Niwakash' 01.38


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01.38.01

Ne' ne tewatnya'tsa's utn utnushk n'kkw ne kan'kwai's kaat'.

There were violets growing in the shade under the fig trees.


01.38.02

Ne'hu uehta'ke ushat' te'unn' khu, ne' kw he ta'a aawakaska'sh''he't.

The ground was damp and cool, but I was not allowed to go barefoot.


01.38.03

Ne' ne kuhsi'tayns.

Hookworm.


01.38.04

Nae te'kanke' ne kuhsi'tayns ne Tytahsehtahkwa'ke.

We didn't have hookworm in West Virginia.


01.38.05

Ne' n ne kaini akwashniskwa' he niyu't ne thatinke' thiteatishnis.

Maybe that's why we were more afraid of it than the locals.


01.38.06

Te'wsu' nae te'utn ne'hu ne tewatnya'tsa's.

We kept the violets under control, though.


01.38.07

Thsiyutn sh, ne' n kakwk nae wa'kwk sh.

As fast as they spread, we ate them.


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