Niwakash' 01.48


01.48.01

Ne' ne hatthni thusnye' wa' ne' wai ukwny hsahsta't neka'ke nekanus.

The preacher said you could walk on water.


01.48.02

Ukwny ne khte'ke sh ky' hsathne'.

They say you can just walk on the river.


01.48.03

"Nae uiwankwat," wa'k'.

Well, this woman heard that and said she didn't hardly believe it.


01.48.04

"Tks sh," wa' ne hatthni.

"Oh yes," says the preacher.


01.48.05

"Ukwny neka'ke hsahsta't he niyu't niuy ne Thsakahtas."

"You can walk on water just like Jesus."


01.48.06

"Aky," wa'k'.

"You don't say," says the woman.


01.48.07

"T' nhsty'?"

"How do you do it?"


01.48.08

"Ha'tekakt saiwakwniyust.

"You have to have faith.


01.48.09

Ha'tekakt wai skwakwnyus."

You have to believe me, that's all."


01.48.10

"Nae tks n kiwakwniyust.

"Well, I guess I do believe.


01.48.11

Ukwny hnyatn'kt."

We can try it out."


01.48.12

He tkhte' wai wnyahtti'.

They both went down to the river.


01.48.13

Kaw' kahw' tkhte' yhsta't he niyu't niuy ne Thsakahtas.

She decided she was going to walk on the river just like Jesus.


01.48.14

"Ha'tekakt hswakwnyus," wa' ne hatthni.

"You have to believe now," says the preacher.


01.48.15

Teyakukaawk.

She closed her eyes.


01.48.16

Kukhyn'.

She grabbed her skirt.


01.48.17

"Kwakwniyustha', kwakwniyustha'," tyakusnye'.

"I believe, I believe," she said.


01.48.18

Yhsi'tak teyakkw.

Her feet got wet.


01.48.19

Kasha'ke n teyakkw.

Then her knees got wet.


01.48.20

Tykwa sh u'tyek' wa'thsi'w' khu tyakusnye', "Ne'hu wai n kwakwniyustatye'skwa'."

Suddenly she opened her eyes and looked around and said, "Now that's exactly what I believed all along."


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