Canadian Eskimo Dialects

Mss.Rec.74

Date: 1968 | Size: 11 reel(s)

Abstract

Field recordings of Inuit languages recorded in 1968 in Eskimo Point, Baker Lake, Coppermine, Cambridge Bay, Baffin Island, and Rankin Inlet. The language consultants include Tom Kalanyek (Inuvik), Edward Felix (Tuktoyaktuk), Naomi Niptnatiak (Kugluktuk), Doris Kekpak (Cambridge Bay), Thomas Angutitchauk (Gjoa Haven), Jimmy Gibbons (Repulse Bay, resident of Arviat), Hugh Ungunga (also named Tapatai?) (Baker Lake), Phillip Sheetoga (Rankin Inlet), David Uvingayak and Thomas Katlak (Arviat), Rebecca Kitsualik (Pond Inlet, resident of Gjoa Haven), Martha Adams (Kuujjuaq, resident of Rankin Inlet).

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Collection Information

Physical description

11 sound tape reels (2 hr., 4 min.) : analog, 3 3/4 ips, half track, mono ; 3 in.

11 sound tape reels (2 hr., 4 min.) : analog, 3 3/4 ips, half track, mono ; 3 in.

Processing information

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

Related material

A report on the research is available in the Phillips Fund Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

Indexing Terms


Genre(s)

  • Sound recordings

Subject(s)

  • Indians of North America -- Northwest Territories -- Languages
  • Indians of North America -- Nunavut -- Languages
  • Inuit language
  • Inuktitut dialect


Detailed Inventory

Tape 1
  
01-01. Gibbons, Jimmy. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-. Zibell, Wilfried.
Inuktitut sentences
196800:04:05

Elicitation of Western Canadian Inuktitut sentences. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:04:05


Geographic Name(s): Arviat (Nunavut)

Subject(s): Inuit language; Inuktitut dialect; Inuit -- Canada

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5960

Tape 2
  
02-01. Uvinaiyak, David. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-. Zibell, Wilfried.
Inuktitut narrative
196800:03:12

Untranslated narrative in Western Canadian Inuktitut. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:03:12


Geographic Name(s): Arviat (Nunavut)

Subject(s): Inuit -- Canada; Inuit language; Inuktitut dialect

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5956

02-02. Uvinaiyak, David. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-. Zibell, Wilfried.
Inuktitut narrative
1968-02-2500:08:25

Untranslated narrative in Western Canadian Inuktitut. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:08:25


Geographic Name(s): Arviat (Nunavut)

Subject(s): Inuit -- Canada; Inuit language; Inuktitut dialect

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5964

02-03. Zibell, Wilfried. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-.
Inuktitut narrative
196800:02:06

Untranslated narrative in Western Canadian Inuktitut given by an unidentified male speaker. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:02:06


Geographic Name(s): Nunavut

Subject(s): Inuit -- Canada; Inuit language; Inuktitut dialect

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5961

02-04. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-. Zibell, Wilfried.
Inuktitut narrative
196800:05:31

Untranslated narrative in Western Canadian Inuktitut given by an unidentified female speaker. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:05:31


Geographic Name(s): Nunavut

Subject(s): Inuit language; Inuktitut dialect; Inuit -- Canada

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5940

Tape 3
  
03-01. Zibell, Wilfried. Ungunga, Hugh (Tapatai?). Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-.
Inuktitut sentences
196800:01:56

Elicitation of Western Canadian Inuktitut sentences. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:01:56


Geographic Name(s): Baker Lake (Nunavut)

Subject(s): Inuit -- Canada; Inuit language; Inuktitut dialect

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5941

03-02. Ungunga, Hugh (Tapatai?). Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-. Zibell, Wilfried.
Inuktitut narrative
196800:00:53

Untranslated narrative in Western Canadian Inuktitut. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:00:53


Geographic Name(s): Baker Lake (Nunavut)

Subject(s): Inuit -- Canada; Inuit language; Inuktitut dialect

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5950

03-03. Angutitchauk, Thomas. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-. Zibell, Wilfried.
Inuktitut story about local co-op
196800:00:39

Untranslated story in Western Canadian Inuktitut. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:00:39


Geographic Name(s): Gjoa Haven (Nunavut)

Subject(s): Inuit -- Canada; Inuit language; Inuktitut dialect

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5958

03-04. Angutitchauk, Thomas. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-. Zibell, Wilfried.
Story about childhood, hunting, and fishing
196800:04:41

Untranslated autobiographical narrative in Western Canadian Inuktitut. Recording contains beeping background noise. Recorded as part of dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:04:41


Geographic Name(s): Gjoa Haven (Nunavut)

Subject(s): Inuit language; Inuktitut dialect; Fishing; Inuit -- Canada; Hunting

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5954

Tape 4
  
04-01. Zibell, Wilfried. Katlak, Thomas. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-.
Inuktitut words and phrases
196800:04:24

Elicitation of Western Canadian Inuktitut words and phrases. Recording contains beeping background noise. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:04:24


Geographic Name(s): Arviat (Nunavut)

Subject(s): Inuit -- Canada; Inuit language; Inuktitut dialect

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5942

Tape 5
  
05-01. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-. Zibell, Wilfried.
Inuktitut Christian words and phrases
196800:05:24

Elicitation of Western Canadian Inuktitut words and phrases, primarily relating to aspects of Christianity, with an unidentified male speaker. Recording contains beeping background noise. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:05:24


Geographic Name(s): Kugluktuk (Nunavut)

Subject(s): Inuit -- Canada -- Religion; Christianity -- Terminology; Inuit language; Inuktitut dialect

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5947

05-02. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-. Zibell, Wilfried.
Inuktitut sentences
196800:04:16

Elicitation of Western Canadian Inuktitut sentences with an unidentified male speaker. Contains beeping background noise. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:04:16


Geographic Name(s): Kugluktuk (Nunavut)

Subject(s): Inuktitut dialect; Inuit -- Canada; Inuit language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5963

05-03. Niptnatiak, Naomi. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-. Zibell, Wilfried.
Inuktitut Christian words and phrases
196800:04:27

Elicitation of Western Canadian Inuktitut words and phrases, primarily relating to aspects of Christianity. Recording contains beeping background noise. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:04:27


Geographic Name(s): Kugluktuk (Nunavut)

Subject(s): Christianity -- Terminology; Inuktitut dialect; Inuit -- Canada -- Religion; Inuit language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5953

05-04. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-. Zibell, Wilfried.
Coppermine story (Inuktitut)
196800:00:37

Story given in Western Canadian Inuktitut by an unidentified male speaker. Free translation given in subsequent program. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:00:37


Geographic Name(s): Kugluktuk (Nunavut)

Subject(s): Igloos; Inuit -- Canada; Hunting; Inuit language; Inuktitut dialect

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5943

05-05. Zibell, Wilfried. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-.
Coppermine story (English)
196800:02:02

Free translation in English of preceding story. See Related Recording.

General physical description: 00:02:02


Geographic Name(s): Kugluktuk (Nunavut)

Subject(s): Inuit -- Canada; Hunting; Inuit language; Inuktitut dialect; Igloos

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5935

05-06. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-. Zibell, Wilfried.
Hymn #103: Jesus, Tender Shepherd, Hear Me
196800:01:28

Christian hymn sung in Western Canadian Inuktitut by an unidentified male singer. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:01:28


Geographic Name(s): Kugluktuk (Nunavut)

Subject(s): Inuit -- Canada; Hymns; Inuit language; Inuktitut dialect

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5949

05-07. Zibell, Wilfried. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-.
Inuktitut speech
196800:00:20

Brief untranslated narrative in Western Canadian Inuktitut by an unidentified male speaker. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:00:20


Geographic Name(s): Kugluktuk (Nunavut)

Subject(s): Inuktitut dialect; Inuit -- Canada; Inuit language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5955

05-08. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-. Zibell, Wilfried.
Inuktitut Christian words and phrases
196800:01:18

Elicitation of Western Canadian Inuktitut words and phrases, primarily relating to aspects of Christianity, with an unidentified male speaker. Recording contains beeping background noise. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:01:18


Geographic Name(s): Kugluktuk (Nunavut)

Subject(s): Christianity -- Terminology; Inuktitut dialect; Inuit -- Canada -- Religion; Inuit language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5933

Tape 6
  
06-01. Zibell, Wilfried. Niptnatiak, Naomi. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-.
Story about igloos (Inuktitut)
196800:02:47

Story given in Western Canadian Inuktitut. Free translation given in subsequent program. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:02:47


Geographic Name(s): Kugluktuk (Nunavut)

Subject(s): Inuit -- Canada; Igloos; Inuit language; Inuktitut dialect

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5962

06-02. Niptnatiak, Naomi. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-. Zibell, Wilfried.
Story about igloos (English)
196800:02:32

Free translation in English of preceding story. See Related Recording.

General physical description: 00:02:32


Geographic Name(s): Kugluktuk (Nunavut)

Subject(s): Igloos; Inuktitut dialect; Inuit -- Canada; Inuit language

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5959

Tape 7
  
07-01. Kekpak, Doris. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-. Zibell, Wilfried.
Inuktitut autobiographical narrative
196800:02:12

Untranslated narrative in Western Canadian Inuktitut. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:02:12


Geographic Name(s): Cambridge Bay (Nunavut)

Subject(s): Inuit -- Canada; Inuit language; Inuktitut dialect

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5932

07-02. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-. Zibell, Wilfried.
Unidentified Inuktitut narrative
196800:01:35

Untranslated narrative in Western Canadian Inuktitut given by an unidentified male speaker. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:01:35


Geographic Name(s): Cambridge Bay (Nunavut)

Subject(s): Inuit language; Inuktitut dialect; Inuit -- Canada

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5945

07-03. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-. Zibell, Wilfried. Hill, Marian.
Inuktitut words and phrases
196800:05:54

Elicitation of Western Canadian Inuktitut words and phrases. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:05:54


Geographic Name(s): Nunavut

Subject(s): Inuit -- Canada; Inuit language; Inuktitut dialect

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5957

07-04. Hill, Marian. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-. Zibell, Wilfried.
Inuktitut words and phrases
196800:03:20

Elicitation of Western Canadian Inuktitut words and phrases. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:03:20


Geographic Name(s): Nunavut

Subject(s): Inuit -- Canada; Inuit language; Inuktitut dialect

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5952

Tape 8
  
08-01. Sheetoga, Phillip. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-. Zibell, Wilfried.
Inuktitut words and phrases
196800:06:12

Elicitation of Western Canadian Inuktitut words and phrases. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:06:12


Geographic Name(s): Rankin Inlet (Nunavut)

Subject(s): Inuit -- Canada; Inuit language; Inuktitut dialect

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5934

Tape 9
  
09-01. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-. Zibell, Wilfried.
Inuktitut words and phrases
196800:01:04

Elicitation of Western Canadian Inuktitut words and phrases with an unidentified female speaker. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:01:04


Geographic Name(s): Nunavut

Subject(s): Inuit language; Inuktitut dialect; Inuit -- Canada

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5939

09-02. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-. Zibell, Wilfried.
Inuktitut narrative and conversation
196800:07:54

Untranslated narrative in Western Canadian Inuktitut given by an unidentified male speaker, followed by a brief conversation. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:07:54


Geographic Name(s): Nunavut

Subject(s): Inuit -- Canada; Inuit language; Inuktitut dialect

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5931

Tape 10
  
10-01. Zibell, Wilfried. Felix, Edward. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-.
Inuktitut narrative
196800:02:10

Untranslated narrative in Western Canadian Inuktitut. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:02:10


Geographic Name(s): Tuktoyaktuk (N.W.T.)

Subject(s): Inuit -- Canada; Inuit language; Inuktitut dialect

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5946

10-02. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-. Zibell, Wilfried. Felix, Edward.
Story about whale hunting (Inuktitut)
196800:03:01

Story given in Western Canadian Inuktitut. Free translation given in subsequent program. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:03:01


Geographic Name(s): Tuktoyaktuk (N.W.T.)

Subject(s): Inuit -- Canada; Whaling; Inuit language; Inuktitut dialect

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5948

10-03. Felix, Edward. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-. Zibell, Wilfried.
Story about whale hunting (English)
196800:02:14

Free translation in English of preceding story. See Related Recording.

General physical description: 00:02:14


Geographic Name(s): Tuktoyaktuk (N.W.T.)

Subject(s): Inuit language; Whaling; Inuktitut dialect; Inuit -- Canada

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5944

10-04. Felix, Edward. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-. Zibell, Wilfried.
Inuktitut words and phrases
196800:04:23

Elicitation of Western Canadian Inuktitut words and phrases. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:04:23


Geographic Name(s): Tuktoyaktuk (N.W.T.)

Subject(s): Inuit -- Canada; Inuit language; Inuktitut dialect

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5937

10-05. Felix, Edward. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-. Zibell, Wilfried.
Inuktitut narrative
196800:02:00

Untranslated narrative in Western Canadian Inuktitut. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:02:00


Geographic Name(s): Tuktoyaktuk (N.W.T.)

Subject(s): Inuit -- Canada; Inuit language; Inuktitut dialect

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5938

10-06. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-. Zibell, Wilfried. Felix, Edward.
Inuktitut narrative
196800:01:01

Untranslated narrative in Western Canadian Inuktitut. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:01:01


Geographic Name(s): Tuktoyaktuk (N.W.T.)

Subject(s): Inuit -- Canada; Inuit language; Inuktitut dialect

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5951

Tape 11
  
11-01. Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-. Zibell, Wilfried.
Inuktitut narrative
196800:04:10

Untranslated narrative in Western Canadian Inuktitut given by an unidentified male speaker. Recorded as part of a dialect survey in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. A report on the survey is available in the Phillips Fund collection (Mss.497.3.Am4).

General physical description: 00:04:10


Geographic Name(s): Nunavut

Subject(s): Inuit -- Canada; Inuit language; Inuktitut dialect

Access digital object:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/islandora/object/audio:5936