Niwakash' 01.15


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01.15.01

Ne' ne yekhtsi uya'ke kanhst tye'tytak ne Mrs Yawns w yeyasn', ne' huik atukwa'sh' yhetye'skwa'.

There was an elderly lady next door, Mrs Yawns, I believe her name was, who coveted that spoon.


01.15.02

Tyaw' kaisyhk ytukwa'shnn', ne' kw he katiyhkwak.

She was always offering me things for it, but I would not give it up.


01.15.03

Hwwak hehtye' wai hsu atukwa'shts nyuhsuhku'tk ne' niyt' ne yekhnyatahkwa'ke.

Her son wanted to paint it black and hang it in the kitchen.


01.15.04

Te'ynishe' nae n'w u'waht' ne atukwa'sh', ne' wai thsa'katutyk u'kwhu' ne na'u't n'w.

It was not long before the spoon disappeared and I was grown up before I realized what happened to it.


01.15.05

Ukwny ahs' kanyt ne Mr Yawns yekhnyatahkwa'ke.

It may still be hanging in Mr Yawn's kitchen.


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