The Bridge Of The Gods

The Bridge Of The Gods

(c) Leo G Campbell       5/23/2017

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Note:

A Klikitat Tribe (Native American) legend’s here, “The Bridge Of The Gods”, which deals with a huge, historic (ca. 1450 AD), collapse of earth, resulting in a rocky, earthen bridge of sorts – some 70 meters high, 6 kilometers long – that avalanched, later formed, into the Columbia River, between Washington state and Oregon.

It is is inferred from various sources, that:

1. This gigantic, elogated earth mound, was actually used by Klikitats and other Indian tribes, to venture – walk across, back and forth, north and south, over the wide, fast-flowing Columbia River, using the land bridge.

2. In some versions, the large Indian canoes passed up – and downstream, on the Columbia River, under the bridge. Could have been a dark, unlighted tunnel, perhaps: 30 m wide x 3 m high, 75 meters long.

Only a few necessary Indians went by canoe under the bridge, bidding farewell to the others, fearing the bridge would… collapse on them. It finally did that.

3. There are other, similar legends, featuring Thunderbird, Coyote, Wolf, Grizzly Bear… and…

The Bridge Of The Gods

(c) Leo G Campbell     5/24/2017

The Bridge Of The Gods

– O Klikitat A Tribal Oh –

“Wy’East” Son Of –

“Chief God

TyHee

SagHaghalie” –

Oh

“Pahto”, The Other Brother… –

Both Each Other Brother To

Fought Each Other By

– Skies Over

Oh

Fair Raven-Hair Maidened…

“Loowit” –

– She Was Something

To Look At, Too…

– Then – Saint Helen’s….

Mountain

White With Snow Top

Did Much

Later Blow Her Red Blazed Sky

& Top Off…

O

Raven Hair’d Maiden

Fire Maiden

The Mutual Rebellion

Then

So Many Fire Arrows Shot

Exchanged,

That –

Klikitat Tribe

Oh

The Mountains, All The Very Earths

To What We Belong

Changed

Collapsed

I Do Not Know More Words

For All That Guess I – Or

I Forgot More

Then

Some Body Than…

Died O

Oh

Did Not Know

More Words To

O

 

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