A Pipe From the Seven Stars

- Blackfoot -

The same man who got the pipe from a worm went out to hunt. After a time he decided to go up on a mountain-top to fast and sleep. He had been there four days when he heard singing from above: -

"The Seven Stars say,
'My pipe is powerful.'"
"Old man says,
'My pipe is powerful.'
He hears me."

Looking up, he saw that the smallest one of the Seven Stars was singing. Then it became a person, and gave him a medicine-pipe.

Anthropological Papers American Museum of Natural History, Vol. II, 1908.

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