The Chinooks were practising incantations to bring the longed-for salmon.
The belief of the Chinooks in this respect is perhaps a typical one.
Espying the chief's house, however, the Chinooks approached it.
This was agreed to, and Blue Jay was selected to dive for the Chinooks.
The Chinooks say that the human race was created by Italapas, the Coyote.
The second is that by which they are known to the Chinooks, and through them to the whites.
The factory had to depend, in a great measure, on the Chinooks for provisions.
The Chinooks of Oregon believe in the usual race of magnified non-natural men, who preceded humanity.
But among other tribes as well as among the Chinooks Italapas, the Coyote, is a beneficent deity.
Another mischievous deity of the Chinooks and other western peoples is Blue Jay.