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Thisisanagouti

The first encounter

Meand4ofmyagoutifriendswereplayingtagabout10feetaway
fromthebeachundershadeofapalmtreethenwentrunningaround
treesandthroughbushes.Thenweburstoutthroughabushontothe
glisteningsand.Thenwesawtwotainolookingoutatthreeboatsofinthe
distance.Butwetooknomindtoit.Thenextdaytheywereveryclose
theyhadtwolargeflagswithtworedlinesthatcrossed.

WesawthattheTainochildrenwerehiding.Theshipshadlittle
boatscomingawayfromtheshipsandtherearefullofpalepeople.Later
thatdayIwokeup,frommynapandthelittleboatswereabout10feet
from
Theshore.Iwokeupmyfriendandweranandhid.Wewatchedthe
Tainochiefand2warriorswentuptothethestrangemen.Thechiefgave

themsomebeadsand2parrots.Thestrangemenheldoutashinysilver
stickwithahandle.OneoftheTainoWarriorsgrabbedatitandgotabig
bloodycutinhishandadropofbloodwasfallingtothesandonetear
shapeddroponthesandthehotdrysand.

Thetainowarriorletgooftheswordandclenchedhishand.Blood
wasgushingeverywhere.