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Illustration of the Method of Recording Indian Languages

From the First Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology, Smithsonian Institution

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Language: English
Wordcount: 6,534 / 27 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63.6
LoC Category: P
Downloads: 824
Added to site: 2005.11.11 11667
Genre: Language

with A. S. Gatschet and S. R. Riggs

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him (-remedy)

gíug. | Tchúi| hû'k|káltchitchiks| yá-uka;| ubá-us | hûk |káltchitchiksam cure. | Then | the | spider | treats |a piece of| | of the spider him; deer-skin

tchut[)e]n[=o]'tkish.|Tsúi| húkantka|ubá-ustka|tchutá;|tätáktak | huk 6 (is) the curing-tool.|Then| by means|deer-skin| he |just the | that of that treats |size of (him); the spot

kálak |m[=a]'sha,| gä'tak| ubá-ush|ktû'shka| tä'tak |huk|m[=a]'sha.|Tsúi|hûk relapse| is |so much|of deer-| he cuts|as where| he| is |Then| infected, skin out suffering.

káltchitchiks| siunóta |nä'ds[k=]ank| hû'nk| ubá-nsh. |Tchû'yuk| p'laíta the "spider" |is started| while | that |skin piece.| And he | over it song applying

nétatka | skútash, |tsúi | sha|hû'nk|udû'pka| hänä'shishtka,| tsúi |hû'k 9



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