Story: The Quagga's story
The Quagga's story
The Quagga, who fed her hungry child with a piece of her own liver, and whose death was caused by her husband, the Jackal, who put poisoned pieces of sharp bone into her bed, because his relations said that he had married 'meat'. Her death was avenged by her own family. In the Katkop dialect, by !kwéiten ta ||kën (L VI.-1. 3898-3915).
1) The page numbers in this book (VI-1) are duplicates of those in notebook IV-4, 2) Date on p.3909: 13 December; p.3913: 16 December, 3) p.3897v: this story was told to !kweiten ta ||ken by her mother (≠kamme-an) and grandmother when she was a child, 4) This story is found in Book VI-1
Quagga (young Quagga sits in Creeboom) , Quagga (young Quagga cries on Jackal's cooking pots) , Quagga (her people avenge her death) , Quagga (her story) , Quagga (is killed with poisoned bones) , Quagga (her liver is broiled) , Quagga (the Jackal is her husband) , Quagga (her grandparents) , Quagga (dies under Creeboom) , Quagga (her people avenge her death) , Quagga (is 'meat') , Quagga (is killed by Jackals) , Quagga (and Tortoise) , Quagga (feeds her child her liver) , Quagga (marries a Jackal) , Jackal (the Quagga's story) , Jackal (pierces his wife with bones) , Jackal (his people say he has married meat) , Jackal (poisons his wife the Quagga) , Jackal (Jackal's cooking pots) , Jackal (Jackal's cook Quagga) , Jackal (Jackal's taste Quagga's liver) , Tortoise (the Quagga's story) , Tortoise (gives Quagga's liver to Jackal)