little boy. The little fellow picked up the bird, and then off he started for home. His mother was sitting in the tepee making her little son a new pair of moccasins, and when he came in and threw the bird over for her to see, she was as much pleased as her boy, for soon he would be able to shoot rabbits and other game for her to cook for his dinner.
[Illustration: ABLE TO SHOOT RABBITS.]
LITTLE BIRD, THE NAVAJO SHEPHERD BOY.
Little bird was a little NAVAJO boy, whose papa had given him a dear little pony, because he took such good care of the sheep.
When LITTLE BIRD went out with his papa's flock of sheep, he always took some goats along to help keep the flock together and drive off wolves or bears. LITTLE BIRD, on his pony's back, would watch, and the goats would climb on the rocks where they could see a long distance. One day, while they were watching, LITTLE BIRD fell asleep, on his pony's back. He didn't think there were any wolves or bears about; bu