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A LITTLE BOY CARRYING WOOD

A LITTLE BOY CARRYING WOOD


This also is a Klamath Indian figure, obtained in the same way as "Two Little Boys Running Away."

First: With the fight thumb and index turn one string of the loop toward you about ten times, loosely, around the last joint of the left thumb. Then put the left index and the right thumb into the rest of the loop and separate the hands. Now put the right index, from above, behind the string which passes from the left thumb

to the left index, and pull the loop out, at the same time turning the right index away from you and up to its usual position (Fig. 675).

Second: Pass the middle, ring and little fingers of each hand from below into the index loop (Fig. 676), and draw the near index string down on the palm, then