A Survey of the Beaver Dialects With Respect to Tone Marking

Mss.Rec.284

Date: July 2002 | Size: 4 items

Abstract

Recordings of 5 speakers of Tsattine (Beaver) reading a word list to test for tone and differences between Doig River and Blueberry River dialects. Recorded in Rose Prairie and Buick Creek, British Columbia, in July 2002.

Digital objects note

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Collection Information

Physical description

5 compact discs (1 hr., 15 min.) : digital, mono.

5 compact discs (1 hr., 15 min.) : digital, mono.

Provenance

Donated by Julia Colleen Miller in 2003. 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

Accomapnying mansucript material (report on research, two sets of word lists used in elicitations, and related disseratation) can be found in the Phillips Fund Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General note

The recordings were accessioned into the library on 5 CD-R discs. When the collection was migrated into .WAV files in April of 2012, the first of the 5 discs was found to be in a corrupted state and the data unrecoverable. This disc contained a recording of speaker William Attachie, recorded in Rose Prairie (B.C.) on July 10, 2002, reading from an elicited word list for tone.

Indexing Terms


Genre(s)

  • Sound recordings

Subject(s)

  • Tone (Phonetics)
  • Tsattine language


Detailed Inventory

Audio Recordings
  
02-01. Miller, Julia Colleen. Acko, Annie.
Elicitation for tone, Beaver language, Doig River dialect
2002-07-1600:19:48

General physical description: 00:19:48


Geographic Name(s): Rose Prairie (B.C.)

Subject(s): Phonetics; Tsattine language ; Tone (Phonetics)

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:23210

03-01. Miller, Julia Colleen. Oker, Madeline.
Elicitation for tone, Beaver language, Doig River dialect
2002-07-1900:18:41

General physical description: 00:18:41


Geographic Name(s): Rose Prairie (B.C.)

Subject(s): Phonetics; Tsattine language ; Tone (Phonetics)

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:23211

04-01. Miller, Julia Colleen. Apsassin, May.
Elicitation for tone, Beaver language, Blueberry River dialect
2002-07-2000:21:55

General physical description: 00:21:55


Geographic Name(s): Buick Creek (B.C.)

Subject(s): Phonetics; Tsattine language ; Tone (Phonetics)

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:23212

05-01. Miller, Julia Colleen. Wolf, Lana.
Elicitation for tone, Beaver language, Blueberry River dialect
2002-07-2000:14:50

General physical description: 00:14:50


Geographic Name(s): Buick Creek (B.C.)

Subject(s): Phonetics; Tsattine language ; Tone (Phonetics)

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:23213

Manuscripts
  
"A Survey of the Beaver Dialects with Respect to Tone Marking"
2002-200496 p.

Report on research at Doig River Reserve and Blueberry River Reserve, Fort Saint John, British Columbia, correspondence, release form (4 p.); two sets of word lists, the first with elicited nominal forms (68 sentences, 25 p.), the second elicited verbal forms (64 sentences, 24 p.); "An acoustic analysis of tone in Doig River and Blueberry River Beaver" (MA Thesis, Univ. of Washington, 2003) (43 p.).