DOBES Archive

action_with_feet001
Some actions you can do with your feet (e.g. my son doesn't walk, you stepped on my foot). Some miscellaneous vocabularies.
ws-early_contact001
In this part of the workshop, the participants were asked to have a conversation or to tell a story. Here, speakers talk about different topics.
medicine002
traditional medicine, how the Beaver Indians use special plants and trees as medicine. Also some talk about winter stock and food.
household_items_lex002
Some household items (e.g. TV, radio, bell, heater, fridge) and some miscellaneous vocabularies are elicited.
landmarks_animals001
Many animal denotations of the area, also many land marks, and trees and berries elicited. Miscellaneous vocabulary.
onomatopoetica004
Different sounds of animals are elicited and also some other onomatopoetica are elicited (e.g. to snore, to sneeze). Some parts of the paradigm of "to whisper".
placenames003
Some placenames of the lakes and other places in the area. Some landmarks are also elicited.
frogstory006
frogstory "Frog, where are you?"
paradigm_pick_berries002
paradigm of "to pick berries"
ws-potato001
In this part of the workshop, the participants are asked to pronounce some Beaver words in order to get comparable data for further dialect analyses. Here: potato
paradigm_feed001
paradigm of "to feed"
misc_verbs006
miscellaneous verbs and verb forms (to cut, to pluck, to singe, to jump, to lay, to pour, to step, to kick, to spit, to chew, to taste, to snore, to whistle, to feel)
sewing001
sowing a gun case
bite002
miscellaneous verb forms of "to bite" and "to mock".
talk_shut_up001
in this session, different forms for "to talk", "to talk quietly", "to stop talking", "to shut up" etc. are elicited.
tribes001
tribes of beavers
paradigm_eat_berries001
paradigm of "to eat berries", some progressive forms like "they are eating berries" and some future forms like "we'll eat them"
weather012
frosty weather vocabulary (to melt, to thaw).
hunting008
Hunting vocabularies (skin the beaver, I snared it, I trapped a beaver, etc.) and miscellaneous vocabularies.