The bird chief

Wazhi˝┤ga-ma┤ bthu┤gaxti we┤bo˝-biama┤. Wazhi˝┤ga wi˝o˝┤wa ma┤xe ke┤ta
The birds (pl. ob.) / all / they called them, they say. / Bird / which one / upper world / at the /

a┤ta gio˝┤ shi┤ tha┤thi˝she┤ nudo˝┤ho˝ga shni˝┤ tate┤ ha, a┤-biama┤. Ki bthu┤gaxti
furthest / flying / you reach / you who move / leader / hou be / shall / said, they say. / And / all /

e┤kito˝ha┤xti mo˝┤shi atha┤-biama┤. Ki Ki┤xaxa┤dzho˝ aka┤ Xitha┤ a┤hi˝ kigthe┤ hi˝
at equal heights / high in the air / went, they say. / And / Wren / the (sub.) / Eagle / wing / beneath / feathers /

shku┤be tho˝ ugthi˝┤-biama┤. Go˝┤ wazhi˝┤ga ama┤ bthu┤gaxti a┤hi˝ uzhe┤tha-bi ego˝┤, hide┤
thick / the part / sat in, they say. / And / bird / the (pl. sub.) / all / wing / tired, they say / as, / below /

gi┤-bi ki, e┤-no˝ atha┤-biama┤ Xitha┤ ama┤. Ki Xitha┤ thi˝ sheto˝┤ ama┤ ki, Ki┤xaxa┤dzho˝
were returning, they say / when, / he only / went, they say / Eagle / the (mv. sub.). / And / Eagle / the (mv. one) / was so far, they say / when, / Wren /

ama┤ a┤kiho˝ atha┤-biama┤. Ki wazhi˝┤ga ama┤ bthu┤gaxti hide┤ gthi┤-bi ki, Xitha┤
the (mv. sub.) / beyond / went, they say. / And / bird / the (pl. sub.) / all / below / had returned, they say / when, / Eagle /

ama┤-no˝ go˝┤texti ki agthi┤-biama┤. Ki she┤no˝-bi e┤sko˝ ethe┤go˝-bi ego˝┤,
the (mv. sub.) only / a long time / when / returned, they say. / And / enough, they say / perhaps / they thought, they say / as (+having), /

wa┤thawa┤-biama┤ wazhi˝┤ga ama┤. E┤githe Ki┤xaxa┤dzho˝ e┤-no˝ gthi┤azhi ama┤. Ki
they counted them, they say / bird / the (pl. sub.). / Behold / Wren / only he / had not returned, they say. / And /

itha┤pa-biama┤. E┤githe agthi┤-biama┤ go˝┤gexti ki. Xitha┤ o˝┤xtikithe┤go˝ ama┤ ki,
they waited for him, they say. / At length / he returned, they say / a long time / when. / Eagle / was thinking too highly of himself, / they say / when, /

e┤githe Ki┤xaxa┤dzho˝ aka┤ e┤ a┤ta ga┤xaii┤-biama┤.
behold / Wren / the (sub.) / that / chief one / was made, they say. /