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   Green-Bay Intelligencer (Newspaper) - December 11, 1833, Navarino, Wisconsin                               reen- eneer. NAVAUINO, DECfiMBEftt II, MYTHOLOGY tbe methods which hare tofcn aboriginal character, ublithing Indian My- been the teast resorted to. It i much easier to rnttnt an in- i romance, regardkw of plain. ,butcharacleriaiic facts, that an inseparable is well from Civilised Iji'f, than to obtain, tbruugn the and if'er. unsatisfactory medium of interrreters, .ji tbe still more difficult one, of learning an Indian Language, the outlines of those fab- taies, which ire m constant use among ery fealLer aad er the stick t track the >of which, wtottv- WJRh, Uutteied ud after, oar tfeMumr MM. and to he gne- 1 ceiving so grotf u outage from tuc nbuitec i to i.W. Wiec l. C? ot tbe Rnrera on the Wttt. and ia ._ i i cwcvtiov ftMtfcwtth to a. IN. wifc.lMikathe.kMM jj i briof rich return to hw village and Iricnda. tie U-ft furthermore ordered and froffl sung their vai twaa. She entered Uttf lodge, and (unpareeived by turn) laid off her mtttk. which wu en- tirely composed of UK of women.------ Before folding, she gat e it several t they uttered loud and repeated tad laughter, in which the 01 d hag joined. Noth- ing could frightened him nttttt than UwM which be ceu.'d iu manner i lodge. Red Head approached with tender- couutry, of eoul importance lathe accottullor.- Aftef laying by themode, sbt j ness, and entreated young bride to re- mfnt ojtke Fox V directly up to our advetiiurea, having j argument was urged and every eomirt Ritrrt, togttktr wfrft tke been all this time aware of his being there motive propocedin vain. During this cogfer- j (JUjfatM Ike mow (A of fax ris uun' the the lodge, fottowed by Rod Head, and walked to the beach near where they landed. It was evening. the kagthning tiatdowa had j (alien between them and the people at the Mbject with the of i_J__, _ i L. I w r Green Hay it to the to Chicaufo and re it no contrary to hii apprehensiong, the much dreaded little old goJJtos" to liLu m the language ;f kindness anil ud bade him neither to fear nor tor -t ui i i-i as means of cummutticiitiiig, accord. colons, useful and moral Snina of these have been politely furnished i'3 by a gentleman of this place, who rcceiv. oil from the mnutln of the native nar- ratori, ivnl one of which we jrive In nicwnting them to uur readers, it must be miscd. Unit object w not so much to rive liighly B'.cturps, as to furtiish and featurei of Indian clia- TUB KGD HEAD. Towards spring Iiiitiaiijit wlio have lieeit llse in JJH: limiting lolurn lo uitir uhuges m ijrtat iiuin'jti'f, tlcs- itute of food. AIIUUIJ; Ilium Iiuuuver, there lure- some who bare something where iwilh tu supiwrt themselvES or are ivilliitg to liiunt Vor game near iheir vitiate. These move from the large assonifaiics, in separate lain Lcs, To the forests. A family of this description, composed of a man, IHS wife, ainl one sun, a lad about 15 years of age, named Oakehee oaph Wurcli- (sipnryinjtlie child great de- and Eougl'.t an tixlen- Tiiey arrived at a place cariy tliu 4ht 4ky, to their ivantM. The wife ;reatcd while ttiu liMPtiriiid ihw thr- cvdtiinjf hu returned with mill tiio exercises of son desircfl to fetch a rivt-r hard by. lie-replied il dark a'.icl do J.ircd" nnt po. No the father brought it. residence of a HUMOUS and cel- tureleo wmriur iKuruja Rtil ilt-aJ, renotmcd for his and 'JPhe nlen neighhoriry villages had altempfed in vain to take Ins Vnlp be and subtle for tiieir valor or lit hvcd on an'lsland in tbe middle protector. She tiien took hiui iota her lodge him food and spread him J. couch, in the morning she inquired after welfare and asked his motives fur visiting he t part of the country, lie gate her his history stated his difficulties, tiie manner he bad been ihs'raced. She cheered him witli tbe assur- rwicc, they had theniMlvea uyeo' the j er, so M to ferat a complete Boat Narin. ground, aud Red Head, in yreal aorttw, bad hid hia lice iit our lap, who BOW used various to aootbc bun, aud I.A kUUJU his cutriraties to bavo him remain. Our hero protracted the conference and promised not to leire him yet, upon which Red Head be- oune cahu and fell into a profound aleep. Now il was that the youth cautiously drew hia enchanted blade of pass, and applying it to the neck of bis te.tible but betrayed ene- renowA. His hair being short, she took a large lead auee tbat these things would erelong be tur- my, with a single attokc, severed his head ned to hirad vantage, and that ha would final- 11V5S1 his body. Stripping hiimeif of his ly become a man. of great bnuery aud signal j he seized the significant trophy of his ictory, and phuifiug into tbe Lake, "holding the bloody head by an ear with his teeth, rca- en comb and drew it several times over his j the other shore in Mfety ca looking head and immediately his hair became long back he diecorered by their torches, that the and She then proceeded to dress j guests were searching for new hiui in tha most elegapt robes of a female, married couple. He fctwted till they had painted his face and presented him with aba- fuund the headless body, and heard their sm of a very brilliant shining metal. She ili- shrieks and la'mentatiow, when he look his reeled l.'iin to put in bis ginUe a blad-j of that wiy to the lodge of his kind adviser, wide grass tbo edge ot is very tnarp, i old jroddefs received i.iui with kind- and tlins arrayed, to proceed to the bank of the I.iKe, which he wls informed was none other than that where "Sedllead" reigned. She advised him'that there would be 1111- tncruus Indians on the Island who, when he lion from Green Bay to Resolved, That a MMC by this ing be hereby wtpressed to government 01 Uiu imliiiiony 01 lit regard lor our happiness and projperity injmnjrin? the pub- Ijc lands into mirtet and extending" to us the benefits of public works and tlitil tve duly and gratefully appreciate the ccsof those public bv whose efforts aud agency these advantages been deri- ved aud further that the the de- partments having charge of mich improve- ments, be rcspccituiiy Koiicited to further our preoent application to Congress for its enact. dipped the basin in the water of Lake, nets and rejoiced at his success. She admi- red hia prudence, and assured him that net. therjhis skill or bravery would every be doub- ted Hiking the grim evidence in herhandi she him that the scilp only nc- would not fuil to observe it it. 'he bright rays jccssary then cutting off a small piece' lor of the him cross him over to the Island. This he was j to ail the' of an achievement which steadily to refuse and lie had come wouid causO'him to be respected among ull agreat distance to beasnie the wil'u uf Red Indians. liead" and that if he'eoiild not come for lier j Ja your Way home, laid she, you will ir> his o-.vn canoe, slit- iiiubt return to herovn met_t wkii but rme difficulty Tbe God of the Earth, requires an i-ffering from those who perf Village. Soon lied Head would appear in jX'rson, propose marriage, and offer Uncross i him to the island, to wlicili he to t and in tlio eveninw induce Red Head to walk, thfoiign a prairie, yon will be a't-rcatcu wlien be was to seize tho first favorable op. portursity to cut off head with the blade in our behalf. Rtttilued, That while it is tho Idnl sense of this meeting, that measure is ?o necrtssary oftlie -ountrv on the benks and to tiiir east of the Foi and tYiscon> sin River, as tbC improvement of the navijjn- tiou ot these Blreams, the National ture be assured tliat the plan is one pcrfectl v practicablo, and wtatfh can be' effected with a comparatively fnictt expense. That aa considerations in favor IQli tctlm told Ihf son, that if hr was a- rsid to venture to the rirer lie would never tee tbe Kei Head was. This speech iras of great restlessness OMliltcaVura to the neither spoke, eok foci went to rust. ceJii Jay ho desired his mother to An sim of and make it into j.itocettins. wUile Da Pir.pkrj-ed, mnking fijur arrows. Wilii'jut oue. he rise, and shot one of hie ar- a west, which he took for his At night hecauielo tf.e placu v.'liero at fallen, andto his joy arid suc- uue. it .0 a deer. iiru ni.i i a piece of his venison, lie of grass. She gave him also general advice of the manner in which he waSto sustain his new character of u uuinuii. IIU fear would deeds, scarcely permit him to accede to no danger-- ous a plan; but the rccollectiorrsf his fathers words and loots decided him. Boiiig completely nrrayed instructed' by ilie goddess, our Hero departed for trie Lake, the renowned residence of this terrible warrior, with a Red Head. It was a beautiful day, the heavens were clear, and the sun1 shone wisfi great radiance. He had not sauntered long upon the beach drinking and displaying the glittering basin towards those on ihe Islaad, before great! numbers came to see, aud admire Ins dress I person and to orTer tbe supposed damsel their j hands and fortunes in marriage. All offers j were however declined till .at length, Rfd ilcc.r. iittaringrot'llie surpasiiig beauty of tha young crossed over to meet her in his own canoe winch was manned by j his men, and ihe ribs mdsle of living! rattle -snakes, who were him of ap- prosching dangers and protect him from his i On oor adventurer's approach i earthquake; the earth will open and divide the prairie m the middle but fear wtridie and Ihro-.v itintjj istupdfy spring over it." this happened precisely as Ihe goddess bretold, and he reached a place near llage in safety, where he secreted his On entering the tillage, hofcand his U had returned to that place, sorrow and distress for tbe loss of atlantic don. One and another bad presented selves before them, and said look up, your son." Having Been often deceiv- "thia manner, when their own son pre- of this measure, worthy of attention by tbe members of that honorable the follow- ing respectfully proposed. 1. That the Fox acd Wiscocs'n af- ford thcooly pmulrtTAblc route of couuijuaio- ation between the Lakes and that part ol'tla Mississippiibove tha npidi at Rock Island, apd that througii tliis routt, Rter Ims been and still must be carried' on, the fforfkerit Tra.de That while the Qhio and Illinois aft ford good rhoroughfarca Between the and the Lower Mississippi, this is the only one bctweeinbesc watc-H and tUc J.'ppcrMiB. sissippi. streanw. 3. That the Gerertrmeal annually trans- ports quantities of property nvw halt" this route, ths extra expense of winch'' wouid m a few yearai improve tho 4. That by an iroprovenvent ot trr.M mute, ireBrly the whole district of the Lend held also by the government as a source of would find a direct, cafe and ditious communication with the seaboard -and (i. Thai this route cu be made for boats of 25 tons bmden, with a much d himself, they ?at with their heads their faces covered, and eyerf swollen lalf blinded with weeping. It was long e thev could he prevailed upon to bebtow nee upon him, and still longer before recognized him for their son; but when sihaller expense than any other possible not more than mites of being nc- sary en the whole. ling out the next moruingj to the canoe, tlifiy commenced hissing and rrow, and at nigiit as be- j milling, to liis great till they quieted pacified by thci'r -l'n set e arrow. Ji, in another deer. this man- tinaliy ;f ijemBCBarpeJ the whole uf lira ar- j was equaiVy forttmafte with them j Immediately after landing upon the forr.tiein Ills the ceiebnttcd with princely: lie cdreltsly left i magnificence, and the bride, according to j rrn in tbo drViue icu.-iloin, tn.ide valuable presents to the family s tiiej hid j of Red Head, whicil had been prudently fur- j During the fifth day h? was in great distress, I nished by his adviser the goddess. j without eiii.er fom) or the means of As wcrc jn cf nn-it: toirar.-s -ii-iii he llm-w hinwelfi. v.-nmor' around wsrc collect-' I'.poii the in uespair. tliiiiking Harwell j his nnmerosis relations, llio mother cr L w-rsh :.f weary Imiuelf with Red T.-ith an attr.othre evt. li.-iier to moot with same He dad fur ion? time the countenance of lier i wbt-n his oars i daughter-in-law. From this srrutiinty, she s stunut-J wilfc a nu.iow r.oiiC, was flrmiy convinced that this singular nwr- riay allured nn ti; her son, nml 6. That the imarovement of this route seems necessary to unite tbe inttrcf Is of the northern and southern of the TerriU'r-, without which they arc in a measure separate 7. That the want of such improvement was SKI tucj' very severely felt, (as it cltvayir must "nc'in mad, and the young men laughed at and such emergencies) during the Isitc distiurlian- d a fool or a woman, But when lie did CPS with the Winnphsjgoes'unil wild Sacn 5d produce the grim trophy, in proof of j and Fcxw and that tr-q interior of this xploits, the young men retired in country will be liable to future disasters of tlio kind, t'ul Borne more speedy mode of reaching it, with arms and munitions of war. iq pro- vided, than the present tedious one of over- coming the rapids of Fox River. Retained, That in order to put onr wishes the more respectfully before congress, a com- mittee of 3 be appointed to draft and eireiv- late a petition, aeUirtg tliMC fuels, St that the sare tlje iged let the smoke cease from 'J-icir pipes iroudest of the warriors looked confused, thefather remerabcred with mmpled feel- of joy and shame, tbe last words be had en to the child of that en ;oUld never see the lake where. Ited Head PUBLIC MEETING. meeting of the people of the County of i ETON, Brown, held according lo previous notice jiliil qp be rear at the Inn of J. P. Arndt. on the 19th of; means! Nov. was cho- i Hill, the ensuing se.n chairman V. SVIDAW, '1 hal ed secretary. Turritory, to use all the passage of tor oar reiiuf respectfully but ear- iflativet. ouncii of lli.s M. groena Ji.'cstiY i.sder ii.in nnoii !.xt be tww.u liltie d-stance, a hef hrfeband aside, she disclosed to him her figurn af.ick, apprnacltin; in j lo ,v ;Ha' .ore iic raarcr, rx t-i sccrrfo nor.; i-1 p- r j nj'ire uss f Her raiii to I.nto fol-J iron her to an.; nwr r-dvut'irer h.-.J TliiMRranycr csff be DO is- Approach-! of the eyes, arc beyonaToobt curiosity a But rejected them lie 'unworthy suspicinrstnd rebuked herf to hor law; anJ upon brnrr prt.-sed farthrr by ri nc vrrvanrrv. insnrr.u.-h ths pnn'.i one. neatly request t "The object of the meeting been Territory, to Memorialize congrcs. early >d from the chair, and by ihc i its session, OR this subject; and that the Hn.i ting it was, on motion, I Iroin District, J. DOTY an.J That the improve. M. L. MAMIH be iicreby requested ,tof the navigation'of Fox and Wisror.sin j and instructed. theifbest tu is object of paramount imoortanco I procure the clrly ruch iik country, and tbat this meeting take i RetaM, That primed copiL-s ol tores to call.the attention of at; and the Petition, te a committee of fire be and that they be leapectfully ated to draft a Preamble and wayn to promote our tbt i rcprt them to this whereupon, I prosperity of the Baird, Etontzer ChUb, ,p CH WJtiemi, V- 
                            

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