The Seneca Language

Mss.Rec.232

Date: 1958 | Size: 1 reel(s)

Abstract

A narrated overview of various features of the Seneca language, including its vocabulary, phonetics, grammar, discursive patterns, and relation to other languages. Primarily in English, with some Seneca. Includes a brief recording of counting in Wyandot.

Collection Information

Provenance

This recording was removed from the Elisabeth Tooker Papers (Ms.Coll.84). (Acc. 1995-1175r)

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

Personal Name(s)

  • Chafe, Wallace L.
  • Tooker, Elisabeth, 1927-2004

Subject(s)

  • Indians of North America -- Languages
  • Seneca language
  • Wyandot language


Detailed Inventory

Audio recordings
  
01-01. Chafe, Wallace L..
The Seneca Language
19581 .mp3; 00:19:37

A narrated overview of various features of the Seneca language, including its vocabulary, phonetics, grammar, discursive patterns, and relation to other languages. Primarily in English, with some Seneca. Includes a brief recording of counting in Wyandot. This recording was removed from the Elisabeth Tooker Papers (MS Coll. 84).

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.


Subject(s): Iroquoian languages; Seneca language; Indians of North America -- Languages -- Classification

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