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Tsimshian Texts by Franz Boas, 1902
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Told By Moses

There was a man who never slept in his house.  he always lay at the edge of his smoke-hole.  Therefore he grew exceedingly strong.  When he went to gather firewood, he pulled out a whole tree and carried it home on his shoulder.  In the evening, when he had eaten, he went up and lay down at the edge of the smoke-hole.  He never lay down in his house.  Therefore his name was Smoke-hole.  Nobody could carry what he was able to carry.  He always carried firewood on his shoulders.  He carried who trees on his shoulders.