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


Ones of the Northern Lake
Corn-Silk-Women ye are,
And now ye come to us!

Then lay long life at once upon us,
And upon our children
The love of all the gods!

May our children have many children
And our girls of San Juan live long!

And now we seek to hear
The Corn-Silk-Women say
Such words as we have said!

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Long life now we ask,
And to be loved,
And to rear many children,
And to be given kindly fates!

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