Two Killerwhales

Collected by Julia Averkieva from the Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl) of Vancouver Island, Canada. According to legend all great chiefs who die are transformed into killerwhales. Killerwhales are believed to be closely related to humans, thus allowing the transformation.

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Step 2 - R3, passing through R5 loop from above and under R2f, hooks up R2n, while L3, passing through L5 loop from above and under L2f and L2n, hooks up L1f; release 5 loop and extend.