Central Alaskan Yupik, Chevak Dialect

Mss.Rec.113

Date: 1977-1978 | Size: 7 tape(s)

Abstract

Field recordings of the Chevak Cup'ik language made in Chevak, Alaska by Anthony C. Woodbury. Includes autobiographical stories and historical accounts, including a story of the Yukon Wars, tales, accounts of traditional ways, and recordings made in Chevak's Qaygiq, containing conversation, songs, and stories. Tapes 2-7 recorded by Anthony C. Woodbury in October and November 1978. Tape 1 recorded by Rosemary Sylvester.

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Collection Information

Physical description

7 sound cassettes (9 hr., 56 min.) : analog, 1 7/8 ips, 1/4 track, stereo.

7 sound cassettes (9 hr., 56 min.) : analog, 1 7/8 ips, 1/4 track, stereo.

Provenance

Donated by Anthony Woodbury in 1979 (Acc. 1979 73rec). This material was recorded with the assistance of a Phillips Fund grant.

Processing information

Collection digitized and cataloged by Brian Carpenter during the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation funded audio digitization project, 2008-2014.

Related material

Related manuscript materials are available in the Phillips Fund Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4 no. 177). Field notes and transcriptions of the texts are available in microfiche format in Field notes, 1978, for Central Alaskan Yupik, Chevak dialect.

Indexing Terms


Genre(s)

  • Sound recordings

Subject(s)

  • Central Yupik language
  • Chevak Cup'ik language
  • Indians of North America -- Alaska -- Languages
  • Yupik Eskimos
  • Yupik Eskimos -- Folklore
  • Yupik Eskimos -- History
  • Yupik Eskimos -- Social life and customs
  • Yupik Eskimos -- Wars


Detailed Inventory

Tape 1
 1 audiocassette
01-01. Woodbury, Anthony C.. Sylvester, Rosemary. Kokrak, Mary.
True story of the Yukon Wars
circa 197700:25:05

General physical description: 00:25:05


Geographic Name(s): Chevak (Alaska)

Subject(s): Alaska -- History; Eskimos -- Alaska -- Chevak -- History; Yupik Eskimos -- History

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:18148

01-02. Woodbury, Anthony C.. Teve, Gregory.
Ghost story: return of woman who died in childbirth, and of the child who was buried with her [1 of 2]
1978-10-1700:22:13

General physical description: 00:22:13


Geographic Name(s): Chevak (Alaska)

Subject(s): Ghost stories; Yupik Eskimos -- Folklore

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:18151

01-03. Teve, Gregory. Woodbury, Anthony C..
Ghost story: return of woman who died in childbirth, and of the child who was buried with her [2 of 2]
1978-10-1700:38:14

General physical description: 00:38:14


Geographic Name(s): Chevak (Alaska)

Subject(s): Yupik Eskimos -- Folklore; Ghost stories

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:18154

Tape 2
 1 audiocassette
02-01. Woodbury, Anthony C.. Chimiralrea, Mary.
Three ghost stories
1978-10-1900:41:03

General physical description: 00:41:03


Geographic Name(s): Chevak (Alaska)

Subject(s): Ghost stories; Yupik Eskimos -- Folklore

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:18157

02-02. Imgalrea, Rose. Woodbury, Anthony C..
Account of old life ways
1978-10-1900:13:22

General physical description: 00:13:22


Geographic Name(s): Chevak (Alaska)

Subject(s): Yupik Eskimos -- Social life and customs; Yupik Eskimos -- History

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:18160

02-03. Woodbury, Anthony C.. Imgalrea, Tom.
Account of old life ways (Ak'a piciryarallratneng)
1978-10-1900:12:19

General physical description: 00:12:19


Geographic Name(s): Chevak (Alaska)

Subject(s): Yupik Eskimos -- Social life and customs; Yupik Eskimos -- History

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:18163

02-04. Nash, Jacob. Woodbury, Anthony C..
Account of old life ways
1978-11-1300:09:57

General physical description: 00:09:57


Geographic Name(s): Chevak (Alaska)

Subject(s): Yupik Eskimos -- Social life and customs; Yupik Eskimos -- Folklore

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:18166

Tape 3
 1 audiocassette
03-01. Woodbury, Anthony C.. Moses, Leo.
How Big Loon got his colors (Central Yup'ik)
1978-11-0800:26:50

General physical description: 00:26:50


Geographic Name(s): Chevak (Alaska)

Subject(s): Loons -- Folklore; Yupik Eskimos -- Folklore

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:18169

03-02. Woodbury, Anthony C.. Moses, Leo.
How Big Loon got his colors (English) [1 of 2]
1978-11-0800:19:58

General physical description: 00:19:58


Geographic Name(s): Chevak (Alaska)

Subject(s): Ghost stories; Yupik Eskimos -- Folklore

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:18173

03-03. Woodbury, Anthony C.. Moses, Leo.
How Big Loon got his colors (English) [2 of 2]
1978-11-0800:03:27

General physical description: 00:03:27


Geographic Name(s): Chevak (Alaska)

Subject(s): Ghost stories; Yupik Eskimos -- Folklore

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:18176

03-04. Moses, Leo. Woodbury, Anthony C..
Orphan story, with song (Central Yupik)
1978-11-0800:07:51

General physical description: 00:07:51


Geographic Name(s): Chevak (Alaska)

Subject(s): Yupik Eskimos -- Music; Yupik Eskimos -- Folklore

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:18179

03-05. Woodbury, Anthony C.. Moses, Leo.
Orphan story, with song (English)
1978-11-0800:07:31

General physical description: 00:07:31


Geographic Name(s): Chevak (Alaska)

Subject(s): Yupik Eskimos -- Music; Yupik Eskimos -- Folklore

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:18182

03-06. Moses, Leo. Woodbury, Anthony C..
Two true stories from my Grandfather
1978-11-1600:13:31

General physical description: 00:13:31


Geographic Name(s): Chevak (Alaska)

Subject(s): Yupik Eskimos -- Folklore; Yupik Eskimos -- History

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:18185

Tape 4
 1 audiocassette
04-01. Woodbury, Anthony C.. Moses, Thomas.
Three true stories and two tales
1978-11-0900:39:32

General physical description: 00:39:32


Geographic Name(s): Chevak (Alaska)

Subject(s): Yupik Eskimos -- Folklore; Yupik Eskimos -- History

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:18189

04-02. Woodbury, Anthony C..
Conversation and storytelling in Chevak's Qaygiq, 1:15PM-2:05PM [1 of 2]
1978-11-2600:07:44

General physical description: 00:07:44


Geographic Name(s): Chevak (Alaska)

Subject(s): Yupik Eskimos -- Social life and customs; Yupik Eskimos -- Folklore

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:18193

04-03. Woodbury, Anthony C..
Conversation and storytelling in Chevak's Qaygiq, 1:15PM-2:05PM [2 of 2]
1978-11-2600:47:17

General physical description: 00:47:17


Geographic Name(s): Chevak (Alaska)

Subject(s): Yupik Eskimos -- Social life and customs; Yupik Eskimos -- Folklore

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:18196

Tape 5
 1 audiocassette
05-01. Woodbury, Anthony C..
Conversation and storytelling in Chevak's Qaygiq, 2:05PM-3:35PM [1 of 2]
1978-11-2600:47:12

General physical description: 00:47:12


Geographic Name(s): Chevak (Alaska)

Subject(s): Yupik Eskimos -- Social life and customs; Yupik Eskimos -- Folklore

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:18200

05-02. Woodbury, Anthony C..
Conversation and storytelling in Chevak's Qaygiq, 2:05PM-3:35PM [2 of 2]
1978-11-2600:47:15

General physical description: 00:47:15


Geographic Name(s): Chevak (Alaska)

Subject(s): Yupik Eskimos -- Social life and customs; Yupik Eskimos -- Folklore

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:18231

Tape 6
 1 audiocassette
06-01. Woodbury, Anthony C..
Conversation, singing, and drumming in Chevak's Qaygiq, 3:35PM-3:45PM & 4:30PM-5:30PM [1 of 2]
1978-11-2600:47:14

General physical description: 00:47:14


Geographic Name(s): Chevak (Alaska)

Subject(s): Yupik Eskimos -- Music; Yupik Eskimos -- Social life and customs

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:18220

06-02. Woodbury, Anthony C..
Conversation, singing, and drumming in Chevak's Qaygiq, 3:35PM-3:45PM & 4:30PM-5:30PM [2 of 2]
1978-11-2600:29:09

General physical description: 00:29:09


Geographic Name(s): Chevak (Alaska)

Subject(s): Yupik Eskimos -- Social life and customs; Yupik Eskimos -- Music

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:18223

Tape 7
 1 audiocassette
07-01. Woodbury, Anthony C..
Conversation and storytelling in Chevak's Qaygiq, 3:30PM-4:45PM [1 of 2]
1978-11-2800:45:41

General physical description: 00:45:41


Geographic Name(s): Chevak (Alaska)

Subject(s): Yupik Eskimos -- Social life and customs; Yupik Eskimos -- Folklore

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:18240

07-02. Woodbury, Anthony C..
Conversation and storytelling in Chevak's Qaygiq, 3:30PM-4:45PM [2 of 2]
1978-11-2800:43:08

General physical description: 00:43:08


Geographic Name(s): Chevak (Alaska)

Subject(s): Yupik Eskimos -- Social life and customs; Yupik Eskimos -- Folklore

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:18247