagigo hajíreže. Éja ča ha hi’ųwiže.
there they were called they went and stayed. There [deer] [skin] [they used.]*

* in the text, this sentence is untranslated.


 

e Ki. tt tt n Ki K s wi K de de rKe Ai wi ra de. w m tteKe s.
Égi jajanąkikarawigaže, žesge hiwis’aže. Wamaičgera
And every time they went hunting, the same they would do. [Cutting them off]

 


 

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Ao ni Ae s. Ai d Ai s w Ar A Ki si s n K. no Kii
honihera hižą́, hirawáhas hakiriranąga nok’i
[the herds] [one of them,] to drive [they came back, and]* to pack wood

* Wamaičgera honihera hižą́ hirawáhas hakiriranąga, is translated as, "They would drive some certain kind of animals ..." 


 

Ai lAy tt. tee w Ai se ra de. e Ki. A Ko seyi d. Ai noKo n K
hipaíja t’ewahires’aže. Égi hagoreižą hinų́gᵋnąka
the place where they would kill them. [Then] finally, the women

 


 

ni Ktt K ni ne de. e Ki. xeAe te niKi Ki se Ki di e Ki. tti K s wi de
nįkjąkanineže.* Égi xetenigiregiži égi jikarawiže.
they gave birth to a child. And when they had grown up a little, then they went home.

* < nįkjąk-hanire-že.


 

K tt K. e Ki. A Ki se Ki di. e tt Ai noKo s mi n Ki s n K.
Gająga égi hagiregiži, éja hinųgᵋra mįnągᵋranąga
[Then] then when they were near home, there [the women] they sat down, and

 


 

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i ne Ki tti K s wi de. Ai ttA Ko so s A K K s Ki do. Ai no Ai se s.
inéki jikarawiže, hičakoróra hakakarakižu. Hinų́hirera
alone they went home, his friend with him. His sister

 


 

wo Ki d w s so K n de. e Ki. we de. Ai no A xitti Ko no K
wogižawa rokánaže. Égi wéže, "Hinų́haxjį Kunuga
delighted she was very much so. And then he said, "Older sister, [eldest male]

 


 

dKe. A tti e Ki n nK dA n e de. e Ki. w n. a n K.
šge haji égi nąną́kšaną," éže. Égi, "Waną́," anąga,
[also] over here [here] he is asleep," he said. [And,] "Oh!" she said, and

 


 

Ai tto w se de. te we s Ki Ai de. Ai diAi K w Ai s. e tt.
hijowáreže. Tewéraki, hiže, hišigą́wáhira éja
she went over there. Unexpectedly, she arrived, her sisters-in-law where,

 


 

e Ki. Ai noKo n K. Ai noKo liAi Ai se de. Ai si n Ki di. de Ko
égi hinų́gᵋnąka hinų́k hireže, hiranąkiži, žegų
and the women women handsome they were, they thought, but now

 


 

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Ai to Ke Ai s n Ki Kii Ai se de wo Ki ro Kitti Ai noKo
hitóke hiranákík’į hireže. Wogizukjį hinų́k
old women to consider themselves they did. [Truly] woman

 


 

liAi de. de Ko so s. Ki diAi ni diAi ni de. do s se Ki de.
pįže. Žegų rora gišį́nįšį́nįže, žúraregiže.
she was handsome. [Indeed] [her body] it shined, from money metal.

* translated as, "her person shined as she wore much money metal".


 

e Ki. ni Ktt Kini Ks a a Ki w Aiy n K Ki si de. e Ki. e tt.
Égi nikjągᵋnįgᵋra a akí wahianąga kiriže. Égi éja
Then a child arm in each she carried, and she came home. Then there

 


 

Ai diAi K w Ai s. w K w di Ki di. so K n de. w diAi diAi Ks.
hišigą́wáhira wakawažigiži, rokánaže. Wašišigᵋra
her sisters-in-law she gave them presents, very much. Dry goods

 


 

K tto w Ki si Ke se Ai Ai tt w Ki do de. e Ki. Ai tt
kąjowakírikére hi hija wakížuže. Égi haji
to be stacked up high [she made] there [it was together with them.] [And] there

 


 

      page 52    
u wi de. rii niKi. e Ki A Ko sey d. ttAi n Ks Ao w Koyi se Ktt n Ae Ki di.
’ųwiže, s’inik. Égi hagoreižą, činą́gᵋra howakoirekjanahegiži,
they stayed, for some time. [Then] finally, their village they came home, and

 


 

A ntt A Aoyi se de. ttAi n Ke tt. A ntt A tti se de. w to Ao ttiAi s.
haną́č hahúireže. Činągeja haną́č hajíreže. "Watohóčira
all they came. To the village all they came. "The sons-in-law

 


 

Ai noKo ttA li se s. A K s ni A Ki si se n. ay se de. wo Ki ro Kitti
hinų́kčabirera hakarani hakirireną." aíreže. Wokižuxjį
their sister to bring [they came back"] they said. [Truly]

 


 

Ai noKo liAi de. Ai K K Ai noKo liAi de rKe s Ai d
hinų́k pįže. Hįkaga hinų́k žesgéra hižą́
[woman.] she was handsome. Never woman handsome [that kind] [one]

 


 

               page 53
A tty s ni de. Ao ttAi ttAi s. de Ko. ttA xs w K sy ttoKo Ki se de.
hajaíraniže. Hočįčįra žegų čáǧᵋra wakaraičkųkireže,*
they had never seen. The young men [thus] their spit they swallowed it,

* the nearest word to this that could be found was kičk’ų́k, "the sound of swallowing a liquid, gulping" (Susman).


 

iyo roKoyi se de. e Ki. Ao Ks Ai d Ai niKi Ai Ki di.
iosgoireže. Égi hųgᵋra hižą́ hinį́k higiži,
as she made their mouths watery. [And] the chiefs one of them son he had, and

 


 

Ao Koo Ai se de. Ai noKo ttA li se s. e Ki. de Ko e Ao Ks
hok’ų́  hireže, hinųgᵋčabirera. Égi žegų e hųgᵋra
to give they did, their sister. And [then] they the chiefs

 


 

dKe Ae se wi de. e Ki. A Ko sey d. de e. A Koyi se Ktt n Ae de.
šge herewiže. Égi hagoreižą, žee hakoirekjanaheže.
also they became. And finally, [these] they were to come home.

 


 

Ai ttA Ko so Ki n K. Ai ttA wi w Ai se s. w Ki do. A Ko
Hičakoròkį́nąká hičáwįwahíréra wakížu hagú
The two friends their wives with them [to obtain on request]*

* "to get, to obtain, to fetch, to retrieve, to obtain on request (from an uncle) according to tribal custom, to ask for and get from maternal uncle" (Helmbrecht-Lehmann).


 

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Ai se Ktt n Ki di. ni Ktt Ks di. w too s Ko Ktt n A wi de.
hirekjanagiži, nįkjągᵋraži, wat’ų́ra gukjanahawiže,
they were to come home, but the children, in any case, to leave behind* they left to go home,

* the translation adds, "in the village".


 

a wi de. ni KttK w ni se s. Ai no li Ke w Ki se de. wo Ki ro Kitti
awiže. Nįkjąkwanirera hinųpike wagireže. Wogizukjį
they said. Their children both [they brought them.] [Truly]

 


 

dA n tte Ki se de. e Ki. Ai no Ai wi s Ai dKe Ko Ktt n Ae de e de.
šanajekireže. Égi hinų́hiwíra hišgé gukjanaheže, éže.
they were mischievous. And their sister also she is coming home, she said.

 


 

e Ki. A Koyi se de. Ai noKo niKi tte K Ai K n s. A Ke A Ki do
Égi haguireže. Hinųknįkjega hikánara hąké hakižu
And they came away. The woman her husband not with her

 


 

                 page 55        
A Koyi s ni de. Ai no Ai se s. i ne Ki Ke se de. Ai ttA Ai se s. too ne
haguiranįže. Hinų́hirera inéki kereže. Hičąhirera  t’ųné
he did not come away. Their sister alone she came. Their brother-in-law [leaving behind]

 


 

A Koyi se de. e Ki. w Ktte xiAi s Ao w Ke se w uyi se de. w Kette xiAiye tt.
haguireže. Égi Wakjexira howakere wa’ųireže, Wakjexieja
they came away. And Waterspirits to go home [they did it,] at the Waterspirits

 


 

Ao w tti w u Ai se de. wu wu Ki Ai K. Ai no s A K s Ki do.
howaji wa’ų́hirežé. Wuwukihíga, hinųra hakarakižu,
to come from [they did it.] [The Nannyberry Picker,] his sister [she was with him,]

 


 

my A Kse Ki. A t Ki ntt w u A tti se de. w Kette xiAi ttAi n Ki d e tt
maihagerégi hątáginąč wa’ųhajíreže. Wakjexi činągižą éja
upon the earth to fast [it is why they came.] Waterspirit a village from

 


 

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Ao w tti se Ki di e Ao Ks. Ae se se de. daK w Ai se s. e rKe AoKo
howajiregiži, e hųgᵋra herereže, š’akwahirera. Ésge hųk
they come, and they chiefs they were, their parents. So rulers

 


 

ni Ktt Kow u nK dAe. e Ki. e tt A Ki se de. A ntt. w Kn K. Ai noKo
nįkjąkwa’unąkše. Égi éja hakireže. Haną́č wągᵋnąka hinų́k
they were children of them. So there they returned. [All] the men women

 


 

ttAo Ke se s n K. ni KttK so K ni A Ki se de. e Ki. Ai ttAi Ai se s. Ao Ks
čokéreranąga nįkjąk rokáni, hakireže. Égi hičihirera,* hųgᵋra
with them, but children without, they returned. [And] their brother-in-law, the chief

* apparently, a contraction of hičąhihirera.


 

                            page 57  
Ai ni Ks. Ai Ke w d de rK ni de. wo w ri ls so K n de. e Ki. Ki Ktte di
hinígᵋra, hįké wažą žésgenįže. Wowázibᵋra rokanaže. Égi gikjéži
his son, not anything he was not like. Lonely he was very. [Then] he could go, at least,

 


 

Ai Ky se de. A Ko sey d. tee Ki di. e Ki K tt K Ki Kette Ai Ky se de.
hikaíreže, hagoreižą, t’egiži, égi gająga gikje, hikaíreže.
they said to him, [in time] when he died, [then] [at last] he could go, they said to him.

 


 

de rK no ni Ke Ai Ke w d de rK ni de. Ki xA s Ao w s n K.
Žesganųnįge hįké wažą žesganįže. Gixara hówaránąga
But still not [anything] [he was not like.]* The wilderness he went, and

* the translation has for this sentence, "But still he could not stand it."


 

x Kr de* dKe. A Ai deKe Ai se niKi deAe. A Ke w so ttini ra de.
ǧaks’áže. Šge hahíšge, hirenįkše. Hąké warujᵋnįs’aže,
he would weep. [Also] finally, he became thin. Not he would not eat,

* this should be spelled, x Kra de.


 

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e rKe. Ai se xitti niKi de. e Ki. Ao ttAi ttAi ni K tt se* wi wi de. Ko te
ésge hirexjįnįgiže. Égi hočįčįnįgᵋjąré wiwiže, "Koté,
[that is why] he became very thin. Then the young boys they said, "Say!

* this should probably have been spelled, Ao ttAi ttAi niKi tt se (hočįčį-nįk-ją-ré).


 

Ai te Ki Ai s. Ai tt Ai Ke se Ai se Kette s a wi de. Ai ttAo wi Ai Ai s e tt
hitekihira hija hį́kerehirekjéra," awiže. Hičųwįhihira éja
our uncle [there] [let us take him home,"] they said. Our aunt there

 


 

Ai Ke se Ai se Kette n a wi de. e Ki. w K Ai se de. te K. ttAo wi K
hį́kerehirekjéną," awiže. Égi wagahireže, "Téga, čų́wįga
[let us take him home,"] they said. Then they said to him, "Uncle, aunt

 


 

e tt ni Ke se te Ktt wi n. Ai Ky se de. Ao ttiy Ai tt Ai Ai n tte wi Ki di.
éja nįkere tekjawiną," higaíreže. "Hojiá, hija hihinajewigiži,
there to take you we will go," [they told him.] "Alright! there if it is possible to go,

 


 

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e liAi n. Ai ttAo deKe wi s e de. eKi. A Ki doyi s n K. to w s wi de.
epįną, hičųšgewira," éže. Égi hakižuiranąga towarawiže.
it is good, my nephews," he said. So then they took him with them and they went.

 


 

A Ko sey d. Ai s Ai wi de. w Kette xiAi ttAi nK n K. A ttAi tt. Ao Ko ttAi s
Hagoreižą, hiráhiwiže. Wakjexi činągᵋnąka hačį́ja hųgočíra
Finally, they reached her. Waterspirits village where the chief's lodge

 


 

Ae se Ki di. e tt Ai wi de. A Ao Ai niKi w A s A tti se n. ay wi de
heregiži, éja hiwiže. "Hąho, hinįkwahara, hajiréną," aiwiže,
he was, but there they went. "Well! our sons they have come," they said,

 


 

Ai att w Ai wi s. te we s Ki. Ai teKe Ai se s* A Ki do A Ai se de.
hiąčwahiwira. Tewéraki, hitekhirera hakižu hahíreže.
their fathers. Unexpectedly, their uncle with him [they had come.]

* the text appears to have, Ai deKe Ai se s, but this is due to a failure to cross the t, which gives it the appearance of a d.


 

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e Ki. Ao Ke we Ki di. Ai ttA wi s e tt mi nK n Ki di. e A tti ttA we de.
Égi hokéwegiži, hičawįra éja mįnągᵋnąkiži e hajičaweže.
And when he went in, his wife there she sat, and he [he came towards her.]

 


 

e tt A Ai mi nK deAe. w Kette xiAi s Ko se Ai se de. w Kdi Ks
Éja hahimįnąkše. Wakjexira koré hireže, wąkšígᵋra
There he sat down. The Waterspirits to be surprised they were, humans

 


 

Ao ni Ae xAe te wi s Ai se Ki di. e Ki. wy se de. e Ki di Ai Ke
honihéxetewira hiregiži. Égi waíreže, "Egiži hįké
his great herd [as they were.] Then they said, ["It is said that] not

 


 

de rK ni n ni Ktt Kini K xitti wi s. Ai Ke de rKe. Ai ni nK dA n. Ai Ke
žesganįną. Nįkjąknįkwira, hįké žesge hinįnąkšaną. Hįké
it cannot be thus. My children, not this they do not do. Not

 


 

      page 61      
te de rKe. w KidiKi [...]i[...] wi ni n.* ay se de. e Ki. wy se de. e Ki.
téžesge wąkšik [...]i[...]winįną," aíreže. Égi waíreže, "Égi
thus [humans] you were not created," they said. Then [they said,] "Then

* the empty brackets [...] represent letters the lower parts of which are blotted out at the bottom of the page.


 

te e di A Ke se Ktt n A wi n. Ao rKe te K K Ai Ki A K s Ke se
teeži hakérekjanahawiną. Hosgé tegaga higí hakarakere
again we are going back. Just uncle over here to bring him

 


 

A tti wi Ke w u A tti wi n. te K K. wo w ri ls so K n tte Ke.
hajiwige, wa’ųhajíwiną. Tegaga wowazibᵋra rokanajege,
as we came, [that is why we came.] Uncle lonesome he was very much, that is why

 


 

Ai Ki A Ke se A tti wi Ke w u wi n. di Ke A Ke se Ktt n A wi n. ay se de.
higí hakeré hajiwige wa’ųwiną. Žigé hakérekjanahawiną," aíreže.
over here to bring him as we came [we did it.] Again we are going back," they said.

 


 

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e Ki. di Ke w wi de. Ai att w Ai se s. Ai Ko e w nK deAe. eKi. Ao tt
Égi žigé wawíže, hi’ąčwahirera higų e wanąkše, "Égi hojá
And again they said, their fathers [still] talking they did, ["But] [already]

 


 

Ai teKe s wi K. Ai Ki Ki si Kette y K wi n. Ai Ke. so w u n Kse
hitegᵋrawiga higigirikje yakąwiną, hįké ro wa’ųną́gᵋre
your uncle he could come we told him, not flesh one who is

 


 

de rKe e Ki tti ni Ki di. liAi n Ke w A wi n.
žesge, égi jinįgiži, pįnąke, wahawiną.
[this way,] [and] [if he did not come] [it would be good, that is why] [we are saying it.]*

* the translation has, "as he is now, as it would not do."


 

A Ke de rK ni n. ay se de. e Ki. di Ke Ao ttAi ttAi niKi n Kse. wy se de.
Hąké žesganįną," aíreže. Égi žigé hočičinįgᵋnągᵋre waíreže,
Not it cannot be thus," they said. And again the boys they told them,

 


 

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tt rKe K tt. te e te K K dA n. Ai Ke Ai Ki u ni n n K. Ai u ni w A wi s
"Jasgegają tee tegaga šana hįké hígi’unįnánąga hių́niwahawira
"How is it here uncle only not he cannot remain, but our mothers

 


 

dA n. Ai Ki u so xoAo so Ki se de. de de rK n Ki di. Ai u ni w A wi s.
šana hįgių́ruxúrukireže? Žežesganagiži, hių́niwahawira
only [they can remain?] If that is the case, our mothers

 


 

Ai deKe A Ke e Ki u ni nK dKo ni n de. a wi de. Ai lA n w di s
hišgé hąké égi ’ųninąkšųnįnaže," awiže. "Hipąną́ wažįra
either not here they should not stay," they said. ["To have enough] [things]

 


 

leAe se riwi Ai deKe ttA wi K. so K s Ko nK n Ko ni dKe. ay se de.
perezwi, hišgé čawį́ga rokarakonągᵋnąkųnį šge," aíreže.
[they are aware,] [she also] [his wife] perhaps she wishes for him also," they say.

 


 

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e Ki. A tt. Ai att w Ai wi s. daK w Ai se Ki di n Ki di. e Ki.
Égi hajá hiąčwahiwira š’akwahiregiži nągížį égi
Then [he saw] their fathers their parents [they stood up for them,] and

 


 

wy se de. Ai niKi A xitti wi s. Ai ttAo dKe niKi w A s Ai rKe xitti w nK dA n.
waíreže, "Hinįkhaxjįwira hičųšgenįkwahara hisgéxjį wanąkšaną.
they said, "My sons, my grandsons the truth they speak.

 


 

Ai no s wi K. Ai Ke tt rKe doAo no s de rK ni nK dA n. te de rKe.
Hinųrawíga hįké jasgešųnųra žesganįnąkšaną. Téžesge
Your older sister not how she used to be she is not like that. This

 


 

w u nK Ks y lAe sere A aK dA n. no ni Ke ne
wa’uną́gᵋra yapéres, ha’ąkšaną, nųnįgé ne
it is the cause of it I know, [I do,] but on your account

 


 

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A ni wo tti wi Ke. Ai Ke w d a ni nK dA n. ay se de. tt Ko
hanįwojį́wige, hįké wažą anįnąkšaną," aíreže. "Jagú
she dreads, not anything she does not say," they said. "What

 


 

Ai so Ai se de. Ai teKe Ai se s. Ai Ki K s Ke se A tti se Ke w n Ki di.
hirohireže, hitekhirera higí karakére hajírege, wánąkíži?
harm, their uncle here to bring as they came, [they are saying?]

 


 

liAi n. ay se de. e Ki. e tt. Ao ttAi ttAi niKi n K. w Kette xiAi
pįną," aíreže. Égi éja hočičinįgᵋnąka Wakjexi
it is good," they said. Then there the boys Waterspirit

 


 

Ao ttAi ttAi niKi Ki dKtt nK ra de. A Ko sey d. Ai d dA n Kii
hočičinįk kišgajᵋnąks’aže. Hagoreižą, hižą́ šana k’į
boys they would play with them. One day, one each to pack

 


 

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A Ki si se de. Aotto. tee Ai se de ay s n K wi u Ai se de.
hakiríreže. Hųč t’ehireže, aíraną. Ka wi’ų hireže.
[they returned.] Bear they killed, they said. [Over there] [to shoot them] [they did.]*

* this sentence was untranslated.


 

daK w Ai wi s. i so d Kitti w Ai wi de. w Kno n K. ni al
Š’akwahiwira irušakjį wahiwiže. Wąknųnąka nį’ą́p
Their parents to be very much taken aback they were of them. The old man life

 


 

w Ki Kiy n K. t ni. A ni Ke se w Ki Ki de. Ai Ko di Ke
wagigianąga tani hanį́keré wagigíže. Higų žigé
[he made them, and] tobacco he sent them home [he did to them.] But again

 


 

u wi de. tto l A de de rKe Ai se ra de. e Ki. di Ke. w Kdi Ks
’ųwiže. Jopahą žežesge hires’aže. Égi žigé wąkšígᵋra
they did it. Four times to do it they did. Then [again] the humans

 


 

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Ao w Ko wi de. Ai te Ks. K s too se e tt A Koyi se de. e Ki.
howa guwiže. Hitégᵋra karat’ųre éja haguireže. Égi
[here] they came back. His uncle [he left behind] there they came away. [Then]

 


 

A Ki si se Ki di. e tt. wi n di ne de. ttAi nK n K e tt. Ai Ke
hakiriregiži, éja winąžįneže. Činągᵋnąka éja hįké
when they got back, there they helped them very much. The village there not

 


 

w d s Ai d so da Ki s ni de. ay se n. e lA de tt n.
wažąra hižą́ roš’akiranįže, aíreną. Epa žejáną.
anything [one of them] they did not want for, it is said. [Thusfar,] it is ended.

 


Source:

Paul Radin, Winnebago Notebooks, Freeman #3897 (Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, n.d.) Winnebago V, #16: 1-67 (syllabic text); with an English translation in Paul Radin, "Wuwukihiga," Winnebago Notebooks  (Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, n.d.) Notebook 45: 1-67.