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Spider Old Woman’s “Club”

When Leo Frachtenberg was working with Hanis speaker James Buchanan just over a century ago, he recorded a text about Spider Old Woman and her Grandson, which he printed in his book “Coos Texts” (pages 59-70) (see blog sidebar for … Continue reading

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Sweat Lodges

I thought I’d put up something about sweat lodges.  Annie Miner Peterson, Jim Buchanan, Lottie Evanoff, and Frank Drew all talked about them some, yet each person’s descriptions are, at time, subtly different.  I think it is due in part … Continue reading

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