46. A Prayer Addressed to the Mountain Spirits1
Mountain Spirit, leader of the Mountain Spirits, your body is holy.
By means of it, make him well again.
Make his body like your own.
Make him strong again.
He wants to get up with all of his body.
For that reason, he is performing this ceremony,
Do that which he has asked of you.
Long ago, it seems you restored someone's legs and eyes for them.
This has been said.
In the same way, make him free again from disease.
That is why I am speaking to you.
This is a prayer to the Mountain Spirits requesting a cure by virtue of their ceremony. In it there is reference to a
story of a crippled child and a blind child who were abandoned by their parents, found by the Mountain Spirits,
and cured. [See Chiricahua text 23].