Niwakash' 01.09


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01.09.01

Ka'sehtiyanwe' yesyni teyk tykwanhst tkanta khu.

The railroad shops lay between our house and the center of town.


01.09.02

Teka kuwn ne' te'a hwe ykwatktak.

There was a high fence so we could not go there.


01.09.03

Ne' skw s n'tew'ny' ny niyu'nk thatnn ne' ya'kw khu s n'tew'ny' ny niyu'nk ya' thatnn.

There was a store three blocks in one direction and another three blocks in the other.


01.09.04

Akwas akwane's huik thatnn.

These were the center of our lives.


01.09.05

Ukwenyn' hsnn' ha'ty uwn' nekanus uwne' khu.

You could buy candy and pop in them.


01.09.06

Thha' tyutkt heykwakt sh, ne' nae tha'kwist' te'kwann'.

Most of the time we just walked there and back without buying anything.


01.09.07

Te'kwwistay'.

None of us had any money.


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