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1. "How are the Indians on cats?""I never saw one. Plenty of dogs, though.""They eat the dogs, don't they?""That's the Shoshones," I said. "A dog or coyote is sacred to a Comanche. You would be cursed.""But they do eat human beings occasionally?""That's the Tonkawas," I said."Never the Comanches.""A Comanche who ate a man would be killed by the tribe immediately, because supposedly it becomes an addiction.""Interesting," he said. He was scratching his chin. "And this Sun Dance they all talk about?""That's the Kiowas," I said. "We never did that."
Author: Philipp Meyer
2. "In Shoshone, there's a saying. It's a long one, and it doesn't have an English equivalent, so bear with me.Sutummu tukummuinna. It means, I don't speak your language, and you don't speak mine. But I still understand you. I don't need to walk in your footsteps if I can see the footprints you left behind."
Author: Rose Christo
3. "English is an outrageous tangle of those derivations and other multifarious linguistic influences, from Yiddish to Shoshone, which has grown up around a gnarly core of chewy, clangorous yawps derived from ancestors who painted themselves blue to frighten their enemies."
Author: Roy Blount Jr.

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