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The Man Who Married the Moon and Other Pueblo Indian Folk

the man who married the moon and other pueblo indian folk stories lummis charles f

The property of the witches was taken to Nah- bah-too-too-ee ; and as it was more than that vil- lage could hold, the surplus was sent to Shee-eh- whib-bak Isleta , where we enjoy it to this clay ; and later the people themselves moved here. But when he came to the Bad Hill and looked down into the valley of the Rio Grande, his heart sank. After a long, hard chase, Kahp-too-6o-yoo killed a deer with his swift arrows, and brought it on his strong back to the place where they had separated. Soon he asked for her in due form; and in a little while they were to be married. On the way the old mother and one of the men died. His back against the wall, squats my host, who is just going to begin another fairy story. And Sun-Arrow was loosened a little more; but the stump slipped through his hands, for it was very short.

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the man who married the moon and other pueblo indian folk stories lummis charles f

I am going tosee where it is, for I have had nothing to eat to-day. Chased by the Apaches, she escaped to her own village, and it was several days before she could return to the cave-- only to find it empty. When they said the word, Sun -Arrow and the girl went running like young antelope, side by side. Next clay the crier was sent out to call upon all the people to prepare for a great hunt, in four days, to capture the Indian boy who lived with the antelopes. Paying no attention to what was going on about him, he sat motionless upon the very crosspiece of the estufa ladder the highest point in all the town with his head bowed upon his hands.

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Full text of man who married the moon, and other Pueblo Indian folk

the man who married the moon and other pueblo indian folk stories lummis charles f

The coyote, poor chap, is often the fall-guy, being continually outwitted for food or merely for amusement. But now you will always be a Coyote and an outcast from home. And when parents were forced to go away and leave the babies behind, the poor young ones were inclosed in their safe but gloomy prisons, and there in darkness and silence had to await the parental home-coming. But last year you were dissatisfied with your share, so this year we will change. In their version, the Horned Toad, after being swal- lowed, kills the Coyote by lifting its spines. Go on, and do not disturb us. Re- membering what I have said of the maker of the thunder-knives, you will readily see the analogy between this and the obsidian splinter of the Tee- wahn story.

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The Man Who Married The Moon, And Other Pueblo Indian Folk Stories by Charles F. Lummis

the man who married the moon and other pueblo indian folk stories lummis charles f

But at last the Trues thought better. But Too-whay-deh, the 1 Not compounding remedies, but going through the magic dance and in- cantations to which the Indians always resort in time of trouble. To jump was certain death, for it was a thousand feet to the ground ; and climb he could not, for the smooth rock rose a thousand feet above his head. The smoking of the third cigarette brought another storm, and again the antelope passed the wet hawk half-way, and again the hawk dried its feathers in time to catch up and pass him as he was turning to the east for the home-stretch. Whenever a Pueblo sees a Ouah-le-kee-rai-deh, he jumps from his horse or his big farm-wagon, and makes every effort to capture the animalito be- fore it can reach a hole. They were often prohibited from returning home during holidays or vacation periods, or their families were too poor to afford such travel. If you can, you may have the hoop ; but if you fail, you come and roll it to us and we'll see if we can catch it.

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The man who married the moon, and other Pueblo Indian folk

the man who married the moon and other pueblo indian folk stories lummis charles f

Then they sailed out over the fields, where Tai-oh's parents and his sister were at work ; and all the three began to cry, and went home in great sorrow. While he ate, she told him how sad was all the village ; for the girl who had been so kind to all was dying. Then they cried for joy, and began to roast the blue ears, for they were dying of hunger. After a long, long climb, he came to the top of the ladder, and stepped upon the roof of the Eagles' house. Indeed, except for their unusual size, they would have been easily mistaken for Indians of some distant tribe. But you can never again do to another harm, without warning, as you did to me.

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The Man Who Married The Moon, And Other Pueblo Indian Folk Stories by Charles F. Lummis

the man who married the moon and other pueblo indian folk stories lummis charles f

While getting to know the flora and fauna, as well as the people, of the areas he traveled through, he sent weekly reports to his former newspaper and to the Los Angeles Times. In 1880, at the age of 21, Lummis married of. But all were not so strong as the great Toad; and fast it was swallowing him, until he was at the waist. Then its color is against it; and, still worse, it is to this day the common stamping-ground of all the witches in this part of the country, where they gather at night for their diabolical caucuses. They were gathered about their feast and were enjoying themselves greatly, eating and dan- cing and singing and planning evil to mankind.

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The man who married the moon, and other Pueblo Indian folk

the man who married the moon and other pueblo indian folk stories lummis charles f

At last they came to the She- Bear's house; and there was old Ouee-ah asleep in front of the door. After he returned to the United States, he became an editor on the monthly journal Land of Sunshine renamed Out West in 1902. Let me go home for a little while. They could hunt to the east, north, and west, but not south. And Quee- ah-nid-deh, whose voice was big, ran out into the plains, up and down, pregonando 1 to all the ani- mals; and they came hurrying from all places.

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October 2018 Charles Fletcher Lummis was born in 1859, in. As he sang again, the rain fell in the village ; and when it touched the pinched faces of the dead they sat up and opened their mouths to catch it. When they had gathered each a load of wood, and lashed it with rawhide thongs in bundles upon their shoulders, they trudged home--Kahp-too- 6o-yoo carrying the deer on top of his wood. The last night they camped at the big barranca, just below the village ; and here the medicine-man told his companions the story of the bewitchment, for the Coyote had already told him, and they were all greatly astonished, and very sad to learn that this poor Coyote was their handsome friend, K'oo- ah-mah-koo-hoo-oo-ai-deh. There in the blue was a little door, through which the Eagle flew. We planted, but nothing came, and to- day we ate the last grain. The Historical Society of Southern California took occupancy in 1965, using it as headquarters and helping manage the property, eventually leaving in 2014.

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The man who married the moon. (eBook, 2001) [baldwinboyshighschool.com]

the man who married the moon and other pueblo indian folk stories lummis charles f

They believe such use of this sacred herb propitiates the spirits and keeps off the terrible soroche, or mountain-sickness ; and that it also makes veins of metal easier to be worked softening the stone, even as it did for Tai-oh. In adapting these traditional oral tales, Lummis drew on his experience of living at Isleta and his familiarity with the native language. The village was fi- nally abandoned by the Indians in 1840; and their neat houses of adobe bricks and stone, and their quaint adobe church, have sadly fallen to decay. Seven elders seated around a campfire take turns telling about Antelope Boy. Then the splinter is turned, and a nick is similarly made on the other side, just a little ahead of the first; and so on. As for the people who lived in the Place of the Red Earth, they all moved down here, 1 because the Apaches were very bad ; and here their descendants live to this day.

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The man who married the moon, and other Pueblo Indian folk

the man who married the moon and other pueblo indian folk stories lummis charles f

As a matter of fact, the Hyo-qua-hoon, or people of Pecos, had dwindled away by war, epidemics, and the like, until only five were left ; and in 1 840 these lonely survivors moved to other pueblos, and aban- doned their ruined town forever. When Agostin came to the foot of the mountains, he was very thirsty, but there was no water. In the pueblo across the mountain I have the daughter of the wealthiest man sick in bed, and she will never get well. Charles Fletcher Lummis was a United States journalist and an activist for Indian rights and historic preservation. One little pueblo called Sandia is dying out--as many others have done before it- -because the medicine-men are quietly killing those whom they suspect of being witches. But there again it was the same, and again they ran many moons till they came to the Trues of the Center, who live here in Isleta. At last they could no longer bear to live in the lonely valley, and they decided to live elsewhere.

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