Coyote went along. He saw Locust. He said to him: "Give me your shirt. If you give it to me, you will be my younger brother.
I shall carry you." He said to him: "Don't, we shall be brothers." Coyote started. He carried Locust. The two went. He saw Grizzly Bear coming. Locust said: "Put me off." He was put off. There was a cliff, on the edge of which he staid. (Grizzly Bear Woman) arrived, and (Locust) scared her, and (Grizzly Bear) fell down. Coyote went back. He went around. He reached the place where Grizzly Bear lay. He ate her. He took her out of the fire. He took the meat and the fat. He ate. He tied it up. Coyote started. He carried Locust. He went along. He saw Grizzly Bear (Man) coming. Locust said: "Put me off." Coyote said: "It is my turn. Let me scare him." (Grizzly Bear) arrived. Coyote became a stump. Grizzly Bear arrived. He said: "Let me bite him." He saw it was Coyote. Coyote said: "I am Coyote. Let us start." He knew where Locust was. Coyote said to Grizzly Bear: "Will you eat grease?" Grizzly Bear said: "Yes, I'll eat it." Coyote untied
what he was carrying. He gave it to him. (Grizzly Bear) saw it. Grizzly Bear said: "Did you not see an old woman? She must have passed here." Coyote said that he had not seen anything. Coyote said: "It is Beaver, therefore it is fat." Grizzly Bear said: "It is not Beaver." Coyote said: "You ought to have said, 'It is the old woman.' " Coyote started to run. Coyote was going along. (Grizzly Bear) pursued him. Grizzly Bear thought : "First let me bite the little one." Grizzly Bear thought he was on the right trail. "Later on, after I have bitten him, I will bite (this one)." Grizzly Bear started. He pursued Coyote. Coyote went along. He was tired. He chased him around the tree. He fell down and thrust his hand into a (buffalo) horn. Coyote pursued Grizzly Bear. He overtook him. He struck him. Coyote turned back.
2. Coyote and Locust
He went along
He said to him:
If you give it to me
you will be
my younger brother.
I shall carry you."
He said to him:
we shall be
The two went.
"Put me off!"
He was put off
where was a cliff,
There he staid.
He scared her and
made her fall down.
He went back
He went around.
He ate it.
He took it out of fire.
He fried it.
He went along.
"Put me off."
I myself shall
"Let me bite him."
Let us start."
to Grizzly Bear
"Will you eat
I will eat it."
namatιʹktse·. He gave it to him.tseᵢkaʹte·. He saw it.qakeʹᵢne· He saidk.łaʹwła Grizzly Bear:kιnqa.upx̣aʹke·ł "Did you not seetιʹłna an old woman?nas Hereqa‵kiłqahaʹx̣e·. she must have passed."qakeʹᵢne· He saidskιʹn·ku·ts Coyotełu·ʹne· nothingła·tseᵢkaʹte·. he saw.qakeʹᵢne· He saidskιʹn·ku·ts Coyote:nʼιʹn·e· "It issιʹn·a beaver,słaqałsιʹkᵢne·. therefore it is fat."qakeʹᵢne· He saidk.łaʹwła Grizzly Bear:qa.ιʹn·e· "It is not
s^'n'a. qake'ine* sk^'n'ku'ts xmanqake'iuo* n'^'n'e* t^'hia. no'tsmqku-
beaver." He said Coyote: " Ought you to have *Itis old He started
said, woman.' "
pek^'me'k sk^'n'ku'ts. qana'xe* sk^'n'ku'ts. mdiyaxna'pse*. qalwi'yne* 5
to run Coyote. He went along Coyote. He pursued him. He thought
k.laVla hu'paaks hulsr^'tlxa na ktsaqu'na. qalwi'yne* k.la'wla
Grizzly Bear: "First let me bite this little one." He thought Grizzly Bear
ksu^kqanm^'te'k. ta^xta hunul'^t!xa'mi*l kutsxal'^'t !xa. tslma'xe*
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he was on right trail. "Later on after I have bitten him I'll bite him." He started
k-la'wla. m^tya'Xane* sk/n*ku*ts qa*na'3:e* sk^'n'ku'ts. nuk"lu'kune
Grizzly Bear. He pursued Coyote. He went along Coyote. He was tired.
aa*k^ts Ila'cns na^kammla^tnota'psc. qanaxu'no* qanaq!aleiXo*'me*k
A tree he chased him around it. He fell down; he thrust his hand into
aa*ku'qlos. mdiya'Xane* sk^'n'ku'ts k.laVlas. laxanxo'uHe*. jq
a horn. He pursued Coyote (subj.) Grizzly Bear (obj.). He overtook him.
qanla'lte*. la*luq"alqa'tse* sk^'n'ku'ts.
He struck him. He turned back Coyote.