Tuscarora language materials narrated by Chief Elton Greene

Mss.Rec.88

Date: 1971-1972 | Size: 6 reel(s)

Abstract

Tuscarora linguistic material, given by consultant in English and Tuscarora. Includes verbs, grammar, numerals, days, months, seasons, greetings, weather, body parts, and colors. Also includes a short speech given in Tuscarora, then English, on how Tuscarora chiefs are chosen and the preservation of Tuscarora language and customs.

Collection Information

Provenance

Donated by Marianne Mithun in 1972 (Acc. 1972 1546rec). 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.

Indexing Terms


Genre(s)

  • Sound recordings

Subject(s)

  • Tuscarora Indians -- Politics and government
  • Tuscarora Indians -- Social life and customs
  • Tuscarora language


Detailed Inventory

Tape 1
  
01-01. Greene, Elton. Mithun, Marianne.
Tuscarora Language Materials, Side 1
1971-06-241 .mp3; 00:15:01

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.


Subject(s): Time -- Terminology; Tuscarora language

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01-02. Mithun, Marianne. Greene, Elton.
Tuscarora Language Materials, Side 2
1971-06-251 .mp3; 00:16:02

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.


Subject(s): Tuscarora language

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Tape 2
  
02-01. Greene, Elton. Mithun, Marianne.
Tuscarora Language Materials, Side 3
1971-07-021 .mp3; 00:16:19

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): Weather; Tuscarora language

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02-02. Mithun, Marianne. Greene, Elton.
Tuscarora Language Materials, Side 4
1971-07-071 .mp3; 00:14:01

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.


Subject(s): Tuscarora language

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Tape 3
  
03-01. Mithun, Marianne. Greene, Elton.
Tuscarora Language Materials, Side 5
1971-07-131 .mp3; 00:09:32

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): Human body -- Terminology; Colors, Words for; Tuscarora language

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03-02. Mithun, Marianne. Greene, Elton.
Tuscarora Language Materials, Side 6
1971-07-151 .mp3; 00:12:27

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): Tuscarora language

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Tape 4
  
04-01. Greene, Elton. Mithun, Marianne.
Tuscarora Language Materials, Side 7 (The Lord's Prayer)
1971-07-191 .mp3; 00:12:46

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): Lord's prayer; Tuscarora language

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04-02. Mithun, Marianne. Greene, Elton.
Tuscarora Language Materials, Side 8
1971-07-231 .mp3; 00:10:58

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.


Subject(s): Tuscarora language

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Tape 5
  
05-01. Greene, Elton. Mithun, Marianne.
Tuscarora Language Materials, Side 9
1971-07-251 .mp3; 00:13:59

Covers miscellaneous expressions and grammatical constructions, followed by a short speech given in Tuscarora, then English, on how Tuscarora chiefs are chosen and the preservation of Tuscarora language and customs.

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): Tuscarora Indians -- Social life and customs; Tuscarora Indians -- Politics and government; Tuscarora language

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05-02. Mithun, Marianne. Greene, Elton.
Tuscarora Language Materials, Side 10
1971-07-281 .mp3; 00:11:36

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): Tuscarora language

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Tape 6
  
06-01. Greene, Elton. Mithun, Marianne.
Tuscarora Language Materials, Side 11
1971-08-031 .mp3; 00:12:10

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.


Subject(s): Tuscarora language

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