When Buffalo Ran

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Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 28,264 / 77 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.4
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 842
Added to site: 2005.02.28
mnybks.net#: 9844
Origin: gutenberg.org

The life of an Indian o the plains rom childhood to youth. Told in the first person. Full of the kind of incidents boys will enjoy. Has informational value.

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ul things, and of certain bad persons and animals, who harmed people, and of the old times before the people had bows, when they did not kill animals for food, but lived on roots and berries. She told me that I must remember all these things, and keep them in my mind.

Sometimes my grandmother had hard pains in her legs, and it hurt her to walk, and when she had these pains she could not go about much, and could not work. When this happened, sometimes she used to ask me to go down to the stream and fetch her a skin of water; and I would whine, and say to her, "Grandmother, I do not want to carry water; men do not carry water." Then she would tell us some story about the bad things that had happened to boys who refused to carry water for their grandmothers; and when I was little these stories frightened me, and I would go for the water. So perhaps I helped her a little in some things after she was old. Yet she lived until I was a grown man; and so long as she lived she worked hard; except when she had th

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