The Story of Tavwots The Story of Tavwots
By Mary Hunter Austin (1904) ReadOasis Step 3 The woman made baskets, so they called her The Basket Woman. Her eyes were dark, and... The Story of Tavwots

By Mary Hunter Austin (1904)
ReadOasis Step 3

The woman made baskets, so they called her The Basket Woman. Her eyes were dark, and in her eyes, you could see the wisdom and sadness of her people.

The Basket Woman told stories about her people. They were native Americans living near the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and they had suffered much at the hands of many invaders.

This is the story of Tavwots. He is a little rabbit.

But long ago, Tavwots was not little. He was the biggest of the  animal...

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