Wowkwis aqq Ka'qaquj - Page 3

Wowkwis telimatl ka'qaqujl, "Njiknam etuk
kis-smik pkesiknji'j pipnaqsikn?" Ka'qaquj
to'q aswa'kwetesink moqo. Wowkwis telimatl ki's
apj, "Njiknam mna'q mijisiw newtikiskik,
pasik pkesiknji'j kilu smi." Ka'qaquj ki's
app aswa'kwetesink moqo.

The Fox told the Crow, "Brother, I wonder if you can give me a piece of bread?" The Crow shook his head no. The Fox told him again, "Brother, I have not eaten all day and I'm very hungry, just give me a piece of your food." The Crow again shook his head negatively.

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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.
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