Kenek • pn • a village on the Klamath
Lexicon record # 805 | Source references: YG:E137 JE223
Semantic domain: place names
Other paradigm form
obviative Kenekish I3
- YG252 • "In this vicinity is a rock with a groove down its surface. This is where Pulekukwerek slid down. His sharp rump made the groove. Dust taken out of that groove is good for sore eyes. The groove is irregular, and about one inch deep ... There are also to be seen hereabouts some stone seats, which belonged to Kewet, who used to live here. Now he lives on a great mountain, towering on the other side of the Klamath."
- LT278-279 • "The animals journeyed from the earth up to the moon and began a fierce battle to conquer and devour it, and after a long struggle the moon lost its balance in the heavens and fell earthward. It struck the earth at Kenek on the Klamath River, where the waters whirl and rush into fearful rapids. At the lower terminations of these rapids where there is a large round depression in the land, on the south and west side of the river, is the place where the moon is supposed to have struck the earth when the animals threw it down from the heaven."
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