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Bill bear movies
The raconteur talked about his experience with the film industry. He concentrated on the description of how he got down to participate in movies. Besides this he spoke about the type of character Indians usually embody in such movies.
ED_08
FS5 speaks about the loss of knowledge concerning the Indian way of life.
EDII_04
FS5 talks about women and what they were taught by their Hoocąk elders.
CHT_discussion
MS31, MS4 and MS30 talked about stories they've listened to in their childhood. The grandfathers told them the stories. The stories are about fasting and thirsting. They had to go through hard times. MS4 and MS31 were of the opinion that it was very important to them to listen to such stories.
BO_fasting
MS4 is talking about his first fasting for vision experience (took 4 days and 4 nights). He speaks about the dreams he had during the fasting. MS4 was 11/12 years old. Young boys are considered to be men after this practice.
ED_05
FS5 talks about what and how she was taught by her mother (behavioral rules, relationship to her Teegas). She also speaks about her feathering ceremony.
ghaak
FS12 talks about her childhood and her adult life. She used to cry a lot because she didn't know her mother.
JSmoke
This story is about the speaker's childhood. She talks about picking berries, cooking deer and living on a farm.
When_the_Roll_is_Called_Up_Yonder
The speaker says that he was little when he gave his heart/life to the Earthmaker and that this is what the hearer should do too if s/he thinks this is something good and true. The speaker also says that when a believer dies s/he will be singing.
deer_story
This story is about two elderly men who hit a deer with their car. Thinking it was dead they threw it into the back. The deer, however, came back to consciousness.
deerhunt
a short story about hunting deer
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.
ED_02
FS5 speaks about the place where she used to live with her parents, about school, farms, and the way they lived.
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.
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.
napak
This story is about how the raconteur used to go cherry picking with his grandmother and other Hoocąks when he was little.
BRF3
This is a narration in Hoocąk. MS25 talks about how he and his brothers grew up in the Black River Falls area.
EDII_13
FS5 talks about women and what they were taught by their Hoocąk elders.
alvin_cloud
This is a story about MS1's childhood. He speaks about what he was taught by his parents and that Hoocąk used to be the only language spoken (at home).
ED_03
FS5 speaks about her siblings, how her family managed life (work, hunting etc.) and how she learned to make baskets. She also gives a brief description of what wigwams were like.