Sun, Moon, and Star

Collected by Julia Averkieva from the Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl) of Vancouver Island, Canada. According to legend it was Raven who placed Sun, Moon, and Stars in the sky. At the beginning of the world the sun was kept in a box owned by Gull-Woman. Raven tricked her and thus gained possession of the box, which he opened.

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Step 6 - 3, withdrawing from the 345 loop, joins 2; 2 and 3, passing through the upper 1 loop from above, trap lower 1n (a transverse string) between them; 23 rotates away and up, drawing lower 1n through the upper 1 loop and the 23 loop, which slips off in the process; release 1 loops and extend.