Story: Gemsbok hunting
A partly translated story about a man hunting gemsbok, sees a transformed lion and steps on his poisoned arrow, which pierces his foot, poisoning him.
1) p.8774v: |han≠kass'o heard this from his maternal grandfather (Tsatsi); names and details of the protagonist's relations given by |han≠kass'o; he does not know the man's name but seems to have known his brothers (the Streeps); they were `Mountain Bushmen' (see p.8772v), 2) This story is found in Book VIII-31
31 August 1879 (started)
gemsbok (that became a lion) , gemsbok (their nature and habits) , gemsbok (that did not look like other gemsbok and had no horns) , gemsbok (tactics in hunting) , gemsbok (lying in wait for) , gemsbok (transform themselves into a lion) , arrow (and the hunter who stepped on his own that was poisoned) , arrow (and the man's accident while hunting gemsbok) , hunting (tactics for gemsbok) , hunting (accidents) , hunting (and the hunter who stood on his own poisoned arrow) , lion (the gemsbok who became one when hunted) , transformation (gemsbok become lions when they are being hunted) , magic powers (gemsbok transform themselves into lions when being hunted)