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Albert Samuel Gatschet
This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 13 pages of information about Illustration Of The Method Of Recording Indian Languages.

585, 10. gut[:a]’ga.  The whole operation is concealed from the eyes of spectators by a skin or blanket stretched over the patient and the hands of the operator.

585, 10. kiat[e]ga.  The buckskin piece has an oblong or longitudinal shape in most instances, and it is passed under the skin sideways and very gradually.

585, 11. t[a]nk[)e]ni ak wa[i]tash.  Dave Hill gave as an approximate limit five days’ time.

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SWEAT-LODGES.

IN THE KLAMATH LAKE DIALECT BY MINNIE FROBEN.  OBTAINED BY A.S.  GATSCHET.

[E]-ukshkni|l[a]pa|sp[^u]’klish|g[i]tko
.|[K=][
u][k=]iuk| The lake | two | sweat- | have. | To weep over | people (kinds lodges of)
|[k=][)e]lekapkash|sp[^u]’klishla
|  the deceased   |  they build
sweat-lodges
y[e]pank|k[:a][i]la;|stut[i]lantko|sp[^u]&rsq
uo;klish,|k[:a][
i]la| digging up| the ground;| are roofed | (these) |with earth | sweat-lodges
|waltch[a]tko.|Sp[^u]’klish a
|   covered.   |  (Another)
sweat-lodge
sha |sh[^u]’ta|ku[e]-utch,|k[i]tchikan[&rs
quo;]sh|stin[
a]ga=sh[i]tko;| they| build | of willows,| a little | cabin looking like |
|sk[^u]’tash a|w[a]ldsha    3
|  blankets   |  they 
spread
sp[^u]’klishtat|tatat[a]k s[)e]|spukli[a].|T[a]tataks a h[^u]’nk|
over the    |when in it they |  sweat.   |     Whenever         |
sweating-lodge
| w[e]as|l[u]la,|tat[a]taks
|children| died,  | or when
a h[i]shuaksh|tch[i]m[)e]na,|sn[a]wedsh|w[
>e]nuitk,|[k=][^u]’[k=]i|
a husband   |    became     | (or) the  |   (is)    |  they weep   |
widower,        wife    | widowed,
|[k=][)e]lek[a]tko,|sp[^u]’klitcha
|for cause of death | go sweating
t[u]mi|shash[a]moks=l[o]latko;|t[u]nepni|
wa[
i]tash|tch[i]k| sa | many | relatives who have lost | five | days | then |they|
|h[^u]’uk|sp[^u]’klia.     6
|        |   sweat.
Shi[u]lakiank a| sha|kt[a]i| h[u]yuka |skoilaku[a]pkuk;|h[u]toks|
Gathering    |they| stones|  (they)   | to heap them up |  those  |
heat (them)    (after use);
|kt[a]i|[k=][a]-i tat[a]
| stones|    never
spukli[^u]’t[’]hu[=i]sh.|Sp[u]klish|l[<
i>u]p[)i]a|h[
u]yuka;| having been used for |Sweat lodge|in front of| they heat| sweating (them);
|[k=][e]lpka a|[a]t,| [i]lhiat   |[a]tui,
|heated (being)| when,| they bring  |at once, 
(them) inside
[k=][i]dshna ai|[^i]|[a]mbu,|kliul[a]la.|Sp[^u]’kli|a sha|
pour      | on | water, | sprinkle.  |   Sweat  |then |
them                                  they
|t[u]m[)e]ni|"hours";|[k=][e]lpkuk     9


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