DOBES Archive

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.
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.
drum
Story from MS4's life. During a thunderstorm he hears somebody playing a drum.
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.
joke
The joke is about farmers asking an Indian when it is going to rain.
Game1
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.
BRF6
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.
ecology speech
appeal to the Hoocąk tribe to remember the traditional ways of life especially in nowadays' society
BRF5
This is a narration in Hoocąk. MS25 talks about how he and his brothers grew up in the Black River Falls area.
Game2
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.
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.
BRF3
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.
wanuxshak
This is a story about MS32 and his brothers setting the woods on fire.
ghaak
FS12 talks about her childhood and her adult life. She used to cry a lot because she didn't know her mother.
JF07
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 he lived in the boarding school.
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.
willard_speech
The raconteur speaks about his family and about how his family's name came about.
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.