Shape Shifter

In the beginning of all things, wisdom and knowledge were with the animals; for Tirawa, the One Above, did not speak directly to man. He sent certain animals to tell men that he showed himself through the beasts, and that from them, and from the star and the sun and the moon, man should learn. Tirawa spoke to man through his works.
Chief Letakots-Lesla of the Pawnee Tribe to Natalie Curtis, c. 1904. The Indians' Book, An Offering by the American Indians of Indian Lore, Musical and Narrative, to Form a Record of the Songs and Legends of Their Race, New York, 1907.

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