Gordon Day papers, 1942 - 2012Manuscript MS-1117

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Series 3, Abenaki language audio recordings, 1956-2006

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Box: 9, Dates: 1956-1957

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  • Folder: 1, Stephen Laurent - Dialogues, 1957

    "The New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues" by Chief Joseph Laurent, 1884. Read by Stephen Laurent, 1957.

  • Folder: 2, Stephen Laurent - Dialogues, 1957

    "The New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues" by Chief Joseph Laurent, 1884. Read by Stephen Laurent, 1957.

  • Folder: 3, Stephen Laurent - Dialogues, 1957

    "The New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues" by Chief Joseph Laurent, 1884. Read by Stephen Laurent, 1957.

  • Folder: 4, Stephen Laurent - Dialogues, 1957

    "The New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues" by Chief Joseph Laurent, 1884. Read by Stephen Laurent, 1957.

  • Folder: 5, Stephen Laurent - Dialogues, 1957

    "The New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues" by Chief Joseph Laurent, 1884. Read by Stephen Laurent, 1957.

  • Folder: 6, Stephen Laurent - Dialogues, 1957

    "The New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues" by Chief Joseph Laurent, 1884. Read by Stephen Laurent, 1957.

  • Folder: 7, Stephen Laurent -Dialogues, 1957

    "The New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues" by Chief Joseph Laurent, 1884. Read by Stephen Laurent, 1957.

  • Folder: 8, Stephen Laurent - Dialogues, 1957

    "The New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues" by Chief Joseph Laurent, 1884. Read by Stephen Laurent, 1957.

  • Folder: 9, Side A: Marian Obomsawin, Elvine Royce, William Simon Obomsawin Side B: William Simon Obomsawin, circa 1956

    Hymn (Ktsi Niwaskw); love song (Pobamami kogiosaa); canoe song, (Wolinanawalmikw); dirge (Wslinosizak); jingle (kani kani); conversation; traditional history (Odepsek, in English); legend (Manogemasak); words and phrases

  • Folder: 10, William Simon Obomsawin , circa 1956

    Words and phrases; family names

  • Folder: 11, William Simon Obomsawin , circa 1956

    Family names; Vermont place names

  • Folder: 12, William Simon Obomsawin , circa 1956

    Tree names; uses; phrases

  • Folder: 13, Side A: William Simon Obomsawin Side B: Marian Obomsawin, Elvine Royce, circa 1956

    Tree names; uses; phrases; Vocabulary for lexicostatistics

Box: 10, Dates: circa 1956

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  • Folder: 1, Marian Obomsawin, Elvine Royce, circa 1956

    Vocabulary for lexicostatistics

  • Folder: 2, Side A: Marian Obomsawin, Elvine Royce; Philip Wawanolet Side B: Philip Wawanolet, circa 1956

    Vocabulary for lexicostatistics Our Father, with translation; Hail Mary; Sign of the Cross; loan words

  • Folder: 3, Side A: Philip Wawanolet. Ambrose Obomsawin Side B: Ambrose Obomsawin, circa 1956

    Loan words; miscellaneous words; phrases of greeting and farewell; phrases of "speaking Indian"; discussion in English; weather phrases

  • Folder: 4, Ambrose Obomsawin, circa 1956

    Weather phrases; vocabulary for lexicostatistics

  • Folder: 5, Ambrose Obomsawin, circa 1956

    Vocabulary for lexicostatistics

  • Folder: 6, Side A: Ambrose Obomsawin Side B: Ambrose Obomsawin, Marian Obomsawin, William Simon Obomsawin, circa 1956

    Vocabulary for lexicostatistics; vocabulary for time and dates; prayer and hymn words; loan words; words and phrases showing medical voicing of consonants, length, stress, syllabic, etc.

  • Folder: 7, Marian Obomsawin, William Simon Obomsawin, circa 1956

    Words and phrases showing medical voicing of consonants, length, stress, syllabic; Merrimac Valley place names; William Simon Obomsawin autobiographical text

  • Folder: 8, William Simon Obomsawin, circa 1956

    Autobiographical texts (first continued, second and third); English comment on texts; St. Maurice River names

  • Folder: 9, Side A: William Simon Obomsawin, Ambrose Obomsawin Side B: Ambrose Obomsawin, circa 1956

    Third autobiographical text and comment in text in English; vocabulary for comparative Algonkian; Disyllables

  • Folder: 10, Ambrose Obomsawin, circa 1956

    Disyllables; vocabulary illustrating sounds

  • Folder: 11, Side A: Ambrose Obomsawin, Theophile Panadis, William Simon Obomsawin Side B: William Simon Obomsawin, circa 1956

    Vocabulary illustrating sounds; intonation examples; monosyllables; conversation. Story of Indians in Vermont; Iroquois claim to Vermont; English comment; Vermont and New Hampshire place names

  • Folder: 12, Side A: William Simon Obomsawin Side B: William Simon Obomsawin, Louis Watso, circa 1956

    Vermont and New Hampshire place names; hunting story in English; Words

  • Folder: 13, Side A: Louis Watso, Ambrose Obomsawin Side B: Ambrose Obomsawin, circa 1956

    Words; vocabulary for comparative Algonkian

Box: 11, Dates: circa 1956

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  • Folder: 1, Ambrose Obomsawin, circa 1956

    Vocabulary for comparative Algonkian; words showing intervocalic stops

  • Folder: 2, Ambrose Obomsawin, circa 1956

    Words showing intervocalic stops, stress patterns, stop clusters, affricates, and stops; Examples of intonation; hunting tale, words showing w and b; vocabulary for body parts; primer lesson used at Odanak

  • Folder: 3, Side A: Elvine Royce, Louis Portneuf, William Simon Obomsawin Side B: William Simon Obomsawin, circa 1956

    Greeting; tradition of raid; traditional lament; hop dance song; lament; tradition of Chief Simon Obomsawin and the reservation boundary; names of fish; names of animals, discussion of trading posts and Canadian politics; Story of Riel Rebellion by informant from Riel's son

  • Folder: 4, Side A :William Simon Obomsawin, Elvine Royce Side B: William Simon Obomsawin, Elvine Royce, Ambrose Obomsawin, circa 1956

    Names of animals; Traditional story (Odepsek); comment and conversation; tradition of Missiquoi; use of flint and fire-making; how to make pan bread; sentences from Peter Masta's primer

  • Folder: 5, Ambrose Obomsawin, circa 1956

    St. Francis Valley place names

  • Folder: 6, Ambrose Obomsawin, circa 1956

    St. Francis Valley place names; Legend (porcupine and beaver)

  • Folder: 7, Side A: Ambrose Obomsawin Side B: Ambrose Obomsawin, Stephen Laurent, Philip Wawansolet, circa 1956

    Legend (porcupine and beaver); dialogue 11 from J. Laurent; song (wigodamoda); war dance song; snake song; prayers words; song (Au Nicolet); Swadesh's 100-word vocabulary

  • Folder: 8, Side A: Stephen Laurent, Georgiana Laurent, Louis Portneuf Side B: Louis Portneuf, circa 1956

    Swadesh's 100-word vocabulary; sentences; love song (Salakiwi); Vocabulary of lexicostatistics

  • Folder: 9, Theophile Panadis, circa 1956

    Legends (Pmola, Koaiagwendawas, Manigebeskwas); words for sitting and eating; expressions for river travel and winter trapping; words pertaining to wind and hair; words for birch bark containers; how to trap and conserve beaver; snake dance song with drum; war dance song with rattle; wedding round song with rattle; social song; anthem (Kedodana); words showing intervocalic stop clusters; song (nidobasis kagwiato)

  • Folder: 10, Louis Portneuf, circa 1956

    Vocabulary for lexicostatistics

  • Folder: 11, Ambrose Obomsawin, circa 1956

    Kinship terms

  • Folder: 12, Side A: William Simon Obomsawin, Marian Obomsawin, Elvine Royce Side B: Charles Boivin, circa 1956

    Vermont Historical Society meeting in Montpelier, 1956 Montagnais names

  • Folder: 13, Chief Wild Horse (Clinton Mye Haines), circa 1956

    Lord's prayer, words and phrases in Wampanoag language

Box: 12, Dates: circa 1956

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  • Folder: 1, Side A: Agnes and Theophile Panadis Side B: Theophile Panadis, circa 1956

    Swadesh vocabulary

  • Folder: 2, Theophile Panadis, circa 1956

    Mammal names, discussion, and anecdotes

  • Folder: 3, Theophile Panadis, circa 1956

    Mammal names, discussion, and anecdotes

  • Folder: 4, Theophile Panadis, circa 1956

    Reptile and amphibian names and discussion

  • Folder: 5, Theophile Panadis, circa 1956

    Fish names and discussion

  • Folder: 6, Side A: Sieford Robert Obomsawin Side B: Sieford Robert Obomsawin, Theophile Panadis, circa 1956

    Autobiographical statement; prayers; Swadesh vocabulary Conversation

  • Folder: 7, Side A: Sieford Robert Obomsawin, Philip Wawansolat Side B: Philip Wawansolet, circa 1956

    Conversation and anecdotes Swadesh vocabulary

  • Folder: 8, Side A: Philip Wawansolat Side B: Agnes and Theophile Panadis, circa 1956

    Swadesh vocabulary; Tradition of Kokohassek; making and care of moccasins and moose hock moccasins; curing by personal power; tradition of Pedegwadois; tradition of Abenaki first visit to St. Francis River; Tradition of Roger's raid

  • Folder: 9, Louis and Irene ( LaGrave ) Hannis, circa 1956

    Swadesh vocabulary

  • Folder: 10, Side A: Jessie Benedict, Elsie Watso Side B: Elsie Watso, circa 1956

    Swadesh vocabulary

  • Folder: 11, Side A: Ambrose Obomsawin, Louis Portneuf, Theophile Panadis Side B: Theophile Panadis, Alice Masta Nolet, circa 1956

    Monosyllables in isolation and context; short autobiographical text (Ambrose Obomsawin); three stories; conversation about muskrat trapping; hymn (Odagaba Poozowaa); Swadesh vocabulary

  • Folder: 12, Side A: Angelique Msadoques, Juliette Wawansolet, Anna Capino Godon Side B: Anna Capino Godon, Carrie and Marjorie Hoff, circa 1956

    Conversation Swadesh vocabulary

  • Folder: 13, Side A: Anna Capino Godon, Carrie and Marjorie Hoff, Edward Hannis Side B: Edward Hannis, circa 1956

    Swadesh vocabulary Story: The Haunted Campsite

Box: 13, Dates: 1956-2006

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  • Folder: 1, Side A: Edward Hannis Side B: Ambrose Obomsawin, Agnes Panadis, Edward Hannis, circa 1956

    Tradition of Odepsek; Swadesh vocabulary; conversation

  • Folder: 2, Philip Wawansolet, circa 1956

    Swadesh vocabulary

  • Folder: 3, "Abenakis and English Dialogues" by Jospeh Laurent, 1884. Read by Stephen Laurent, 1957. - Compact Disc, 2006
  • Folder: 4, Elvine Obomsawin Royce, William Simon Obomsawin with Gordon Day - Cassette Tape, 1987
  • Folder: 5, Elvine Obomsawin Royce, WM Simon Obomsawin with Gordon Day - Cassette Tape, 1987
  • Folder: 6, Elvine Obomsawin Royce, WM Simon Obomsawin w Gordon Day - Cassette Tape, 1987
  • Folder: 7, William Simon Obomsawin with Gordon Day - Cassette Tape, 1987

Box: 14, Dates: 2012

Compact Disc copies of reel to reel audio. Originally recorded circa 1956.

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Box: 15, Dates: 2012

Compact Disc copies of reel to reel audio. Originally recorded circa 1956.

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Box: 16, Dates: 2012

Compact Disc copies of reel to reel audio. Originally recorded circa 1956.

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Box: 17, Dates: 2012

Compact Disc copies of reel to reel audio. Originally recorded circa 1956.

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