Viewing page 53 of 434

[[page number in pencil in top right corner]]  188
[[stamped page number in top margin]]  190

[[note in blue pencil in top margin]]
[[circled]] 11 - 1904 [[/circled]] [[/note in blue pencil]]
[[notes in red ink in top margin]]
[[underline]] 30 pp. [[/underline]] 190-219 & 92-143
withdrawn for Tsimshian to be printed in Vol. V. Mus. Nat. Hist. [[/notes in red ink]]
[[notes in pencil in top margin]]
190-219 = New MS. pp.
[[underline]] to be printed NY [[/underline]] Destroy
[[/notes in pencil]]

GēẊīdā       lāī   D,ā  D,gādāḵī  lāxā  Yās,dāgīn
Come from they say the   woman  to that  stekeen

Līgādā       D,gūmqālāgās  lā  lāī māyūLīdā     s,ā
  ¯          ¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯
her name was ............ then she confined she the

Bābāgūm,     Hīẋīdā     āmlā   Wīs   Dīs,āmẋīdī
little boy right away they say he  turn into stone

Dā     Gānāw,āmẋdī    Xā  lā  W,ālās  nāˀgē   lāx
the child the passed that now large  mountain at

Yās,dāgēn  W,āẋām    Līgādā lān Gīs     GāLālāx
      ¯                ¯        ¯       ¯
stekeen   he have, a ...... and I don't  know

Līgāmāsā      nāˀgē         ,  lā  lāī   WīW,āgā      nūqī
  ¯                                           ¯
the name of his the mountain, then she got brothers that her

Transcription Notes:
"stekeen" may refer to the Stikeen River in British Columbia, an area of the Tlingit tribes, north of the Kwakiutl tribes

Please note that the language and terminology used in this collection reflects the context and culture of the time of its creation, and may include culturally sensitive information. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution, but is available in its original form to facilitate research. For questions or comments regarding sensitive content, access, and use related to this collection, please contact