Story: Crows and a note on secretary birds
Crows and a note on secretary birds
Another version of the story of the Crow Messengers appears, here, in connexion with the adventure related above [The Mantis and |kwammana visit the Dassie's house]; /kwámmana and his companion being, in this instance, those who were found by the successful bird (Corvus scapulatus). (L VIII.-2. 6147-6157). How a crow will indicate the place of the springbok and how a child must look for it when grandfather has gone out hunting. Why the neck-feathers are white.
1) Date on p.6162: 2 February, 2) p.6145v: accounting for the naming of the crow 'carry feathers', 3) see also The Crow's story: the Crows are sent out to search for husbands or The !kagen ka Kkomm's story and the |hunn ta kkomm's story and The sending of the Crows or Crows sent out to look for husbands, 4) This story is found in Book VIII-2
30 January – 2 February 1878
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