One time, long ago, the waters in the whulge came up high, and flooded all the country way up into the mountains. First a big black Thunderbird flew over the country and made much noise, then it beget to rain. It rained and rained. The water came up and up, and when it stopped there were only some high hills and mountains sticking out. After a ‘long time it went down again. You can see sometimes now clamshells high up in the hills, and some places up in the mountains white logs lying just like on the beach. They were left there by the water.
MLA Source Citation:Bruseth, Nels. Indian Stories and Legends of the Stillaguamish and Allied Tribes. 1926. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 7 May 2016.
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