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Abenaki and Iroquois Language Audio Recordings and Talks, 1956 - 2006 May Be Restricted

Identifier: 3
Part of MS-1117: Gordon Day papers


Contains reel-to-reel audio tapes of Abenaki language, including vocabulary, intonation, stories, legends, songs, prayers, place names, oral histories, and more recorded by Gordon Day around 1956. The series also includes audio of Stephen Laurent's 1957 reading of Chief Joseph Laurent's "The New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues," published in 1884. Individuals recorded in these tapes speak in English, French, and variations of the Abenaki Dialect. Some audio tapes are related to the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois).


  • 1956 - 2006

Conditions Governing Access

Access to culturally sensitive materials restricted per request of the Conseil des abénakis d'Odanak

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

From the Collection: Algonquian languages

From the Collection: French

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

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Hanover NH 03755 USA

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