Niwakash' 01.22


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01.22.01

Ne' ne u'suyn t ne kanhst ne' tewathywhak wtkeu'tsnk.

There was a pine growing in the front yard and it kept the grass from growing.


01.22.02

Ne' n-uh'syny' wnishkwk ne'hu kyatu'kwaskwa'.

I spent most of my time digging there.


01.22.03

U'kht' teka'ntt ks kwanhsawethh ne Mrs Yawns.

I planted an avocado tree between our house and Mrs Yawns'.


01.22.04

Ne' huik kanhst thsiyakw'ty' tt' ne ha'ni he n'k' ne kanhst waatsiynn' ne k ne' katsi'takwas ne' kyasthak Penny.

While we lived in that house my father fenced in the back yard and bought a female golden retriever I named Penny.


01.22.05

Ne' ne kanhsak katknye'skwa' ka'sehta'sh' tewasha'kts kays nikasynya't, ne' w u'kku' kash'sh'ke wt unh't.

I sometimes played under the house with a set of plastic cars I think I obtained from cornflakes packages.


01.22.06

Aknht' wt nae u'kku' ks ha'ty skaya't.

I knew in what order I had got them.


01.22.07

Ne' ne wis wattha' ne ka'sehta' uiskwany'ta''.

The fifth one was a tan color.


01.22.08

Wa'te'sehtaht' ne Penny yhttye'skwa' khu.

Penny would grab a car in her mouth and take off with it.


01.22.09

Ha'kwist' wa'ak't ne tusk tk'ty' tsy, tsikwas u'katsiykya's.

She caught distemper from the neighbor's dog and soon died.


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