Without a word they took hands and began to run along the trail after the road-runner.
"It is something none of my people ever had," said the road-runner.
"Sons eso," said the road-runner, and they settled themselves to listen.
The road-runner balanced on his slender legs and cocked his head trailwise.
The road-runner cocked his head on one side and observed the children, to see if they knew what this meant.
"Come," said the road-runner, understanding that there would be no more to the Telling.
Representation of the totemic chaparrel cock or road-runner.
One day I was talking to the ranchman when the road-runner appeared.
There are only a few animals, birds or insects who can kill a rattlesnake, and the road-runner does this about as neatly as any.
"You can see by the frayed edges of his wing feathers that he has a long time for remembering," said the road-runner.