Corn Mother's husband did as she had asked, and her sons dragged her body until there was no flesh left. They buried the bones in the center of the clearing, and then went away in grief. Seven months later, they returned to find tall plants with tassels of silken hair such as Corn Mother had. These plants were what had become of Corn Mother's flesh--it had turned to corn for the people to eat. At the center of the clearing where her bones were buried, there was a plant with broad leaves. This plant was tobacco, which the people used in ceremonies to celebrate the bounty that Corn Mother gave them.
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