steak, which had been sizzling before the fire, were then served, while the Chief entertained his guests with strange monotonous songs, accompanworn by t
ied by the "shishiquoi," or rattle. Full justice having been done to these and other Indian delicacies, Machecawa addressed the new Chief, the interphe men, an
retation of his remarks being as follows: "Our white brother will never inspire his enemies with feelings of awe or fear if he does not wear war-paind their co
im?" "No! No!! No!!!" said the new Chief. "Soot and grease and ochre are for Indians, not for white men." Whereupon the Indian said: "It is the custom of our chiefs to chose a manitou, who will protect them in times of danger and who will give them success in thhair floa
e chase." "Tell them," replied the new Chief, "that the white man's Manitou is a Great Spirit whom we call 'Our Father,' and he saves and keeps and protects us by night and by day." "Will the new Chief then permit us to graven on his body the form of this Greatted in the
Spirit?" "The form of the Spirit has been engraven on my body," he replied, "when He created me in His likeness." The little group of settlers observed that a white dog, the mystic animal of many tribes, was being tied to the end of an upright pole. Presently thbreeze.