Letter:  TtemiN-wa?u to Her Daughter, Mary Napesha, at Santee Agency, NE

\ti Te-mi˝-wa'u, a Ponka woman, to her daughter, Mary
  Napesha, at Santee Agency, Nebraska.    
\op Thia┤di thido˝┤be go˝the┤de t'e┤e he. Wa┤xa-na┤zhi˝
  thido˝┤be go˝┤thai. I˝sh'a┤ge
\tr Your father / to see you / wished, but / he is dead / .
  / Waqa-najin / to see you / wished. / Old man /
\rf jod 1890:690.6    
\op t'e┤e he. Thito˝┤ge thido˝┤be go˝the┤de, thi┤shi'e
  wathi┤to˝ e┤go˝, o˝ga┤tha-ba┤zhi
\tr is dead / . / Your younger sister / to see you / wished,
  but, / your sister's husband / works / as, / we do not go
  /
\rf jod 1890:690.7    
\op to˝┤gato˝. Ma┤thadi thito˝┤ge nu┤zhi˝ga wi˝┤ i┤dathe┤de,
  gi┤t'ee he┤. She┤ta te
\tr we shall. / Last winter / your younger sister / boy /
  one / gave birth to, but, / he is dead to her / . / Yonder
  / the /
\rf jod 1890:690.8    
\op e'o˝┤ thi˝ge┤ thana┤zhi˝, shi˝┤gazhi˝┤ga tho˝ka┤ e'o˝┤
  thi˝ge┤ nazhi˝┤ ki, awa┤na'o˝
\tr nothing / being the matter / you stand, / child / the
  ones who / nothing / the matter / they stand / if, / I
  hear of them /
\rf jod 1890:690.9    
\op ko˝┤btha. Thiso˝┤ga aka┤ no˝bo˝┤ i˝de┤-waga┤xe gthi┤thai
  he. I˝sh'a┤ge aka┤
\tr I wish. / Your younger brother / the (sub.) / twice /
  "face-picture" / has sent it back / . / Old man / the
  (sub.) /
\rf jod 1890:690.10    
\op ga┤tata┤to˝ wake┤ga a-i┤ te sho˝┤sho˝ i┤t'e he.
  U'o˝┤thi˝ge┤ thito˝┤ge aka┤ thido˝┤be
\tr from that unseen place / sick / he was coming / the /
  continuing / died from it / . / For no reason / your
  younger sister / the (sub.) / to see you /
\rf jod 1890:690.11    
\op go˝┤thai.
\tr wishes. /
\rf jod 1890:690.12  

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