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TtiEn OREGON DAILY JOURNAL " PORTLANIX SATURDAY ; EVENING. NOVEJSER 17,'. 'pa
. Abotit this time of the-year the nights begin to crow chill in WINOEGO LAND, and one morning NOKOMIS found the ,
chfldrn warming their hands at the "cooking fire." Of course, they were snug and warm enough at night wrapped in their fur
sleeping robes but NOKOMIS thought h wss time that YELLOW HAIR had some wanner clothes. 1
She was busy thinking of what she would make for the little girl when AUNDAK, the CROW, spoke up and said: "Haven't
youejeryhndom euit-tne one fringed with deenkln In the Wigwam-ee Mukuk.the Birch-Bark Trunk, that tou have?' 1
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ngw ,B uu" rcn-ara; aox, or Indian Trunk, NOKOMIS kept some pretty clothes and many other things that EaTEe?
longed to WENONA. the daughter of NOKOMIS. when WKNONA itu m . wi .1.. 1 wrt v
INO BIRD and the mother of the great NANABOOZOO (or -HIAWATHA," of whom you have often beard or read about). ! X "
nd he wu the maet wonUrful rf an th Tntin navL-i.M tii . I- . . ,. . :
arc oieo long oeiore n n lk qkuwliwo bird was bom. and the Trunk had never been evened. - V .
I !. 1 After NOKOMIS had considered a while she went into the Wigwam and opened
I the JboV The first thing she took out was . h beautiful suit made, of blue cloth,
; . I jtrirnmed with deerskin, with beads and wampum which is bits of white or colored
V i clam shelL nearly round fat shape and with holes bored through so that they could be
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T When FANNY YELLOW HAIR wanted to put the dress on, at once. NOKO
MIS said no, H would have to be shaken and the wrinkles smoothed out. but YEL
LOW HAIR coaxed so hard that at last she consented to let her try U on. Soon
NOKOMIS called her into the Wigwam and began to fix her up like a real Bttte
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aQ know. and. big ones. too. sometimes that AUNDAK became impatient.
rYouU be late for school, YELLOW HAIR I he cried. But this was only a fit-'
tie Joke of Mr. CROWS, because there wasntany school in WINDEGO LAND'
J"- jtwss ALWAYS -holidayer Then he spied her little red shoes, and
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' . Because AUNDAK had a habit of "borrowing- other folks' thmgs-nd sometimes forgetting to bring them beck, sad to re.
Ute-ke slyly drew he Uttle shoes out snd carried them off. , , '
y;1 It would have made any one laugh to see Mr. CROW putting his black feet into the red shoes which didn't fit him at aO
; aad pretend to dance the MEDICINE dance., LITTLE CROWUNO BIRD hopped around on one foot.1 enjoying the joke.
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NOKOMIS told her the areas was hers, but there were too manverimminn and thinn n it tn ur .rn,,. k.. IS!!
she should keep it for "dress-up daya" only, while she (NOKOMIS) would, make her an every-day dress for "play-days." Jus '"
then BIO BEAR came ambling along. "WHAT I WHOl" he cried. "Can this be some little Indian Princess come to visit usr . C "
Ever since then when the Indians meet their friends "all dressed up" they pretend not to recognise each other, because they
. look so fine and grand. It is tbek way of being tfwy. ry poliu I . Funny, isn't it? t . A. T.C. v
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