January 28, 2002

The Forgotten Ear of Corn


Source: Arikara Legend

An Arikara woman was once gathering corn from the field to store away
for winter use. She passed from stalk to stalk, tearing off the ears and
dropping them into her folded robe. When all was gathered she started to go,
when she heard a faint voice, like a child’s, weeping and calling.

This story has permanently moved to Arikara Oral Story

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