…When Death Spirit heard of Coyote’s folly he was deeply angered.
He immediately appeared to Coyote who was alone on the prairie howling into the dust.
“You…you…you… congenital transgressor!” spat Death Spirit in his rage, “I told you not to do anything foolish of this sort. You were about to establish the practice of returning from death for the coming race but now they will have to deal with things as they are.”
Coyote howled and howled into the dust.
“I will return to the Lodge of the Dead,” Coyote said to himself and start the whole thing over.”
Coyote started out the next morning, retracing the steps that he and Death Spirit had taken together.
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