there, it took them several more days to find the trapper. He
had died of a heart attack while chopping wood and his body had
been covered by drifting snow. They dug a hole in the frozen
earth and buried him. They then set out for the coast so that
the constable could catch the steam ship from Kincolith. It was
February and extremely cold. By the time they got to Red Bluff
they had run out of food.
bakwdiit, ii nidiit t'ilt wadiithl wana'am jaayeehlit-gi. Hasiipgum
goothl ha-nuwt. Yukwhl yatslakwt ii nii-daawihl wilt. Sim nii-mitkwhl
maakws lax'u wil sgit. Nigan nidiit t'ilt wadiit. Wil k'iit ksi-wok'diithl
daawim ts'eets'iks, ii niwilt wok'diit gat. Wil k'ii anuu angeets
wilaa hlo'odiit, sim wilaa gwilks nii-t'aahl wotsmaan lax stiim
boot, ahl Gingolx. Hlaat wadiithl Red Bluff ahl txas Buxwlaks
wil huwildiit, ii lukw'il sakhl laxha. Hlaa goodahl wineexdiit.
Wil k'ii sigootkwdiithl dim hisjoksdiit, hlaa gal ts'axwhl sakhl
laxha. Dim gibadiithl dim ts'uusgim aamhl laxha.