Chahkabesh is swallowed by the giant fish

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Title: cahkâpêsh kâ-kî-kohcipanihikot mistamêsa - Chahkabesh is swallowed by the giant fish



Speaker: Xavier Sutherland



Dialect: Swampy Cree



Age Level: 4

Description

When Chahkabesh shoots an arrow at a bird and misses, it lands in the lake. He is too afraid to retrieve it, however, because of the strange creatures creating ripples on the surface. He tells his sister about it and she warns him never to return to that lake because if he goes into the water the fish would surely grab hold of him. Chahkabesh ignores the warning and jumps into that lake the very next day and is promptly swallowed by a fish. His sister grows worried when he doesn't come home and goes to the lake herself and hooks the fish that swallowed him. She slits the fish down the middle and saves Chahkabesh.

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Boy Animals Woman Monsters Supernatural Chahkabesh

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