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Songs of the Tewa, by Herbert Joseph Spinden, [1933], at

p. 106


Our old women gods, we ask you!
Our old women gods, we ask you!
Then give to us long life together,
May we live until our frosted hair
Is white; may we live till then
This life that now we know!

Our old women gods,
Come hither,
Take this!
Long life give us
And our people!

We bring you meal
For arm-leg nourishment
Then grant to us
Our span of life
And to our children also!

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