Wowkwis aqq Ka'qaquj - Page 12

Wowkwis tela'sit nkutey nike' ketu' maja'sit, na
ka'qaquj se'skwintoq, "Ka'q! Ka'q!" aqq
pesoqopska'sitek wiluek aqq wowkwis mesnkek
aqq kespeketek.

Naji knekk pkisulultew welakumt wen aqq katu paqiatkomj.

So the Fox pretended that he was about to leave, and just then the Crow cries out singing "KA'Q! KA'Q!" dropping his food and the Fox grabbed it and swallowed it.

You will get further with somebody by talking nicely than by being condescending.

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Copyright © 1999 Centre of Excellence. Used with permission.
Written by Barbara Sylliboy. Narrated by April Julian.
Illustrated by Re'jay Gould. Pencil coloured by Alice Paul.
Web version prepared by Atlantic Canada's First Nation Help Desk.