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Story: The new maiden who ate the ostrich marrow from the thigh-bone of the ostrich without the knowledge of her people

Title

The new maiden who ate the ostrich marrow from the thigh-bone of the ostrich without the knowledge of her people

Collection

Lucy Lloyd |xam notebooks

Summary

A new maiden secretly eats the marrow from inside the ostrich's thigh-bone, although she is not supposed to.

Comments

1) p.5405v: this story was told to Dia!kwain by his mother (‚Ȇkamme-an); the |xam names for the marrow that used to be inside the ostrich's thigh-bone, 2) This story is found in Book V-18

Contributors

Dia!kwain (David Hoesar) (V)

Date

23 November 1875 (started)

Categories

New maidens, Custom and daily life

Keywords

new maiden (who ate the ostrich marrow without the knowledge of her people) , new maiden (her confinement) , new maiden (the preparation of her food) , new maiden (her work) , new maiden (the new girl) , new maiden (her seclusion in a hut) , new maiden (her actions) , new maiden (ceremonies and rituals relating to) , new maiden (food eaten by) , new maiden (prohibitions relating to) , new maiden (may not eat certain things) , new maiden (old women feed and care for her) , new maiden (avoidance behaviour of) , new maiden (may not handle meat) , new maiden (and why ostrich-bones have no marrow) , new maiden (the treatment of) , new maiden (caring for) , new maiden (works the game) , new maiden (the time when she can work with things) , game (its flesh and new maidens) , game (its things and new maidens) , game (and new maidens) , game (and the new maiden who ate ostrich marrow without the knowledge of her people) , food (prepared for new maidens) , food (eaten and avoided by new maidens) , food (the handling of by new maidens) , food (and the new maiden who ate ostrich marrow without the knowledge of her people) , food (the eating of marrow is prohibited for new maidens) , ostrich (its marrow) , ostrich (its thigh-bones formerly had marrow) , ostrich (why its bones have no marrow) , ostrich (and the new maiden who ate ostrich marrow without the knowledge of her people) , ostrich (the eating of marrow is prohibited for new maidens) , hut (for the seclusion of the new maiden) , hut (and the new maiden who ate ostrich marrow without the knowledge of her people) , ceremony (for new maidens) , ceremony (and the new maiden who ate ostrich marrow without the knowledge of her people) , bones (why ostrich-bones have no marrow) , bones (and the story of the new maiden who ate ostrich marrow without the knowledge of her people)

Story Pages

5406-5418

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