Monday, August 15, 2016

WEEK 15, SCATTERING

THE LENAPE HISTORY OF North AMERICA,
AD 1355
After him, Snow Bird was chief.
He spoke of the south.
.
Wtenk nekama sakimanep
 chilili shawaniluen.
(Original recorded sounds.)
 __________________________
Which of the original sounds might describe “Snowbird?”
.
Where do Snow Birds spend the winter?
.
What type of “hair do”
does this Snowbird have?
.
What is the pictograph trying to tell us?

AD 1356
 
That our fathers
 should possess it
by scattering abroad.
.
Wokenapi nitaton
 wullaton apakchikton.
(Original recorded sounds.)
___________________________
.
What HAIR DOs do the heads wear?
.
What might those HAIR Dos mean?
.
Why would thousands
 of LENAPE
 have to scatter?
.
Why couldn’t they push through the people
south of them?
.
AD 1537
 
Snow Bird went south,
White Beaver went east.
.
Shawaniwaen chilili,
wapaniwaen tamakwi.
(Original recorded sounds.)
 __________________________
Where, exactly,
did Snowbird’s group go?
.
What might 
White Beaver mean?
.
Where, exactly, did 
White Beaver’s group go?
.
How do we know; 
EXACTLY,
where the groups went?

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