The American Nations Volume I

The American Nations Volume I

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Excerpt: ...35 40. Lapawin (whitened 39) was king, Wallama (40 painted) was king. 41. Waptiwapit (41 white chicken) was king, again there is war north and south. 42. By the wise in assembly Tamaskan (strong wolf 42) was made king. 43. He was able to war on all and he killed the strong-stone Maskansini . 36 44. Messissuwi (43 whole-he) was king and made war on the snake-beings Akowini . 45. Chitanwulit (44 strong and good) pg 135 was king and made war on the northern foes Lowanuski . 46. Alokuwi (45 lean he) was king and made war on the father snake Towakon . 47. Opekasit (46 east-looking) was king, being sad at the warfare. 48. To the sunrise he said let us go, and they are many who together go east. 4th Song. Conquest of the Talegas &c. 49. The fish river Nemasipi separated the land, and being lazy they tarry there. 37 50. Yagawanend (47 hut maker) was king, and the Tallegewi (there found) possessing the east. 51. Chitanitis (48 strong friend) king was, and he desires the rich land of the east. 52. To the east some did pass, but the head of the Talegas, Talegawil killed some of them. 53. Then of one mind, all say, warfare, warfare. 54. The friends of the north the Talamatan (who are not like the Talligewi, the Hurons) were coming to go altogether united. 55. Kinehepend (49 sharp looking) was king, and leader, over the river against foes. 56. Much was there possessed by them, and much spoiling and killing of the Talegas. 57. Pimokhasuwi (50 stirring about) was king, but he found the Talegas too strong in the war. pg 136 58. Tenchekensit (51 opening path) was king, and many towns were given up to him. 59. Paganchihilla (52 great fulfiller) was king, and all the Talegas went away to the south. 60. Hattanwulaton (53 he has possession) was king, and all the people were well pleased. 61. South of the lakes they settle the council fire, and the friends Talamatan north of the lakes. 62. But they were not always friends and were conspiring when Gunitakan (54 long...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236720571
  • 9781236720573