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This is a folklore from the Makah Tribe in the Pacific Northwest area.

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  • Children Stolen by the Cannibal Basket Woman Told By : The Makah Tribe
  • One time an American Indian tribe was camping by a river. There were a lot of kids. There was also a humpbacked kid that would always sing "You watch out girls the animal will get you in her basket."
  • The scary animals name was Sxway6'klu. It was a woman with a big basket. One day she came to where they were and got the little humpbacked kid first. Then she caught all of the other kids. She took the children to her house in the woods!!
  • On the way to her house a kid kept getting hold of branches and let go but, finally he held on to one and got out of the basket and went to tell all of the parents that the kids have been kidnapped. Meanwhile, at Sxway6'klu's house she was trying to put the kids in her fire and eat them but when she was running a kid tripped her and she fell in the pot and burnt and died.
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