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origin of them. The songs- the ceremony were given to Ta-wa-kix or the whale from the big waters to give to man [[strikethrough]] fr [[/strikethrough]]] by Te-wa-wa. I see now why Skee dee Pipe Dance are better & sweeter with deep feeling. The first Pipe Dance given was given by Ske-dees to the people of the wonderful water- Missouri River- the Omahas, The old Omahas will tell you that the Skidees were the first. One of the other bands sent a man there to listen for it was noised through camps that a new wonderful dance- was going on - The Eagles were not Known at this time but the arrival ^[[Ta-wa-kix]] gave them power to get the Eagles - You can see Frank La Flesher sang some of the songs and the old man did not know them. As soon as I finish [[strikethrough]]ed[[/strikethrough]] the story I shall send you and you must put it in good English and make corrections. I do not read over for I have not the time. I am now in this bank getting better wages than I got at the other place- any way if the Com of Indian Affairs sees fit to try me in some position I should be thankful
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