'et hoowaᐧᐈᐪ ᐯᗕʔet huwaCONJbecause

(1)
'Ahoolhyez̲naboohooltas'et hoonts'i'uhudunut'ize'hut'en,daihinli'et hoowa.
alwaysthey caught themalthoughthey steal (uo)onlythey dostarvationthey arebecause
They were always caught, but they kept stealing because they were hungry.

(2) Slegheti huwhutni 'et Bella Coola ts'e hati. 'Uda 'et whuzde sleghe hutughui inle. 'et hoowa huwhutni. Maitlus 'ink'e yests'ez̲uz̲ ndulht'i 'i k'elha nahuyuleh. `What they call the ``Grease Trail'' is the trail to Bella Coola. In the old days they used to pack eulachon oil from there. That's why they all it that. They would trade dried berries and deer hides and so forth for it.'

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