Recordings of Nisgha language field studies

Mss.Rec.163

Date: 1989-1990 | Size: 4 tape(s)

Abstract

Linguistic field recordings in Vancover, British Columbia in August and September 1989, and in New Aiyansh, British Columbia in August 1990. Nisgha language elicitations, word lists, and grammar; narratives about the Nisgha and Gitksan, and the flooding of Old Aiyansh; free translations of Psalm 23 and the Lord's Prayer into Nisgha; brief Christian hymn sung in Nisgha.

Arrangement

Reels originally numbered 1, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B. Contents of tape 5 (3B) are identical to tape 3 (2B) despite different labelling.

Digital objects note

This collection contains digital materials that are available in the APS Digital Library. Links to these materials are provided with context in the inventory of this finding aid. A general listing of digital objects may also be found here.

Collection Information

Physical description

5 sound tape reels (1 hr., 42 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, full track, mono ; 7 in.

5 sound tape reels (1 hr., 42 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, full track, mono ; 7 in.

Provenance

Presented by Robert Belvin in 1990 (Acc. 1991-409ms). 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

Project report available in the Phillips Fund Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

Indexing Terms


Genre(s)

  • Sound recordings

Subject(s)

  • Gitksan Indians
  • Indians of North America -- British Columbia
  • Niska Indians
  • Niska Indians -- History
  • Niska language


Detailed Inventory

Audio recordings
  
01-01. Belvin, Robert S. (Robert Stallings), 1958-. Azak, Bertha.
Nisgha elicitation session
1989-08-241 .mp3; 00:05:12

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: 00:05:12


Geographic Name(s): Vancouver (B.C.)

Subject(s): Niska language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:3580

01-02. Belvin, Robert S. (Robert Stallings), 1958-. Azak, Bertha.
Nisgha elicitation session
1989-08-251 .mp3; 00:02:49

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: 00:02:49


Geographic Name(s): Vancouver (B.C.)

Subject(s): Niska language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:3574

01-03. Belvin, Robert S. (Robert Stallings), 1958-. Azak, Bertha.
Nisgha elicitation session
1989-08-281 .mp3; 00:03:58

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: 00:03:58


Geographic Name(s): Vancouver (B.C.)

Subject(s): Niska language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:3568

01-04. Doolan, Dorothy. Belvin, Robert S. (Robert Stallings), 1958-.
Nisgha elicitation session
1989-08-291 .mp3; 00:03:04

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: 00:03:04


Geographic Name(s): Vancouver (B.C.)

Subject(s): Niska language; Anthropological linguistics; Niska language -- Grammar

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:3569

01-05. Belvin, Robert S. (Robert Stallings), 1958-. Azak, Bertha.
Nisgha elicitation session
1989-08-291 .mp3; 00:03:21

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: 00:03:21


Geographic Name(s): Vancouver (B.C.)

Subject(s): Niska language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:3563

01-06. Belvin, Robert S. (Robert Stallings), 1958-. Azak, Bertha.
Nisgha elicitation session
1989-08-301 .mp3; 00:03:42

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: 00:03:42


Geographic Name(s): Vancouver (B.C.)

Subject(s): Niska language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:3560

01-07. Belvin, Robert S. (Robert Stallings), 1958-. Azak, Bertha.
Nisgha elicitation session
1989-08-311 .mp3; 00:03:02

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: 00:03:02


Geographic Name(s): Vancouver (B.C.)

Subject(s): Niska language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:3567

01-08. Belvin, Robert S. (Robert Stallings), 1958-. Azak, Bertha.
Nisgha elicitation session
1989-09-011 .mp3; 00:05:26

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: 00:05:26


Geographic Name(s): Vancouver (B.C.)

Subject(s): Niska language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:3577

02-01. Grandison, Pauline. Belvin, Robert S. (Robert Stallings), 1958-.
Nisgha elicitation session
1990-08-071 .mp3; 00:04:34

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: 00:04:34


Geographic Name(s): New Aiyansh (B.C.)

Subject(s): Niska language; Anthropological linguistics; Niska language -- Grammar

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:3564

02-02. Belvin, Robert S. (Robert Stallings), 1958-. Azak, Joshua. Azak, Bertha.
Nisgha elicitation session
1990-08-071 .mp3; 00:02:06

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: 00:02:06


Geographic Name(s): New Aiyansh (B.C.)

Subject(s): Niska language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:3578

02-03. Haizimsque, Sam. Belvin, Robert S. (Robert Stallings), 1958-.
Nisgha elicitation session
1990-08-091 .mp3; 00:08:10

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: 00:08:10


Geographic Name(s): New Aiyansh (B.C.)

Subject(s): Niska language; Anthropological linguistics; Niska language -- Grammar

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:3565

02-04. Belvin, Robert S. (Robert Stallings), 1958-. Haizimsque, Sam.
Nisgha elicitation session
1990-08-121 .mp3; 00:03:01

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: 00:03:01


Geographic Name(s): New Aiyansh (B.C.)

Subject(s): Anthropological linguistics; Niska language -- Grammar; Niska language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:3566

02-05. Williams, Verna. Robinson, Rosie. Belvin, Robert S. (Robert Stallings), 1958-.
Nisgha elicitation session
1990-08-131 .mp3; 00:05:52

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: 00:05:52


Geographic Name(s): New Aiyansh (B.C.)

Subject(s): Niska language; Anthropological linguistics; Niska language -- Grammar

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:3571

02-06. Williams, Verna. Robinson, Rosie. Belvin, Robert S. (Robert Stallings), 1958-.
Nisgha elicitation session
1990-08-151 .mp3; 00:02:52

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: 00:02:52


Geographic Name(s): New Aiyansh (B.C.)

Subject(s): Niska language; Anthropological linguistics; Niska language -- Grammar

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:3562

02-07. Haizimsque, Sam. Belvin, Robert S. (Robert Stallings), 1958-. Azak, Bertha. Haizimsque, Sarah.
Nisgha elicitation session
1990-08-161 .mp3; 00:08:58

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: 00:08:58


Geographic Name(s): New Aiyansh (B.C.)

Subject(s): Niska language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:3572

03-01. Haizimsque, Sam. Belvin, Robert S. (Robert Stallings), 1958-.
Free translation of Psalm 23
1990-08-101 .mp3; 00:04:31

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: 00:04:31


Geographic Name(s): New Aiyansh (B.C.)

Subject(s): Anthropological linguistics; Bible. O.T. Psalms XXIII; Niska language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:3573

03-02. Haizimsque, Sarah. Belvin, Robert S. (Robert Stallings), 1958-.
Third verse of "When I Survey the Wondrous Cross" in Nisgha
1990-08-101 .mp3; 00:00:59

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: 00:00:59


Geographic Name(s): New Aiyansh (B.C.)

Subject(s): Hymns; Niska language; Anthropological linguistics

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:3576

03-03. Belvin, Robert S. (Robert Stallings), 1958-. Haizimsque, Sam.
Free translation of the Lord's Prayer
1990-08-101 .mp3; 00:01:21

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: 00:01:21


Geographic Name(s): New Aiyansh (B.C.)

Subject(s): Anthropological linguistics; Lord's prayer; Niska language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:3561

04-01. Haizimsque, Sarah. Belvin, Robert S. (Robert Stallings), 1958-.
The Flooding of Old Aiyansh
1990-08-151 .mp3; 00:09:05

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: 00:09:05


Geographic Name(s): New Aiyansh (B.C.)

Subject(s): Anthropological linguistics; Floods -- British Columbia; Aiyansh (B.C.) -- History; Niska language; Niska Indians -- History

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:3579

04-02. Belvin, Robert S. (Robert Stallings), 1958-. Grandison, Pauline.
Narration of Andy Capp Cartoon
1990-08-071 .mp3; 00:02:47

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: 00:02:47


Geographic Name(s): New Aiyansh (B.C.)

Subject(s): Anthropological linguistics; Capp, Andy (Fictitious character); Niska language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:3575

04-03. Haizimsque, Sam. Belvin, Robert S. (Robert Stallings), 1958-.
The Nisgha and Gitksan
1990-08-131 .mp3; 00:19:41

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: 00:19:41


Geographic Name(s): New Aiyansh (B.C.)

Subject(s): Indians of North America -- British Columbia; Niska Indians; Anthropological linguistics; Niska language; Gitksan Indians

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/audio:3570