Two Mallard Ducks

Collected by Julia Averkieva from the Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl) of Vancouver Island, Canada. According to legend mallard ducks were originally blind women digging for clover and cinquefoil root. Qaneqelaku (a myth person) gave them eyesight by spitting on their eyes. He later turned them into birds.

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Step 2 - L1 rotates a full turn away to introduce a twist into its loop; R1 does the same.