Life and Culture of the Hupa Volume 1, No. 1

Life and Culture of the Hupa Volume 1, No. 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...arrow.t "That is the one," said Yimantuwinyai. "Shoot into my mouth." Then the jealous man shot him in the mouth. Yimantuwinyai tumbled out of the smoke-hole and rolled all around the place in frenzy. When he came under a pepperwood tree he came to his senses. He thought he had been killed. He drew out the elder sticks, and found all of them were burned through. He took out the arrow-head also. The place where he rolled around can be seen yet. An herb! grew up there. He put some of it in his mouth. He caused that plant to be a medicine. He came back to Tcoxoltcwedin. He saw a man and a woman had grown there. He came up the Trinity to Miskut. He found again a man and a woman. At TakimiLdin several had grown. He went-on south to Leldin. There Indians had come into existence. He went on to XonteLtcitdin. There he rested and smoked his pipe. On looking toward the south he saw someone in the distance fishing. When he went up the stream and crossed over, the man was gone. Yimantuwinyai looked about. Only the board on which he fished was there; the net was gone. Salmon scales were scattered about. He looked for him everywhere in vain. Then he took off his belt The glance of his eye killed ordinary men. tThis had an especially poisonous arrow-point which Ylmantuwinya1 wished to get away from the monster. t Hypericum formosum var. Seouleri. i Compare xlv. and stepped into the water. Entering the eddy he struck the water with his belt. Then he could see under the water. Toward the south he saw someone sitting with one leg each side of the fire. He went to him and addressed him. He did not reply. Everyway he spoke to him but failed to get an answer. Then he threw him into the fire. He burned up. That was salmon's heart....show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236599438
  • 9781236599438