Why the loon's feet are near the tail

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Title: mwâkwa wêhc'-îshinâkwaniliki osita - Why the loon's feet are near the tail



Speaker: Gilbert Faries



Dialect:
Moose Cree


Age Level: 4

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It is said that the loon's feet are near its tail because, during a feast, the loon tried to seduce Shingibish's wife. Angered, Shingibish kicked the loon as he tried to run away and crippled his feet to that position near its tail.

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Animals Birds

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