Choctaw Stories

Mss.Rec.120

Date: 1980 | Size: 2 reel(s)

Abstract

Autobiographical and folkloric stories told in Choctaw, followed by English translation, recorded by William D. Davies in McCurtain County, Oklahoma in May 1980.

Digital objects note

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Collection Information

Physical description

2 sound tape reels (1 hr., 14 min.) : analog, 3 3/4 ips, full track, mono ; 7 in.

2 sound tape reels (1 hr., 14 min.) : analog, 3 3/4 ips, full track, mono ; 7 in.

Provenance

Donated by William D. Davies in 1983 (Acc. 1983 959r-960r). 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

Accompanying manuscript material is available in the Phillips Fund Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

Indexing Terms


Genre(s)

  • Sound recordings

Subject(s)

  • Choctaw Indians -- Domestic life
  • Choctaw Indians -- Folklore
  • Choctaw language


Detailed Inventory

Tape 1
 1 sound_tape_reel
01-01. Durant, Simon. Davies, William D., 1954-.
Moving from Los Angeles to Oklahoma (Choctaw)
1980-05-1400:02:44

General physical description: 00:02:44


Geographic Name(s): Oklahoma

Subject(s): Choctaw Indians; Choctaw language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:6038

01-02. Durant, Simon. Davies, William D., 1954-.
Moving from Los Angeles to Oklahoma (English)
1980-05-1400:01:27

General physical description: 00:01:27


Geographic Name(s): Oklahoma

Subject(s): Choctaw Indians

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:6033

01-03. Durant, Simon. Davies, William D., 1954-.
Tolih (Choctaw)
1980-05-1400:10:32

General physical description: 00:10:32


Geographic Name(s): Oklahoma

Subject(s): Choctaw Indians -- Social life and customs; Choctaw Indians -- Games; Choctaw language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:6034

01-04. Durant, Simon. Davies, William D., 1954-.
Tolih (English)
1980-05-1400:04:52

General physical description: 00:04:52


Geographic Name(s): Oklahoma

Subject(s): Choctaw Indians -- Social life and customs; Choctaw Indians -- Games

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:6043

01-05. Durant, Simon. Davies, William D., 1954-.
Questions About Water (Choctaw)
1980-10-2000:03:42

General physical description: 00:03:42


Geographic Name(s): Oklahoma

Subject(s): Rain; Water; Choctaw language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:6044

01-06. Durant, Simon. Davies, William D., 1954-.
Questions About Water (English)
1980-10-2000:01:52

General physical description: 00:01:52


Geographic Name(s): Oklahoma

Subject(s): Rain; Water

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:6039

01-07. Durant, Simon. Davies, William D., 1954-.
Choctaw Corn Mortar and Pestle (Choctaw)
1980-10-3100:02:21

General physical description: 00:02:21


Geographic Name(s): Oklahoma

Subject(s): Choctaw Indians -- Material culture; Choctaw language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:6036

01-08. Durant, Simon. Davies, William D., 1954-.
Choctaw Corn Mortar and Pestle (English)
1980-10-3100:01:52

General physical description: 00:01:52


Geographic Name(s): Oklahoma

Subject(s): Choctaw Indians -- Material culture

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:6032

01-09. Davies, William D., 1954-. Billy, Cynthia, 1932-2006.
How to Make Banaha (Choctaw)
198000:02:15

General physical description: 00:02:15


Geographic Name(s): Oklahoma

Subject(s): Choctaw Indians -- Food; Corn bread; Choctaw language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:6030

01-10. Davies, William D., 1954-. Billy, Cynthia, 1932-2006.
How to Make Banaha (English)
198000:02:45

General physical description: 00:02:45


Geographic Name(s): Oklahoma

Subject(s): Choctaw Indians -- Food; Corn bread

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:6028

Tape 2
 1 sound_tape_reel
02-01. Jacob, Nettie. Davies, William D., 1954-.
The Rabbit and the Geese (Choctaw)
1980-11-1800:01:40

General physical description: 00:01:40


Geographic Name(s): Oklahoma

Subject(s): Rabbits -- Folklore; Choctaw Indians -- Folklore; Choctaw language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:6042

02-02. Jacob, Nettie. Davies, William D., 1954-.
The Rabbit and the Geese (English)
1980-11-1800:01:25

General physical description: 00:01:25


Geographic Name(s): Oklahoma

Subject(s): Rabbits -- Folklore; Choctaw Indians -- Folklore

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:6041

02-03. Jacob, Nettie. Davies, William D., 1954-.
The Rabbit, the Wolf, and the Widow (Choctaw)
1980-11-1800:05:35

General physical description: 00:05:35


Geographic Name(s): Oklahoma

Subject(s): Rabbits -- Folklore; Choctaw Indians -- Folklore; Choctaw language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:6040

02-04. Jacob, Nettie. Davies, William D., 1954-.
The Rabbit, the Wolf, and the Widow (English)
1980-11-1800:05:57

General physical description: 00:05:57


Geographic Name(s): Oklahoma

Subject(s): Rabbits -- Folklore; Choctaw Indians -- Folklore

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:6029

02-05. Jacob, Nettie. Davies, William D., 1954-.
How the Turtle got the Pattern on its Back (Choctaw)
1980-11-1800:03:27

General physical description: 00:03:27


Geographic Name(s): Oklahoma

Subject(s): Turtles -- Folklore; Choctaw Indians -- Folklore; Choctaw language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:6031

02-06. Jacob, Nettie. Davies, William D., 1954-.
How the Turtle got the Pattern on its Back (English)
1980-11-1800:03:42

General physical description: 00:03:42


Geographic Name(s): Oklahoma

Subject(s): Choctaw Indians -- Folklore; Turtles -- Folklore

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:6027

02-07. Jacob, Nettie. Davies, William D., 1954-.
The Lion and the Opossum (Choctaw)
1980-11-1800:07:45

General physical description: 00:07:45


Geographic Name(s): Oklahoma

Subject(s): Choctaw Indians -- Folklore; Choctaw language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:6037

02-08. Jacob, Nettie. Davies, William D., 1954-.
The Lion and the Opossum (English)
1980-11-1800:09:32

General physical description: 00:09:32


Geographic Name(s): Oklahoma

Subject(s): Choctaw Indians -- Folklore

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:6035