W̓ii N̓agum Ts’akhl Hagwil̓ooḵ’

Sim’oogit: Hlidax̱
Pdeeḵ: Lax̱gibuu
Wiln̓aat’ahl: Gitlax̱gwanks
Wilp: Hlabikskw
Miinhl Gihlee’e: Nidii wilaakst
G̱an̓agwit: 30 ft.
K’uuhl wil gahlkwt: Nidii wilaakst

Wilaa jabihl adoḵs w̓itkw hli ts’iw̓int:

1. W̓ii n̓agum g̱aythl gat
2. Gat, m̓in-dox̱hl an’unt ahl ḵ’ets’t
3. W̓ii n̓agum ts’aḵ (ksax̱ ts’al̓)
4. Gat
5. W̓ii n̓agum ts’aḵ
6. Nox̱hl smax g̱anhl hlgit (ksax̱ ts’al̓)

Wil hitkwt:

Git’iks wil hitkwhl w̓ii n̓agum ts’aḵhl hagwil̓ooḵ’. Nidiit sim wilaaxdiit wil g̱enx̱t ii wisin-yatskwt ii lakwdiit loot. Ligii saḵ’apdihl 1903 g̱anhl 1927 wil wilt.

K’iil’iks adaawaḵhl ptsaan ts’iuuxw dim wila n’eesda’ahl adaawaḵ

Long Sharp Nose Monster

Chief: Hlidax̱
Tribe: Wolf
Clan: Gitlax̱gwanks
House: Hlabikskw
Carver: unknown
Height: 30 feet (estimate)
Year: unknown

Crest figures from top to bottom:

1. Person with tall hat
2. Person with hands raised to chin
3. Long Sharp Nose (face only)
4. Person
5. Long Sharp Nose (with body)
6. Bear Mother & Cub (faces only)

Location:

The pole of the Long Sharp Nose Monster stood at the village of Git’iks. Little is known about it, as it fell down and was subsequently chopped into firewood sometime between 1903 and 1927.

Click 'Story of the Pole' below to continue the story.

Historical Pictures of Long Sharp Nose Monster in Gitiks (click for larger image)

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