Coos Texts

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Columbia University Press, 1913 - Coos Indians - 216 pages
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Page 192 - ... those followed by S are taken from Von der Schulenburg's Dictionary. References like 212.5 refer to page and line of the present volume ; those preceded by ZE refer to my paper "Eine Sonnensage der Tsimschian" (Zeitschrift fur Ethnologic, 1908, Heft 5, pp. 776-797). References to G refer to the Grammar in the " Handbook of American Indian Languages" (Bulletin 40, Bureau of American Ethnology [1911]).
Page 41 - You shall support me when I put my hand behind my back." Thus he was talking to the crowd. Indeed, thus it was (done). Then he pointed his finger at him, when he put his hand behind his back. Two men were supporting him. (It is a) surprise, how things happened ! Maggots ate up his anus, his face, his nose, his ears.

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