Abenaki and Iroquois Language Audio Recordings and Talks, 1956 - 2006 May be restricted
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
Advance notice required for access due to format.
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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