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The sky tree
Terms in this set (20)
In the begining what was earth covered with
Where did people live when earth was covered with water
Where did people get food in sky land ?
The great tree
What was the old Chiefs wife names?
What does Aataentsic mean ?
Where did the chief and his wife live
In the long house near the tree
What happened to the chief in the beginning of the story
He became sick and nothing could cure him
What was the Chiefs dream?
He dreamed the fruit from the tip of the sky tree would cure him.
What did the chief ask Aataentsic to do because of his dream
He asked her to cut down the sky tree and get the fruit from the top
What did Aataentsic use to cut down the tree
Her husbands stone ax
How did the tree fall
It split in half and fell through a hole that opened in sky land
What was the first thing Aataentsic after the tree fell from sky land
She told her husband what had happened and told him she must follow the tree
How did Aataentsic go after the tree
She jumped out of the hole in skyland and fell towards earth
What animal saw Aataentsic fall toward earth ?
What did turtle do ?
He called together all the water animals and asked what they should do
What did the water animals say
They told turtle he has to figure out what to do and tell them
What plan did turtle come up with
All the animals must go to the bottoms of the ocean get soil and place it on turtles back
What were the animals that helped turtle
Beaver mink muskrat and otter
What did the animals make
And large island for Aataentsic to land on
How did the story resolve
Aataentsic settled gently on the new earth and the great tree fell and took root