DOBES Archive

BRF1
This is a narration in Hoocąk. MS25 talks about how he and his brothers grew up in the Black River Falls area. He talks also about his grandfather, how the grandfather (an old Indian) used to play with him and his brothers.
BRF2
This is a narration in Hoocąk. MS25 talks about how he and his brothers grew up in the Black River Falls area.
BRF5
This is a narration in Hoocąk. MS25 talks about how he and his brothers grew up in the Black River Falls area.
BRF6
This is a narration in Hoocąk. MS25 talks about how he and his brothers grew up in the Black River Falls area.
BRF7
This is a narration in Hoocąk. MS25 talks about how he and his brothers grew up in the Black River Falls area.
horses
MS4 and MS7 tell each other stories about horses, e.g. where they bought them and what experience they made riding them.
Game3
The consultants were asked to produce isolated sentences. The aim was to elicite the positional markers of the Hoocąk language. A MPI photo set was used.
BRF3
This is a narration in Hoocąk. MS25 talks about how he and his brothers grew up in the Black River Falls area.
BRF4
This is a narration in Hoocąk. MS25 talks about how he and his brothers grew up in the Black River Falls area.
drum
Story from MS4's life. During a thunderstorm he hears somebody playing a drum.
ecology speech
appeal to the Hoocąk tribe to remember the traditional ways of life especially in nowadays' society
JF03
This is a narration in Hoocąk. Some sentences at the beginning of the story are in English. MS17 tells about the history of Hoocąk and MS17’s family. MS17 talks about his parents, how his father married a woman and how he lost her.
JF04
This is a narration in Hoocąk. Some sentences at the beginning of the story are in English. MS17 tells about the history of Hoocąk and his family. He talks about how his father’s relatives bought land and how he grew up there.
JF06
This is a narration in Hoocąk. Some sentences at the beginning of the story are in English. MS17 tells about the history of Hoocąk and his family. He tells that the Hoocąk people weren’t allowed to speak Hoocąk.
JF08
This is a narration in Hoocąk. Some sentences at the beginning of the story are in English. MS17 tells about the history of Hoocąk and his family. MS17 talks about his mother and how she died.
JF09
This is a narration in Hoocąk. Some sentences at the beginning of the story are in English. MS17 tells about the history of Hoocąk and his family. MS17 talks about his siblings. MS17 talks about a religion.
ghost
MS4 shares a personal spiritual experience. This text is about a ghost MS4 once saw on a road. The next time he went by there he left some food for the spirit to eat. When this is done the spirit never appears again.
JF01
This is a narration in Hoocąk. Some sentences at the beginning of the story are in English. MS17 tells about the history of Hoocąk and MS17’s family. MS17 tells about his father and how the white man came and took MS17’s father to Nebraska.
JF05
This is a narration in Hoocąk. Some sentences at the beginning of the story are in English. MS17 talks about the history of Hoocąk and about his family. He talks about how he together with other children used to go to the school house.
wanuxshak
This is a story about MS32 and his brothers setting the woods on fire.