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"So short a time to learn so much?" Part 1, Introduction, pg. 9

"Don't be sorry for yourself because you are going to so remote a parish. Be sorry for the Indians. You know nothing and they must teach you." Part 1, Chapter 1, pg. 12

"The myths are the village and the winds and the rains. The river is the village, and the black and white killer whales that herd the fish to the end of the inlet the better to gobble them. The village is the salmon who comes up the river to spawn, the seal who follows the salmon and bites off his head, the bluejay whose name is like the sound he makes - 'Kwiss-kwiss.' The village is the talking bird, the owl, who calls the name of the man who is going to die." Part 1, Chapter 1, pg. 19

"He respected our customs. And what will he say when he...

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