Story: The !koa (or Muishond)
The !koa (or Muishond)
A song of the Early Race in which the !koa (or Muishond) cuts off his own flesh with his knife and cooks and eats it, until his body grows small from all the cutting. He asks the west wind what to do.
1) p.7157v: |han≠kass'o heard this story from his mother (|xabbi-an), 2) p.7195v: see Names of |han≠kass'o's relations, 3) p.7196v: see Names for certain winds, 4) p.7204v: |han≠kass'o says his mother did not tell him what happened to the Muishond (the song ends inconclusively), but that he must have left his flesh alone and gone to a different place to hunt, 5) This story is found in Book VIII-13
2 July 1878 (started)
Early Race (or First Bushmen, or !xwe ||na ss'o !kui) , Early Race (a song of the First Bushmen) , Early Race (and the !koa or Muishond) , Early Race (when animals were people) , Early Race (when people were foolish) , Muishond (!koa) , Muishond (who cooks and eats his body which grows smaller) , Muishond (who ate his own flesh) , Muishond (asks the west wind for assistance) , Muishond (was formerly a person) , Muishond (is a man of the Early Race) , Muishond (his foolish actions) , song (about the !koaor Muishond who ate his own flesh) , song (of the First Bushmen) , wind (west) , wind (and the !koa or Muishond who asks it for assistance) , wind (called the 'Great West') , name (of the west wind) , name (the Muishond is called the !koa)