Waltesey A'tukwaqn - Page 9

Na poqji-waltestasnik. Pukwelkl na'kwekl
pemteskmi'tisn aqq klapis kispines kisikuo'p.
Klapis kisikuo'p eskwato'sn nankl kitmaqnn.
Siawi-la'lukwes aqq sapa'lukwes. Kespu'tuwasn
Nujo'tmilij Ka'qna'tasi.

So they started to play waltes. Finally several days later the old man was very tired. The old man had five counting sticks left. He danced his last points and was successful. He beat the Gate Keeper.

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Copyright © 2000 Centre of Excellence. Used with permission.
Written and illustrated by Mary Rose Julian.
Narrated by April Julian. Pencil coloured by Alice Paul.
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