... not break to save their lives, great hunger reigned in most houses while we resided there, it being a time of repeated deaths. Those who sought food worked hard, but they could get little in that severe season. That is why the Indians who kept me... Galveston Bay - Page 5by Sally Antrobus - 2005 - 225 pagesLimited preview
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...severe season. That is why the Indians who kept me left the island by canoe for oyster bays on the main. Three months out of every year they eat nothing but...bad water. Wood is scarce; mosquitoes, plentiful. The houses are made of mats; their floors consist of masses of oyster shells. The natives sleep on...