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Just then, with a loud thundering noise, the parents showed up. There were many that came flying, and now they were about to land.

D., when it and the kindred Chiwere peoples (Oto, Ioway, Missouria) separated from one another.

How much further back in time one can go before the language spoken by the predecessor people becomes unintelligible to modern Hočąk speakers is an open question. At that depth of time, it becomes very difficult to say anything about what stories may have existed.

If you don't, I'll cut you with my beaver teeth," he said to him. (25) And he said to them, "What do you say to cause your parents to come? More will be said on these alleged auxiliary figures as the interpretation progresses.

" "When we call them, they always come back." "Then say it." Then they said it. They said, "Because you are crazed upon the earth, you are in the wilderness atop a hill," he said. Right away as they had returned, they were already, even now, struck at. The two Hočąk Twins are known as "Flesh" and "(Little) Ghost." The latter is sometimes not referred to by name at all, but by an elliptic description (for reasons of taboo?

The Ioway Twins are attacked by lightning, but instead of fighting back, they merely find clever ways of avoiding being struck. As soon as he had gone, a little later the one who has a stump for a grandmother said, "Flesh, right away your father ordered us to go south to the hill. Up above, even I myself, they do not call 'Rains as He Walks'," he said and he kicked him with his toes. Let's knock down pigeons." They did a lot of pigeon bashing. "Flesh, knocking down pigeons is such a pleasure, yet you're sleeping," he said. Then when they knocked down one of the pigeons, they would clap their mouths and give a mighty shout for themselves. The same is true of the pipe smoker, who is at sufficient remove from the other figures that it is less tempting to include him in the action.

In their travels to forbidden places they find something unusual — One day they came to some incredibly steep cliffs, so they said to each other, "Let's climb these odd looking cliffs." When they finally reached the top, there, unexpectedly, were two bird's nests.

We are able to show the whole of Panel 5 by the kind permission of the authors and Prairie Smoke Press, the publishers of The characters portrayed in Panel 5 do indeed correspond to familiar characters in Hočąk stories, and the central actions of this panel fit rather nicely a particular story.The Painting and Siouan Prehistory The Battle of the Twins with the Thunderbirds The Figures of the Twins The Red Paint on the Image of Ghost The Double Helix The Rayed Orbs The Nestlings Great Black Hawk Blankets Lost and Found The Red Horn Figure and the Mother of the Twins Bluehorn and the Pipe Smoker The Seven Rays of the Orbs The Seven Helices of Ghost's "Apron" The Turtle Figure Conclusions an area that came to be within the Hočąk hunting grounds, sometime after the ill fortunes the French visited upon the Fox nation. 1640, the area may well have been occupied by the Hočągara. One of these, Panel 5, is of special interest, since it is a single composition that almost certainly deals with mythological themes.Panel 5 is also known as the "Red Horn" panel on the basis of its interpretation as an incident in that demigod's adventures on earth." He replied, "My parents have named me 'Smashes the Tree Tops'." "The name 'Smashes the Tree Tops' is certainly an odd one," they said to each other."Well, now, Breaks the Tree Tops," they said, "about when do your parents generally come home?" "Oh," he replied, "they will come whenever we call them." The boys said, "Well then, go ahead and call them." So Breaks the Tree Tops said, "All right." He called them by singing this song: When the birds spoke of them as "crazy," the younger brother got angry.