Spáth qes te Slílk'yap
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Háwe
Receiving a xwélmexw name
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Skw'ékw'qáq
-- How the Robin got his red breast
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Tháyem te Léx̲wtel
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X̲ex̲pítsel
How the chipmunk got its stripes
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X̲pá:yelhp
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Lets'lóts'tel
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Yeláwel éy
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Hálx̲eywa
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Xwe'ít te swáyel Létse
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Xwe'ít te swáyel Isá:le
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Xwe'ít te swáyel Lhí:xw
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Xwe'ít te swáyel X̲eó'thel
Weather 4
Xwe'it te swayel Lhq'á:tses
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xwe'ít te swáyel X̲e'ó'thel
Listen to the elder Ts'áts'elex̱wot

xwe'ít te swáyel X̲e'ó'thel

Látelh o cha su mes pélekw te syóqwem, x̲ét'e te swíyeqe
(it is) morning and towards.the.river (it) will come (to) rise the sun, said the man.
In the morning the sun is going to be out, that's what the man said.
Osu le hóy téxwswáyel qesulh me pélekw te shxwe'áthetel
So past finish later day (past noon) and so came (to) appear the clouds.
Later in the afternoon the clouds are going to come out.
O cha ulh lhémexw x̱et'e tutl'o
Oh (future) already (be) raining, said he
It's gonna rain again, he said.

Audio Halq’eméylem English
lhém:exw raining
swí:qe man, male (creature or plant)
pél:ékw to appear, become visible
x̲et'e be saying, say
shxw'áthetel cloud
ulh already
lá:t to become night, get dark
texwswáyel midday, noon
látelh morning
hóy be finished, be done
syó:qwem sun

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