DOBES Archive

Roots of the lemeotir tree
This story is about a woman who puts her newborn son under the roots of a tree and gives him a root to suck on, knowing that it will keep him alive. The boy grows and when he is old enough, he makes himself a bow and arrows and goes to shoot some birds. He wants to bring them as a present to his mother and sings a song as he walks to her place. When his mother hears him, she knows it's her son, but her own mother does not believe her. Finally, the son arrives with the fowl and they celebrate their reunion.
Granddad and grandson
This is a story about an orphan child who lives with his grandfather. He discovers a bird in their garden and wants to eat it, but his grandfather secretly eats it himself. At the end of the story, the grandfather throws up and the grandson eventually gets to eat the bird.