Recordings for study of the Shawnee, Kickapoo, Ojibwa, and Sauk-and-Fox

Mss.Rec.14

Date: 1951-1952 | Size: 1 tape(s)

Abstract

Administered tests; Ojibwe text and phrase-by-phrase translation; Shawnee tests, text, and phrase-by-phrase translation.

Digital objects note

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Collection Information

Physical description

1 sound tape reel (45 min.) : analog, 3 3/4 ips, half track, mono ; 5 in.

1 sound tape reel (45 min.) : analog, 3 3/4 ips, half track, mono ; 5 in.

Provenance

Donor, Joe E. Pierce, grantee, 1952.

Processing information

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

Indexing Terms


Genre(s)

  • Sound recordings

Subject(s)

  • Anishinaabe
  • Fox language
  • Indians of North America -- Languages -- Classification
  • Indians of North America -- Languages -- Mutual intelligibility
  • Kickapoo language
  • Ojibwa language
  • Ojibwe people
  • Shawnee language


Detailed Inventory

Audio recordings
  
01-01. Littlecreek, Mr.. Pierce, Joe E..
Administered tests 1, 2, 3, and 4
19511 .mp3; 00:17:06

A mutual intelligibility study of four languages or dialects. The participant, Mr. Littlecreek--a Shawnee speaker--is asked to translate four short recordings as they are played back. The recordings are, respectively, narratives in 1) Shawnee; 2) Kickapoo; 3) Ojibwa (a.k.a. Chippewa); 4) Sauk-and-Fox (a.k.a. Mesquakie).

Location of originals: This file is a compressed, digitized version of the original. The APS Library maintains the original format (Sound tape reel) as well as an uncompressed digitized version of this recording.

General physical description: 00:17:06


Geographic Name(s): Norman (Okla.)

Subject(s): Shawnee language; Kickapoo language; Ojibwa language; Indians of North America -- Languages -- Mutual intelligibility; Fox language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:4105

01-02. Pierce, Joe E.. Elk, Mr..
A story about the old custom of fasting
19511 .mp3; 00:07:55

Phrase-by-phrase translation into English by Mr. Elk of a played-back recording made by him in Chippewa/Ojibwe.

Location of originals: This file is a compressed, digitized version of the original. The APS Library maintains the original format (Sound tape reel) as well as an uncompressed digitized version of this recording.

General physical description: 00:07:55


Geographic Name(s): Mount Pleasant (Mich.)

Subject(s): Puberty rites; Ojibwa Indians -- Social life and customs; Fasting

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:4108

01-03. Littlecreek, Mrs.. Pierce, Joe E..
Administered tests 1, 2, 3, and 4
19511 .mp3; 00:14:33

A mutual intelligibility study of four languages or dialects. The participant, Mrs. Littlecreek, a Shawnee speaker, is asked to translate four short recordings as they are played back. The recordings are, respectively, narratives in 1) Shawnee; 2) Kickapoo; 3) Ojibwe; 4) Sauk-and-Fox (a.k.a. Mesquakie).

Location of originals: This file is a compressed, digitized version of the original. The APS Library maintains the original format (Sound tape reel) as well as an uncompressed digitized version of this recording.

General physical description: 00:14:33


Geographic Name(s): Norman (Okla.)

Subject(s): Shawnee language; Indians of North America -- Languages -- Mutual intelligibility; Fox language; Kickapoo language; Ojibwa language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:4107

01-04. Pierce, Joe E.. Littlecreek, Mrs..
Phrase-by-phrase translation of a Shawnee text
19511 .mp3; 00:05:11

Location of originals: This file is a compressed, digitized version of the original. The APS Library maintains the original format (Sound tape reel) as well as an uncompressed digitized version of this recording.

General physical description: 00:05:11


Geographic Name(s): Norman (Okla.)

Subject(s): Shawnee language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:4109