Play annotation Speakers are Guneiwtí Marsha Hotch (left) and Kaaxk’wei Evelyn Hotch (right). Recorded October 30, 2007 at Alaska Native Sisterhood Hall in Klukwan, Alaska. Produced at the University of Alaska Southeast, this material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0853788. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
Recorded by Alice Taff. Tlingit transcription by David Strong with Evelyn Hotch, Jootéen Jessica Isturis, and X̱ʼunei Lance Twitchell. English translation by David Strong, Evelyn Hotch, and Naakil.aan Mark Hans Chester. Proofread by Keri Edwards and Helen Sarabia. SYMBOLS: {false start}, (added for clarity), [translator/transcriber's note]. ??? = canʼt understand. HS=Helen Sarabia
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Play annotation Tlél áyáx̱ yatee ax̱ tuḵ'atáali. [Or: tlél áyáx̱ utí ax̱ tuḵ'atáali.]
Itʼs not like my pants. [break in utterance]
Play annotation Canvas?
Play annotation Wáa sá duwasáakw "canvas"?
What do they call "canvas"?
Play annotation S'ísaa hídi. S'ísaa hít.
Tent. Tent.
Play annotation S'ísaa hít,
Tent, [Canvas house]
Play annotation yáx̱ yatee át
the one thatʼs like it
Play annotation áwé yak'éi.
is good.
Play annotation Tlél ax̱ jee.
I donʼt have it.
Play annotation Gwál yáat'aa.
Maybe this one.
Play annotation Tléik'?
No?
Play annotation Kana.aaḵw.
Try it.
Play annotation Kana.aaḵw.
Try it.
Play annotation Isikóo gé wáa sá duwasáakw yáat'aa?
Do you know what they call this?
Play annotation Wé frames.
The frames.
Play annotation Ch'a a daat tunataan.
Just think about it.
Play annotation T'éesh áwé x̱wsikóo.
I know "tanning frame".
Play annotation T'eeyshú?
Elbow?
Play annotation T'éesh. T'éesh.
Tanning frame. [4 poles tied off into a square]
Play annotation
The
Play annotation a doogú
hide
Play annotation a kaadé
on it [the tanning frame]
Play annotation kadusdúx' nooch.
they would tie it. [They would stretch the hide onto the tanning frame.]
Play annotation Ch'as áwé x̱wsikóo.
Thatʼs all I know.
Play annotation Naaxein.
Chilkat robe.
Play annotation ??? x̱wasikóo.
??? I know.
Play annotation Mm-hmm.
Play annotation Naaxein.
Chilkat robe.
Play annotation X̱át tsú wé
Me too, the
Play annotation ax̱ tuwáa sigóo
I want to
Play annotation gwál x̱at {sha- shawu- "old lady"}
Maybe [prompting for "when I'm old"]
Play annotation X̱at wudashaaní.
When I'm old.
Play annotation X̱at wudashaaní,
When I'm old,
Play annotation gwál aaG̱áa áwé
maybe at that time,
Play annotation naaxein {kḵwala-}
a Chilkat robe (I will make one.)
Play annotation Hél tsú a daat oox̱ajoon x̱át ḵu.aa.
I donʼt even dream about that.
Play annotation Yáat'aa wé um,
This one, the um,
Play annotation wé jánu x̱aawú.
the mountain goat wool.
Play annotation X̱waa.óos'.
I washed it?
Play annotation X̱wali.óos'?
I washed it?
Play annotation X̱waa.óos'.
I washed it.
Play annotation Aaá.
Yes.
Play annotation AaG̱áa áwé wé,
And then the,
Play annotation wé a x̱aawú aatx̱
its hairs (wool) off,
Play annotation {Kax̱al-}
Play annotation {Kax̱a-}
Play annotation Ax̱ aayí tsú?
Mine too?
Play annotation Aatx̱ kax̱alayeesh. [x̱awayeesh]
I'm pulling it off.
Play annotation Wáa sá duwasáakw?
What's it called?
Play annotation .Í!
Geez!
Play annotation Iyatéen ákyá?
Do you see this?
Play annotation Liyáat'i aa.
Long ones.
Play annotation K'idéin x̱á, x̱oodáx̱ yéi yisinei.
You took them out real good.
Play annotation I toowóoch?
You think so?
Play annotation Aáa.
Yes.
Play annotation Gunalchéesh.
Thank you.
Play annotation Ch'a aan áwé, ch'a tlákw aatx̱,
However, all the time, from it,
Play annotation {Kal-}
Play annotation Hél x̱wasakú wáa sá ḵux̱anoogú.
I don't know what I'm doing.
Play annotation Daa sá yéi,
What,
Play annotation Jánwu x̱aawú, a tóodáx̱,
Goat hair, from inside it,
Play annotation ilayéesh.
you are pulling it out.
Play annotation Yéi ákwé?
Is that how it is?
Play annotation At,
Thing,
Play annotation wé liyáat'i x̱aawú,
the long hair,
Play annotation A x̱aawú.
Its hair.
Play annotation Wéit'aa ḵú, ch'a G̱óot yéide duwasáakw.
That thing, maybe has a different name.
Play annotation Aadáx̱, kax̱alayéesh.
I am pulling it out.
Play annotation Aadáx̱, kax̱alayéesh.
I am pulling it out.
Play annotation Wáa sá duwasáakw yáat'aa, ḵu.aa?
But what is this one called?
Play annotation Jéi!
Gee!
Play annotation Ch'a, ḵúnáx̱.
Really.
Play annotation Hmmm.
Hmmm.
Play annotation Dei ch'áakw x̱áwé tle.
It's been a long time.
Play annotation Ḵúnáx̱ yéi x̱at kusagéink'i x̱á,
When I was real small
Play annotation ax̱ léelk'w
my grandmother
Play annotation aaG̱áa nagútch.
used to go after it.
Play annotation AaG̱áa áwé x̱wsikóo yóo á.
And then I knew that.
Play annotation Jinkaat táakwdáx̱ ḵu.aa hóochk'.
Around ten years old, though, it was gone.
Play annotation Háw.
Oh my.
Play annotation Goodéi sá nagútch?
Where did she always go?
Play annotation Háw.
Oh my.
Play annotation Ch'a aadáx̱.
Just from it.
Play annotation Aáa. AaG̱áa ax̱ léelk'w jee nasneech.
Yes. And then my grandmother always worked on it.
Play annotation Hél ḵu.aa du x̱áni x̱wanook.
But I never sat by her.
Play annotation Ách áwé tlél x̱wasakú.
And that's why I don't know.
Play annotation "Kaax̱kwei, haagú!"
"Kaax̱kwei (Evelyn),come here!"
Play annotation "Ax̱ éet idashí," aaG̱áa áwé,
"Help me," and then,
Play annotation Wáa sá duwasáakw?
What is it called?
Play annotation Ax̱ G̱ushká yéi nasneech.
She would do it on my lap. [spread out the wool]
Play annotation AaG̱áa ax̱ jeedé,
And then she'd hand it to me,
Play annotation yáat'aa x̱ooní.
one like this one.
Play annotation Ilatóol nooch.
You spin it.
Play annotation Aáa.
Yes.
Play annotation Daa sá een ilatóol nooch?
What do you spin it with?
Play annotation Yáat'aa x̱ooní.
One like this.
Play annotation X̱áay?
Yellow cedar?
Play annotation Hél tsú x̱wsakú daat een sáwé.
I donʼt know with what.
Play annotation Tlél gooháa ḵu.aa a tóodei.
It's obvious, though, it goes inside it.
Play annotation Yáat'aa áwé.
And this one
Play annotation Iyatéen gé?
Do you see it?
Play annotation Ch'á áwu,
It's still in there,
Play annotation wé liyáat'i aa.
the long ones.
Play annotation Ax̱
My
Play annotation Hél gooháa a tóot ayilG̱einí
You can tell when you look inside it
Play annotation Aaá.
Yes.
Play annotation Lingít,
Tlingit,
Play annotation Lingítch yéi wsinei.
it was made by Tlingits.
Play annotation Dleit Ḵáa aayí ḵú tlél yéi utí.
It's not like a white person's (work).
Play annotation Aáa. Yáadu á.
Yes. Here it is.
Play annotation Ch'a G̱óot yéide aaá.
It's different, yes.
Play annotation Wé,
That,
Play annotation hél x̱wasakú daa sá een, has,
I don't know with what, they,
Play annotation has awlitoolí,
they spun it,
Play annotation haa léelk'w hás,
our grandparents,
Play annotation ch'a has du G̱ushkáx'.
just on their laps,
Play annotation Yáat'aa.
This?
Play annotation Háw!
Wow!
Play annotation Lidzée.
Difficult.
Play annotation T'ooch' yáx̱ x̱á yatee wé,
It's black, the,
Play annotation ax̱ G̱ushká yei aya.oo aa.
thing that she put on my lap.
Play annotation Ch'áagu ádi tlél gooháa.
You can tell it's an old thing.
Play annotation Tlél yées aa áwé.
It's not a new one.
Play annotation Ḵúnáx̱ ax̱ toowú sagóo nooch
I would be so happy
Play annotation x̱á yan x̱wasaneiyí
when I finished that
Play annotation gáande nx̱ashíxch.
I'd run outside.
Play annotation Yeedát sá káa x̱at wuduḵéiyin
Now if only they would pay me
Play annotation gáant x̱washeexí.
when I run outside.
Play annotation "Xáanaa áyá." "Aaá.
"It is evening." "Yes.
Play annotation Táat áyá dei táat, you see."
It's night now, night, you see."
Play annotation "Aáa."
"Yes.
Play annotation Then I'd go to the door and she'd say,
Play annotation "Eh-eh, dark tóot x̱á háni."
"Gee. Someone standing in the dark."
Play annotation Daa sáwé?
What's that?
Play annotation We like the dark.
Play annotation Háw.
Oh my.
Play annotation Ax̱ tuwáa sagóowun x̱á.
I used to like it.
Play annotation A káa daak gé isaawahaa,
Do you remember
Play annotation wáa sá duwasáakw?
what she calls it?
Play annotation Tléik'.
No.
Play annotation Wáa sá du,
What is,
Play annotation At xáshdi téel tsú tléil x̱waḵá.
I also did not sew moccasins.
Play annotation Wáa sá duwasáakw?
What's it called?
Play annotation "Flannel" aayí áwé x̱waaḵáa.
Fannel I sewed it.
Play annotation Ch'a kawóot?
Just beads?
Play annotation Tl'eik'.
No.
Play annotation Ax̱ tuwáa sigóo ḵúnáx̱.
I sure liked it.
Play annotation Has ashuḵ nuch.
They always laughed at it.
Play annotation Tsu, haa een kananeek Lingít x̱'éináx̱.
Tell us again in Tlingit.
Play annotation X'óow, wáa sá duwasáakw? X'óow kasné.
Blanket, what's it called? Weaving blankets.
Play annotation Ḵóo altóowun ax̱ léelk'w.
My grandmother used to teach people.
Play annotation Naaxein. Naaxein.
Chilkat Blanket. Chilkat Blanket.
Play annotation Tlél, tlél x̱wasakú aasá áa yéi teeyí,
I don't know who was there,
Play annotation ch'as ax̱ tláa áwé.
just my mother.
Play annotation Mm hm.
Play annotation Ḵúnáx̱ yéi x̱at kusagéink'i,
When I was real small,
Play annotation yá hít shantú.
in the upstairs of the house.
Play annotation Ch'u tlei,
At that time,
Play annotation ldakát hás áx' kasné?
were all of them at that place weaving?
Play annotation Aáa.
Yes.
Play annotation X̱aatéen sháa át ḵéen,
I can see women sitting there,
Play annotation tlél ḵú.aa x̱wsakú aasá wé.
but I don't know who they are.
Play annotation Tléix' gwál yéi koogéiyi aa áwé,
One about this big,
Play annotation akawsinei ax̱ tláa.
my mother made it.
Play annotation Wuduwa.oo deikéede.
Somebody bought it down south,
Play annotation L x̱wasakú.
I don't know.
Play annotation Gwál,
Maybe,
Play annotation isikóo gé
do you know
Play annotation daaḵw.aa ḵóo at latóowu
which teacher
Play annotation yáax' yéi wooteeyín
lived here
Play annotation wé gaaw?
that time?
Play annotation Perkins. Perkins.
Play annotation Gwál hú áa yéi teeyí
Maybe s/he was there
Play annotation 'cause aaG̱áa x̱áawé shux'áanáx̱ school-t x̱waagút.
'cause, that's when I first started going to school.
Play annotation Há gwál,
Maybe,
Play annotation akawshixít wé du "report."
s/he wrote her/his report.
Play annotation Du "report"-í káx'.
In her/his report.
Play annotation Hel x̱wasakú.
I don't know.
Play annotation Ax̱ tláa has du jeeyís yei jinéiyin.
My mom used to work for them.
Play annotation Wé school, wé has du neilí.
The school, at their home.
Play annotation Akawshixeedí x̱áaw dú "report"-i káx'.
S/he wrote on her/his report.
Play annotation AaG̱áa áwé gwál
And then, maybe,
Play annotation gax̱toot'ee. [or gax̱toot'ei]
we will find it.
Play annotation Gwál áyá has du yahaayí tsú áx' akawli.
Maybe their pictures too are there.
Play annotation Hél x̱wasakú.
I don't know.
Play annotation Haaw, gunalchéesh ax̱ een kayineegí x̱á.
My, thank you for telling me about it.
Play annotation AaG̱áa gax̱tooshée.
We will look for it.
Play annotation [???] káa daak x̱at saháa.
[???] I remember something.
Play annotation AaG̱áa tsu hóochk'.
And then it's gone again.
Play annotation Ḵut kei ishk'énch.
It jumps up and away.
Play annotation WáanG̱aneens x̱át tsú yéi x̱at nateech.
Sometimes that's how I am, too.
Play annotation Ldakát yá
All these
Play annotation xíxch'.
frogs.
Play annotation Ldakát yéi x̱wsateení
When I see them all
Play annotation s'oow yáx̱ yatee.
they're green. [jade-like]
Play annotation S'oow yáx̱ yatee, du xíxch'i?
It's green, her/his frog?
Play annotation [???]
Play annotation Ix̱wsateení á ḵu "brown" yáx̱ yatee.
I see you, however, itʼs brown.
Play annotation Aax'?
On it (over there)?
Play annotation Át satáan.
It's lying there.
Play annotation Car, car káx̱ yaawaḵúx̱ gé?
Did a car run over it?
Play annotation "Brown, light brown" yáx̱ yatee.
It was like brown, light brown.
Play annotation Tlél tsú s'oow dúk du daat.
There was no green skin around it.
Play annotation Ax̱ tóox̱ ḵoowatee.
I got frightened.
Play annotation Ch'a G̱óot yéide x̱á yatee.
It is really different.
Play annotation Ch'a x̱at kusagéink'idáx̱
From when I was little,
Play annotation aa "green" yáx̱ daG̱aatee.
there were just green ones.
Play annotation Yáa yeedát ḵu.aa,
But now however,
Play annotation s'agwáat yáx̱ yatee?
they are brown? [like hemlock bark]
Play annotation Ldakat yéide x̱áa yaa haa nanein.
Everything's happening to us.
Play annotation Daa sá tsú
What else
Play annotation iyatéen ch'a
do you see
Play annotation G̱óot yéidei yatee?
that's different?
Play annotation Yá gáan yá héen.
This water/river outside.
Play annotation Diyáanax̱.á
Across the river
Play annotation wé aasx' áa yéi yateeyi x̱á,
where the trees are,
Play annotation dikíndei áx̱ át atoolG̱einín.
we used to look up at it.
Play annotation Yeedát ḵu.aa tléi
Now, though,
Play annotation wooch.een yatee.
they are the same (level). [The riverbed has since silted up and risen.]
Play annotation Wáanáx̱ sá? Dus'óow x̱áawé.
How come? They chop it down.
Play annotation Aaá, wé l'éiw kei kanachák?
Oh, the sand is piling up?
Play annotation Tléik'? Silt yéi gé duwasaakw.
No? Is it called silt?
Play annotation Áa kei kanadlán.
It's getting deeper there.
Play annotation Aaá, áa kei kanadlán.
Oh yes. It's getting deeper there.
Play annotation X'oon dahéen tsu
How many times
Play annotation yéi s yax̱wsiḵáa wé
did I tell the
Play annotation Fish and Game.
Fish and Game.
Play annotation X̱áach tsú,
Me too,
Play annotation ch'a {ka} tlei, tleiḵáa táakw káanáx̱ áwé
over twenty years
Play annotation ch'u tlei x̱waatín ch'a G̱óot yéide yei nateen
I've seen a change in
Play annotation wé haa, haa Jilḵáat Héeni.
our, our Chilkat River.
Play annotation Wáa sá duwasáakw wé,
What's it called, the,
Play annotation Hél áx' yéi yatee [or utí] ḵu.aa.
It's not there.
Play annotation {Ḵut- aaa}
Play annotation Hél tsú x̱wsakú
I don't know
Play annotation x'oon táakw
how many years ago
Play annotation sáwé dei shuwaxeex.
it came to an end.
Play annotation Yáa,
This,
Play annotation Wáa sáwé dusáagun?
What was it called?
Play annotation G̱aa Héeni.
??? Water. [fish creek???]
Play annotation G̱aa Héeni.
??? Water. [fish creek???]
Play annotation Aaá.
Yes.
Play annotation Anax̱ kanadaa nuch.
It flows through there.
Play annotation Uh-huh. AaG̱áa áwé,
And then,
Play annotation ḵáax'w sidewalk káa s gaḵéech.
the men would sit on the sidewalk.
Play annotation Bay
Play annotation "Ahá yóodu á."
"Hey, it's over there."
Play annotation Tláakw áwé yan oonéech,
They were always ready,
Play annotation wé yaakw.
the boats.
Play annotation Ḵ'wátl'
Pot,
Play annotation eex̱, G̱áatl.
oil, crackers.
Play annotation Ldakát át.
Everything.
Play annotation Ax̱ éesh aayí yaagú á.
It's in my father's boat.
Play annotation "Góok! Góok!" Neil oosheexch.
"Hurry, hurry," he'd run inside.
Play annotation "Aa wtusiteen."
"We saw some."
Play annotation Anax̱ yan {duwa-} tooḵoox̱ áwé.
We came ashore.
Play annotation AaG̱áa nashíxch.
Then he'd run after it.
Play annotation Ayatéen yá.
He sees it.
Play annotation {Yaa ndaxát} yéi gé duwasáakw?
{swimming}; is that what they call it?
Play annotation Wé héen táak yík.
In the river.
Play annotation {Yaa ndaxát?}
None
Play annotation I can't remember. Yaa nax'ák?
It's swimming?
Play annotation Yaa nax'ák.
It's swimming.
Play annotation Yeah it is.
None
Play annotation Aawak'éix̱' áwé,
When he gaffed it,
Play annotation tle héen ḵ'wátl kaadé.
he'd put water in a pot.
Play annotation Mmm. Ch'a áx' áwé toox̱áaych.
Then we'd eat it right there.
Play annotation ??? áwé á ḵu.aa.
??? it however,
Play annotation Ch'a tlei ax̱,
Just my
Play annotation ax̱ x̱'é,
my mouth,
Play annotation X̱'ahéeni kanajoox yéi gé?
Your mouth is watering, is that it?
Play annotation Aaá, kanadéin.
Yes, it's flowing.
Play annotation Ch'áakw ldakát ḵáax'w
Long ago people
Play annotation sidewalk káa s gaḵéech k'idéin teeyí wé gáan.
used to sit on the sidewalk if it was nice out.
Play annotation Ḵ'asagóo nuch,
It used to be fun,
Play annotation aadéi has at shuḵ nuch.
the way they would laugh.
Play annotation Mmm.
Play annotation Yáa yeedát iya.áx̱ i shantóox'.
Now you hear it in your mind.
Play annotation Uh-huh.
Play annotation Aaá.
Yes.
Play annotation Yáanáx̱ yaa nx̱agúdi,
When I'm walking by,
Play annotation táakw ḵu.aa áwé,
in the winter,
Play annotation March,
Play annotation March yát.
in March.
Play annotation "Recess," yéi haa yawdusḵaayí,
When they say, "Recess,"
Play annotation tláakw yaa kdushíxch.
people would run fast.
Play annotation Héináx̱ aadéi Rachel hídit yáanax̱.á
On the other side of Rachel's house,
Play annotation áwé chál xook áa yéi adaané nuch,
she used to make winter fish there
Play annotation Shaayí ḵa Kóok'.
Helen, and Dave.
Play annotation "Áa s wudixaash,"
"They've cut it up there,"
Play annotation tláakw aadéi yaa ktoo.átch.
and we'd walk there fast.
Play annotation Kaháakw áwé toox̱áa nuch.
We used to eat the eggs.
Play annotation Kaháakw kaxook?
Dried eggs?
Play annotation Tléik' tle
No, just
Play annotation a tóodáx̱.
right from inside of it.
Play annotation Oh, wé ínx'eesháa tóodáx̱?
Oh, right from the jar?
Play annotation Tléik'. Tlei wé x̱áat tóodáx̱.
No. Right from inside the salmon.
Play annotation Haaw.
Well.
Play annotation Mmmm. Ḵúnáx̱ k'éi nuch.
It's real good.
Play annotation Haa toowú sagóo nuch ḵúnáx̱
We used to be real happy
Play annotation déix̱ yagiyee has, wuduxaashí.
if they cut it in two days.
Play annotation Ḵa tsú aadéi yaa ktooshíx tsú
We'd run there and
Play annotation toox̱áa nuch.
eat it.
Play annotation Hél tlax̱ aadóoch sá
Now nobody hardly
Play annotation oox̱á yeedát.
eats it anymore.
Play annotation Ax̱ tuwáa sigóo
I want to
Play annotation uh, x'úx' kawtushaxeedí.
write it on paper.
Play annotation Hel yéi át haa jee
There's nothing written
Play annotation daa sá dux̱áa nuch.
about the foods we eat.
Play annotation Aaá. Dux̱áa noojín.
Yes. What people used to eat.
Play annotation Hél yéi át haa jee.
We don't have any.
Play annotation Kei kG̱wak'éi.
That would be good.
Play annotation Ḵa ax̱ tláach ḵu.aa yéi nasneech
And my mother makes
Play annotation yáat'aa.
this here.
Play annotation X̱áat.
Fish.
Play annotation ???
???
Play annotation ???
???
Play annotation Kaháakw teen yéi nasneech.
She used to make it with the eggs.
Play annotation Kaháakw kas'eex.
Stink eggs.
Play annotation Mhm.
Play annotation G̱atoox̱áa noojín á tsú.
And we used to eat it too.
Play annotation Ooh.
Play annotation Hél dux̱á yeedát.
Nobody eats it nowadays.
Play annotation K'ínk' tsú tlél x̱wax̱á.
I don't eat stink heads either.
Play annotation Ha!
Play annotation X̱at wusinéekw
It made me sick
Play annotation tle hóoch'k'.
and no more.
Play annotation Oo.
Oh.
Play annotation G̱áshde flu áwé x̱waasháat yéix' sáwé gé
I thought I caught the flu, here it was,
Play annotation {ka-} ??? kát yat.aayí gé.
I thought I was pregnant.
Play annotation Morning sickness-ch yéi x̱at wusinee.
I had morning sickness.
Play annotation Tle hóoch' hél aa x̱wax̱áaych.
I never ate any more of that
Play annotation Kaháakw kas'eex ḵú x̱ax̱á.
but I eat the stink eggs.
Play annotation Hél ḵu.aa yéi aa x̱wsanee.
But I never make any.
Play annotation Wáa sá duwasáakw,
What do they call it,
Play annotation háas'?
vomit?
Play annotation Aaá, háas',
Yes, throwing up.
Play annotation háas'ch yéi x̱at wusinee.
I was throwing up.
Play annotation Mhm.
Play annotation We, sgóonx' áwé,
At school,
Play annotation tatgé wé
yesterday the
Play annotation atyátx'i
children,
Play annotation has x̱'ax̱waa.wóos',
I asked them,
Play annotation "Daa sáwé yee tuwáa sigóo
"What do you want
Play annotation yeeysakoowú
to learn
Play annotation yáa
this
Play annotation November kaanáx̱?"
November?"
Play annotation Áwé,
So,
Play annotation "Ḵúdáx̱ at {wootoo-}
"Too much,
Play annotation ḵúdáx̱ at x̱waax̱áa."
I ate too much."
Play annotation Dleit ḵáa x̱'éináx̱ áwé
In English,
Play annotation ax̱ een has akaawaneek
they told me
Play annotation ḵa tsú
and also
Play annotation háas'.
throwing up.
Play annotation Dleit ḵáa x̱'éináx̱ áwé ch'a tlei, "Haaw!"
And in English just, "Well!".
Play annotation Kei x̱wdliḵóo.
Then I threw up.
Play annotation Ḵóo áwé,
Puking,
Play annotation kei x̱wdliḵóo.
I threw up.
Play annotation Háas' ḵu.aa áyá,
Vomit, however,
Play annotation Tlél,
No,
Play annotation "Háas'ch yéi x̱at wusineeyí," ???
"I want to throw up," {you say when?}
Play annotation ḵaa yík tlél ushk'é.
your stomach's not good.
Play annotation Kei x̱wdliḵóo ???
I threw up ???
Play annotation Kei x̱wdliḵóo.
I threw up.
Play annotation Aaá.
Yes.
Play annotation Kei x̱wdliḵóo.
I threw up.
Play annotation Yéi áwé x̱at woonee
That's what happened to me
Play annotation April yát.
in April.
Play annotation Hospital-déi x̱at wududzix̱óot'.
They took me to the hospital.
Play annotation Taat kanax̱ áwé kei x̱wdliḵóo.
And I threw up all night.
Play annotation Ha!
Play annotation Oh.
Play annotation Aaá.
Yes.
Play annotation Ts'ootaat
In the morning
Play annotation afternoon gwál,
in the afternoon maybe,
Play annotation déix̱ gaaw, nás'k gaawdáx̱ áwé,
after two or three hours,
Play annotation ḵúx̱dei yéi wdinee. AaG̱áa áwé
it finally abated. At that time,
Play annotation ax̱ yeiG̱áa haat uwaḵúx.̱
somebody came after me.
Play annotation Aaá.
Yes.
Play annotation Nancy, hospital-déi x̱at wusix̱óot'.
(My sister-in-law) Nancy, took me to the hospital.
Play annotation Ḵúnáx̱ x̱at woonook-. Gwál tlél áyáx̱ {wudu-}
I was real sick. Maybe something,
Play annotation wudiliyéx̱ we k'ínk'. {HS would say: tlél áyáx̱ wududliyéx̱.}
wasn't done right with the stink heads.
Play annotation No, yak'éi.
No, it's good.
Play annotation School, schóol-dei x̱á aa x̱wsi.een hás,
I took a jar (of stink eggs) to the school,
Play annotation a x̱oo aach a kát has sayatee.
some of the kids still remember.
Play annotation Aaá.
Yes.
Play annotation Litseen,
Strong, [name]
Play annotation Aaá.
Yes.
Play annotation ash tuwáa wsigóo.
he liked it.
Play annotation Ax̱á hóoch ḵú yóo á.
He ate it.
Play annotation Ha!
Play annotation Yak'éi. ???
That's good.
Play annotation Kaháakw kas'eex, uuummmm.
Stink salmon eggs, oh.
Play annotation X̱'éi has awdinúk.
They tasted it.
Play annotation Wa.é {sh-} haa shux'áanáx̱.
You first.
Play annotation Mmm, mmm. ???
???
Play annotation Ḵa daa sá kwshé tsú
And I wonder what else
Play annotation A káa daak x̱at seiwaháa dux̱áayin?
can I remember that they used to eat?
Play annotation Hél, hél uh,
Didn't, didn't
Play annotation t'éex' kaḵóogu haa jee.
we didn't have refrigerators.
Play annotation AaG̱áa ch'a G̱óot yéidei daa dunéiyin haa dleeyí.
At that time, we used to prepare our meats differently.
Play annotation Ḵa uh, dzísk'w ḵa tsu,
And moose and,
Play annotation {daa-} ch'a daa sá.
any kind.
Play annotation Mhm.
Play annotation Tsaa.
Seal.
Play annotation Tsaa too,
Seal too,
Play annotation uh,
Play annotation wudusxook áwé
they dry it
Play annotation atx'aan hídi yee.
in a smoke house.
Play annotation S'eiḵ a káa yéi ndu.eich. Aaá.
Put smoke on it. Yes.
Play annotation ???
???
Play annotation eex̱ kaadéi.
then they put it in oil.
Play annotation Wudus.eeyí áwé tsaa eex̱ kaadéi.
After it's cooked then you put it in seal oil.
Play annotation Mhm.
Play annotation Ch'áakw tlél x̱'éi aa x̱wdanookch á tsu.
I haven't tasted any for a long time.
Play annotation Mmmm.
Play annotation Ax̱, ax̱ tuwáa sigóo ḵúnáx̱.
I, I really like it.
Play annotation X̱át tsú. Ch'a G̱óot yéidei duwanook.
Me too. It tasted different.
Play annotation X̱át tsú ch'a yéi x̱at...
Me too, just me...
Play annotation Ḵa daa sá tsú?
And what else?
Play annotation Ch'u tle wé ín xeeisháa
The jars
Play annotation tóodei áwé duchák nooch.
they pack it in.
Play annotation AaG̱áa áwé wé tsaa eix̱í a káa...
And then the seal oil on it...
Play annotation A kaadéi.
Into it.
Play annotation Ḵaa tuwáa sigóowu áwé,
And when people want some,
Play annotation a kaadáx̱ kei aduteech. Mhm.
they take it out.
Play annotation Wé eex̱ x̱á ch'a shóogu.
The same oil.
Play annotation Ch'a áwu.
It's still in there.
Play annotation Tatgé áwé, uh,
Yesterday,
Play annotation neildéi x̱wagoodí,
when I went home,
Play annotation ax̱ x̱án.aa, ch'a wé,
my husband, the,
Play annotation at x̱'éeshi,
dried fish,
Play annotation ax̱, haa jeeyís awsi.ée
me, he cooked us some
Play annotation k'únts' teen.
with potatoes.
Play annotation Ax̱ tsaa eix̱í wéi
My seal oil the
Play annotation ??? ḵóokdáx̱.
??? from the box.
Play annotation {x̱wasi.een, a.een???} áwé, x̱wax̱áa tatgé.
{???} I ate it yesterday.
Play annotation Ḵúnáx̱ wook'éi.
It was really good.
Play annotation Hel kʼidéin uh,
It wasn't right,
Play annotation dei ch'áakw xwasi.ée ch'a aan áwé
I cooked it a long time ago and yet
Play annotation wé a taayí.
the fat.
Play annotation Yak'éi ḵu.aa.
But it turned out OK though.
Play annotation Yak'éi.
That's good.
Play annotation Ch'u x̱ax̱á.
I still eat it.
Play annotation At naasí tsú?
The intenstines too?
Play annotation That's, that's,
Play annotation AaG̱áa áwé,
At that time,
Play annotation yéi daadunéiyin.
they used to do that.
Play annotation Ahhh.
Play annotation Goosú wé saayí?
Where's the name?
Play annotation "Góok, yéi nasné,"
"Go ahead, make it,"
Play annotation x̱waa.áx̱ch ax̱ léelk'w
I'd hear my grandmother
Play annotation yéi yawuḵaayí.
say that.
Play annotation Aadéi dusáagu tlél a káa- ???
And whatever they call it, I {don't remember ???}
Play annotation Aa, shá.
Aw shucks.
Play annotation Dleit ḵáa x̱'éináx̱ ḵu.aa.
In English though.
Play annotation Braid.
Play annotation Braid.
Play annotation {Kasi-}
Play annotation Yéi daadunéi nuch... Yáat'aa tsú.
They used to make it... This one too?
Play annotation Braid yéi yatee.
It's a braid.
Play annotation Huh.
Play annotation Ḵa,
And,
Play annotation Tóo, tóo tlél yéi daatooné.
Mountain goat fat, mountain goat fat, we don't make it.
Play annotation Tóo. Tóo.
Mountain goat fat. Mountain goat fat.
Play annotation Jánu taayí.
Goat fat
Play annotation Oooo.
Oooh.
Play annotation Ḵúnáx̱ yak'éi at x̱'éeshi een.
It's really good with dryfish.
Play annotation Dleit, dleit yáx̱ yatee.
White, itʼs white.
Play annotation Mmm.
Yes.
Play annotation Ḵa uh,
And uh,
Play annotation a saayí tle hóoch'k', wáa sá duwasáakw?
it's name is gone, what is the name?
Play annotation A yígi.
The layer of tissue and fat covering the stomach.
Play annotation Hé gé?
That right?
Play annotation Dleit yáx̱ yatee á tsú,
That's white also,
Play annotation taay.
the fat.
Play annotation Taay. Aaá.
Fat. Yes.
Play annotation Ḵaa tuwáa sagoowú,
People like it
Play annotation stoox tóonáx̱ dust'áaych.
warmed in the oven.
Play annotation Hhha.
Play annotation Tleeshkastáa ???
It's the best
Play annotation áwé at x̱'éeshi teen á tsú. Aaá.
with dry fish, that too. Yes.
Play annotation Hél yéi daadunéi á tsú.
They don't make it now either.
Play annotation Um, ax̱ x̱án.aa yáa jánu,
My husband, this goat,
Play annotation Aawa.oon. Aawa.ooní?
he shot it. He shot it? [asking for correct pronunciation]
Play annotation Aawa.óoni, -óoni.
When they shot it, shot.
Play annotation -Óoni.
Shot.
Play annotation Or aawa.ún.
Or they shot it.
Play annotation Aawa.ún.
They shot it.
Play annotation Haat,
Here,
Play annotation Haat aawayáa, gé?
He packed it down?
Play annotation Aaá. Haat aawayáa wé dleey ḵa tsú wé
Yes. He packed the meat down and also the
Play annotation a taayí, a x̱'ool'. Mhmm.
the fat and the stomach. Mhmm.
Play annotation Taayí, wáa sá duwasáakw?
Fat, what do they call it?
Play annotation {Oo- oon-} wáa sá iyasáa?
How did you say it?
Play annotation A x̱'óol'i.
The stomach.
Play annotation Tléik'. X̱wasaayí áwé tle hóoch' ḵa,
No. I was just going to name it and I forgot and,
Play annotation Um, {noo...}
Play annotation Noo?
Play annotation Tóo.
Fat.
Play annotation Tóo.
Fat.
Play annotation Tóo, yéi wdusneiyí áwé,
Goat fat, when you render it,
Play annotation gúx'aa kaadé ndusneech,
they put it in cups,
Play annotation wé taay.
the fat.
Play annotation Ḵaa tuwáa sagoowú tle ult'íx'ch.
People like it frozen.
Play annotation Ah huh.
Play annotation Ḵaa tuwáa sagoowú tle,
People liked it when
Play annotation lítaa teen aax̱ yéi daadunéi nuch.
they got a knife and chopped some off.
Play annotation A yígi ḵu.aa, a yígi ḵu.aa.
The layer of tissue and fat covering the stomach, however.
Play annotation Tléix'.aa ḵu.aa,
The other one however,
Play annotation á tsú tlél toox̱á jánu tsú.
that's something we don't eat either, goat too.
Play annotation Ḵa,
And,
Play annotation dzísk'w.
moose.
Play annotation Dzísk'w.
Moose.
Play annotation Aahh.
Play annotation A dáali.
Its stomach.
Play annotation A dáali, a dáali, {a dáa-} oh wé uh
Stomach, stomach, oh, the
Play annotation Stomach.
Play annotation Aaá.
Yes.
Play annotation Dleit ḵáach yéi yasáakw "towel".
In English they call it 'towel'.
Play annotation Towel.
Play annotation Yéi x̱at oosgeink'í
When I was small
Play annotation ḵúnáx̱ áwé ax̱ x̱'éi- ax̱ x̱'éi yak'éiyin. Mhm.
I sure used to like it.
Play annotation Hél x̱wasakú,
I don't know,
Play annotation Gee, gwál 40 years tlél aa x̱wsa-. Hél x̱washagóok wáa sá dus.eeyí.
Gee, maybe 40 years I haven't. I donʼt know how they cook it.
Play annotation Dustáa nuch x̱á.
They boil it.
Play annotation Mmm.
Play annotation Ách áwé ax̱ tuwáa sigóo
That's why I want it
Play annotation x'úx' káa yéi wootee daat
put down on paper, about
Play annotation daa sá tusa-
what we used to cook
Play annotation -.eeyín, toox̱áa nuch.
to eat.
Play annotation Yáa um,
This,
Play annotation yáa haa kadushxeedí,
this if it's written,
Play annotation kei kG̱wak'éi ḵúnáx̱.
it will be real good.
Play annotation AaG̱áa áwé,
And then,
Play annotation {tsu um, gax̱dultín ḵa tsu, gax̱du- dul- dux̱- ax̱- ga-} Hél áyáx̱ x̱waaḵáa.
{They'll be able to see it and they'll be able to hear it} I didn't say it right.
Play annotation Gax̱dutóow.
They'll read it.
Play annotation Ḵa tsú gax̱du.áx̱ch.
And they'll hear it.
Play annotation Aaá. Ḵaa tuwáa sagoowú tsú gax̱du.áx̱ch.
Yes. And if they want they can hear it too.
Play annotation AaG̱áa áwé aadáx̱,
And then from there
Play annotation ch'a tlákw
all the time
Play annotation A daat gax̱t-
about it we will
Play annotation -tula.át.
talk.
Play annotation Haa dachx̱ánx'iyán ch'as agux̱sakóo.
And our grandchildren will know it.
Play annotation Mm hmm. AaG̱áa áwé,
Yes. And then,
Play annotation Gwál has akakG̱wa.áaḵw has awusteení. Mm hmm.
Maybe they'll try it if they see it.
Play annotation Ḵa tsú hásch áwé wé x'úx' daat
And it will be them, {putting it} on paper
Play annotation x̱'ayeetaaní,
when you talked about it,
Play annotation hásch áwé
they
Play annotation has agakG̱washx̱eet. {HS would say: has akagux̱shaxéet]
will write it.
Play annotation AaG̱áa áwé wé recipe x'úx'u
And then the recipe book
Play annotation áa yéi G̱uG̱atée.
will be there.
Play annotation Saak eex̱í tsú dleit teen yéi daadunéi nuch.
They put hooligan oil with snow (to make ice cream).
Play annotation O. Kát x̱at seiwax'áḵw,
Oh, I forgot all about it,
Play annotation ax̱ léelkʼw tsú.
my grandmother too.
Play annotation Ch'áakw,
Long ago,
Play annotation {kadul-}
Play annotation Kadulxúk. [HS would say: kaduháa nooch for "they stir it"]
They dry it. [Maybe they meant "stir"]
Play annotation Kadulxúk nuch.
They dry it.
Play annotation Yeah.
Play annotation Huh.
Play annotation Ch'a saak eix̱í een?
Just with hooligan oil?
Play annotation Sugar tsú gé káa yéi {dus-} yéi daadunéi nuch. Aaá. Aaá.
And they used to put sugar in. [In the 1940s Evelyn's grandfather made some by the side of the road on the way to Champagne. Last she remembers.]
Play annotation {Tlél} Tsu kát x̱at seiwax'áḵw tle.
{Not} I just forgot it again.
Play annotation Wé uh, cast iron ḵ'wátl teen áwé.
With a cast iron pot.
Play annotation Áyáx̱ gwá x̱waasaa?
Did I say it right?
Play annotation Ax̱ léelk'w Tom Jimmy.
My grandfather, Tom Jimmy.
Play annotation Aah, ah.
Play annotation Táakw, táakw tsú,
Winter, winter too,
Play annotation Ah,
Play annotation X̱'wáat'
Trout
Play annotation kadulxúkjin
we used to grind it up
Play annotation onions teen.
with onions.
Play annotation T'áal' yáx̱
Flat,
Play annotation yéi ndusneech. O.
they used to make them. Oh.
Play annotation Patties. Uh huh.
Play annotation AaG̱áa áwé,
And then,
Play annotation {kagax̱-} kax̱gáani yeit
a frying pan
Play annotation at dus.ée noojín.
they used to cook it.
Play annotation Yeedát tlél yéi daadduné.
They don't make it nowadays.
Play annotation {kal, kal-}
Play annotation {-gáan}, daa sáwe?
What's that?
Play annotation Kax̱gáani yeit.
Frying pan.
Play annotation Frying pan.
Play annotation Oh.
Play annotation Tsu yéi yanaḵá.
Say it again.
Play annotation Kax̱gáani yeit.
Frying pan.
Play annotation Frying pan. Kax̱gáani yeit.
Frying pan.
Play annotation Kax̱gáani yeit.
Frying pan.
Play annotation Gáanx' yéi daadunéi noojín x̱á ch'áakw. Yeedát,
They used to do it outside long ago. Now,
Play annotation yeedát ḵú neil.
now they do it inside.
Play annotation Neil, uh, neil aayí.
Inside, the one inside.
Play annotation Ooo. Ḵa kadulxákwun.
And they used to grind it up.
Play annotation Ch'áakw uh, school-x' yéi x̱at teeyí áwé x̱a.áx̱jin
A long time ago, while I was at school I used to hear
Play annotation "Aa gax̱toox̱áa yáa xáanaa."
"We'll eat some tonight."
Play annotation Ax̱ tláa ax̱ jeet
When my mother
Play annotation kawushxeedí.
used to write to me.
Play annotation Mhmm.
Play annotation "Trout burgers" yéi s asáagun.
Trout burgers it was called.
Play annotation Hél- tlél Lingít saayí áwé, burgers.
It's not a Tlingit name, burgers.
Play annotation Yáat'aa,
This one,
Play annotation x̱áay,
yellow cedar,
Play annotation {ax̱ jeet} Delores Churchill jeedáx̱ áyá. {Ax̱ jeet awsiwóo?}
{to me} it's from Delores Churchill.
Play annotation Ax̱ jeedéi ach awsiwóo.
She sent it to me.
Play annotation Ax̱ jeedéi ach awsiwóo. Aaá.
She sent it to me.
Play annotation Aaá, yak'éi.
Yes, that's good.
Play annotation Ax̱ jeedéi ach awsiwóo.
She sent it to me.
Play annotation AaG̱áa áwé,
And then,
Play annotation um,
Play annotation wéi, gáanx' áwé x̱'aan.
outside, fire.
Play annotation {Át ax̱wligán???}
???
Play annotation Ḵ'wátl tóo- ḵ'wátl?
In a pot, pot?
Play annotation Tóodei áwé.
In it.
Play annotation Héen kax̱wsixaa.
I poured water.
Play annotation Kaadéi. Kaadéi. A kaadéi.
Into. Into. Into it.
Play annotation A kaadéi akax̱wsixaa.
I poured it in it.
Play annotation Yáa x̱áay tsú, a tóodei kax̱wlichákw.
That yellow cedar too, I packed it in it.
Play annotation Gwál tléix' gaaw kaanáx̱ áwé x̱wali.úk.
Maybe for 1 hour I boiled it.
Play annotation ??? x̱oonídáx̱ gé yéi yisinee?
Did you take it from those?
Play annotation Aaá.
Yes.
Play annotation AaG̱áa áwé,
And then,
Play annotation wooshdáx̱ kax̱ala- Mhmm.
I'm tearing them
Play annotation s'éil'.
apart.
Play annotation Yáat'aa tlél wuditl'ák' ách áyá ch'a, [Negative is: tlél wudatl'áak']
This one's not wet so,
Play annotation hél áyáx̱ yatee. [Negative is: hél áyáx̱ utí.]
it's not right.
Play annotation Wé um, K'idéin uwaxúk.
The um, It's really dry.
Play annotation Yáadu ch'u áwu aa wé,
Here there's still some,
Play annotation wáa sá duwasáakw?
what do they call it?
Play annotation Aas,
Tree,
Play annotation K'óox̱ʼu.
Gum.
Play annotation K'óox̱ʼ, aas k'óox̱ʼu.
Gum, tree gum.
Play annotation Ch'u a tóowu aa. Mmm.
There's still some in it.
Play annotation Hél ldakát aax̱
Not all of it off
Play annotation {aat aawl-, aat- aatx̱ awli-}
Play annotation Uh, tlél ldakát aax̱ yéi awusnee.
Didn't take the whole thing off.
Play annotation Mmm.
Yes.
Play annotation A een áyá yáa jánu x̱aawú
With it, this goat wool
Play annotation kḵwalatóol wé x̱áay teen.
I'm going to twist it with the yellow cedar.
Play annotation Ax̱ tuḵ'atáali ḵu.aa t'ooch yáx̱ yatee.
My pants, however, are black. [So Iʼm not going to get white wool all over them right now.]
Play annotation Héen áyá.
This is water.
Play annotation Gwál i léelk'w ḵúnáx̱ du toowú-
Maybe your grandmother really,
Play annotation Mmm, yáat'aa x̱ooní gé?
This kind?
Play annotation Aaá.
Yes.
Play annotation Aaá.
Yes.
Play annotation Ch'a kadul-
Rolling it, ???
Play annotation WáanG̱aneens áwé {ḵ-}
Sometimes
Play annotation a kaa,
on it
Play annotation x̱'éidáx̱ aa héeni
water from your mouth
Play annotation een yéi daadunéi noojín.
they used to use with it.
Play annotation Haaw.
Well.
Play annotation Jé.
Play annotation Ch'a yéi googéink' áwé.
Just a little bit.
Play annotation WáanG̱aneens we s'íx'
Sometimes the dish
Play annotation ch'a ax̱ x̱ánx' yéi nx̱a.óo nooch aaG̱áa áwé a tóodei.
I put it right by me and then into it.
Play annotation Yáa jánu x̱aawú wé ax̱,
The goat wool my,
Play annotation ax̱ x̱án.aa, ax̱ yéet,
my husband, my son,
Play annotation ax̱ sée du x̱án.aa,
my daughter's husband,
Play annotation ḵa tsu,
and
Play annotation ax̱ x̱án.aa du kéek' du,
my husband's brother,
Play annotation wáa sá duwasáakw,
how do you say,
Play annotation ax̱ káani?
my brother-in-law?
Play annotation Mm-hmm.
None
Play annotation Ax̱ káani.
My brother-in-law.
Play annotation Hásch áwé ax̱ jeet has {aw-} aawa.áx̱ yáa
They're the ones who gave me this
Play annotation AaG̱áa áwé wé jánu x̱aawú aadáx̱.
And then I took the goat hair.
Play annotation Hél x̱walayeesh ch'a aadáx̱.
I didn't pull them from there.
Play annotation Aah.
Play annotation slipped it off.
Play annotation Yaa keijín jinkaat,
50
Play annotation {tlel x̱'us-} yards.
None
Play annotation Áwé ax̱ tuwáa sigóo.
That's the way I want it.
Play annotation Góok.
Go ahead.
Play annotation Ch'a daa sá.
Whatever.
Play annotation Ax̱ x̱'óol' kastóox̱'.
My stomach's growling.
Play annotation Daa sá kagax̱toolneek?
What else can we talk about?
Play annotation I x̱'óol' kastóox̱'.
Your stomach's growling.
Play annotation Áyáx̱ áwé? [or: áyáx̱ ákwé?] Aaá.
Is that right? Yes.
Play annotation Kastóox̱'.
(Stomach) growling.
Play annotation Kastóox̱'.
(Stomach) growling.
Play annotation Stomach is growling.
Play annotation Tliyaatgé ḵúnáx̱ áwé ax̱wdlits'íxaa
Last week I really sneezed
Play annotation ax̱ neilí.
in my house.
Play annotation Át has ḵéen, Katherine ash
They were sitting there, Kathryn,
Play annotation kitchen x̱án.
by the kitchen.
Play annotation Has aawa.áx̱.
They heard it.
Play annotation Ḵúnáx̱ áwé ligaaw.
It was really loud.
Play annotation Ax̱ tuwáa lishúḵ.
I thought it was funny.
Play annotation Ax̱wdlits'íxaa.
I sneezed.
Play annotation Ḵúnáx̱.
Really.
Play annotation Saa áwé.
That's a word.
Play annotation Daa sá tsú at káa daak x̱at seiwahaa?
What else did I think of?
Play annotation O, yáa ts'ootaat ax̱ lutú wdzidík'i.
This morning my nose was plugged.
Play annotation Yéi iyax̱wsiḵaa.
That's what I told you.
Play annotation Tláakw áwé yatee wé
It's bad, the
Play annotation dleit ḵáach yéi yasáakw "allergy".
in English you say "allergy".
Play annotation Mmmmm.
Play annotation WáanG̱aneens shax̱wdanoogú áwé tláakw x̱at naneech als'íx'aa.
Sometimes when I get up I sneeze a bunch.
Play annotation Aah.
Play annotation Ax̱ yéet um,
My son
Play annotation Wáa sá duwasáakw wé um, bow and arrow?
How do they call it, bow and arrow?
Play annotation Lingít x̱'éináx̱.
In Tlingit.
Play annotation X̱awsikóo a saayích.
Iknow the name.
Play annotation Hmm.
Play annotation
The
Play annotation bow and arrow een áwé
with a bow and arrow
Play annotation du dzísk'w, dzísk'w, {awli-}
his moose, moose,
Play annotation Aawajáḵ?
He killed it?
Play annotation Aaá. Aawajáḵ. Mmm.
Yes, he killed it.
Play annotation Hmm.
None
Play annotation Ch'u tle, wé week kaanáx̱ áwé
The whole week,
Play annotation ch'u tle tlákw yagiyee,
every day,
Play annotation dzísk'w dleeyí toox̱áa. [toox̱áaych]
we'd eat moose meat.
Play annotation A toox̱áa. [toox̱áaych]
Weʼd eat it.
Play annotation Ḵúnáx̱ áyá x̱waajée
I really thought
Play annotation G̱uwakaan dleeyí haadéi kG̱wayáa.
he was going to pack home deer meet.
Play annotation Hél tsú tléix'.
Not even one.
Play annotation L yei.át has du jee.
They didn't have any.
Play annotation Ldakát dleey toox̱áayin ax̱ éesh.
We used eat meat all the time with my dad.
Play annotation Al'óon nuch.
He used to go hunting.
Play annotation Hmm.
Play annotation Ash tuwáa sagóowu, ax̱ léelk'w tsú át wugoodí al'óon nuch.
He used to like it, my grandfather too, when he could walk around, he used to go.
Play annotation Woonéegu áwé hóoch' tle.
After he got sick, he didn't go again.
Play annotation X̱áat tsú ldakát yéidei.
Fish too, different ways.
Play annotation Téeyi tsú, {tlél}
Real hard dryfish too,
Play annotation hél x̱waa.áx̱ch
I don't hear of
Play annotation dux̱aayí yáax'.
people eating it around here.
Play annotation Téeyi.
Real hard dry fish.
Play annotation Ḵúnáx̱ uwaxúgu aa at x̱'éeshi áwé.
They're real dried dry fish.
Play annotation O, o, o, o.
Play annotation Héen táakt {yi-}
In water
Play annotation wuduxaash ítdáx̱,
after it's cut up,
Play annotation héen táak yéi ndu.eich.
they put it in water.
Play annotation Taat kanax̱.
Leave it over night.
Play annotation Wé éil' een?
With salt?
Play annotation Ch'a yéi googéink'.
Just a little.
Play annotation Mmm.
Play annotation AaG̱áa áwé dust'eix̱ nuch
Then they steam it
Play annotation k'wánts'i teen.
with potatoes.
Play annotation Sh kasa tlé.
???
Play annotation Náayaadi yáx̱ nateech.
It's like half-dried fish.
Play annotation Hmm.
Play annotation Yak'éi ḵúnáx̱.
It's really good.
Play annotation Tánk'ch ax̱ jeex' yéi aawsinee.
Smith gave me some.
Play annotation Tleeyaa táakw.
Last year.
Play annotation "A yáanáx̱ uwaxúk," x̱at daayaḵá.
"It dried too much," he was telling me.
Play annotation "Haa yakʼéi x̱á?"
"Is it good?"
Play annotation Téeyi yéi duwasáakw
Téeyi, it's called
Play annotation wudusneeyí.
when it's made like that.
Play annotation Mm hmm.
Play annotation Daa sá yéi daax̱anéi?
What am I doing?
Play annotation Ḵúnáx̱ áwé ijix̱wlatín,
I'm really watching your hands,
Play annotation ch'as á áwé x̱wsikóo.
that's all I know.
Play annotation {Naax-}
Play annotation Yáat'aa áwé x̱alatóol. [kax̱latóol]
This one I'm spinning.
Play annotation Yáat'aa jeeyís.
For this one.
Play annotation Yáat'aa jeeyís. Aaá.
For this one. Yes.
Play annotation Naaxein jeeyís.
For a Chilkat blanket.
Play annotation X̱at kawashóo áyáx̱ áwé x̱waatín.
I see it like I'm drunk.
Play annotation X̱at kawshixít.
She took a picture of me.
Play annotation LishooG̱ú ḵúnáx̱. I dachx̱án?
It was comical. Your grandchild?
Play annotation Áaa.
Yes.
Play annotation K'idéin aawashúḵ.
She really laughed.
Play annotation Ax̱ waḵsheeyéex' áyá, ḵáshdé ax̱ waḵsheeyéex' áyá dáanaa ???
In front of me, I thought it was in front of me, money ???
Play annotation yáat'aa ???
this one ???
Play annotation K'idéin at wuduwashúḵ.
They really had a laugh.
Play annotation X̱át tsú áwé yéi x̱at nateech ax̱ waḵdáanaayi ch'u tle.
I'm that way too with my glasses.
Play annotation Hél k'idéin x̱aateen ch'a yéi. [Hél k'idéin x̱wateen]
I can't see that too well.
Play annotation Aaá.
Yes.
Play annotation ??? ḵáshdé, "Natóow," yéi áwé x̱at yawsiḵaa.
??? I thought they were telling me, "Read it."
Play annotation Tláakw áwé dikéet áwé ax̱wlatín.
I looked up real quick.
Play annotation Tleeyaatgé, At géide yaa x̱at ganeech.
A while back, A lot of things happen to me.
Play annotation Tleeyaatgé tsú ax̱,
A while back too my
Play annotation ax̱ yéet du shát
my son's wife
Play annotation {x̱at-} akawshixít wé camera een.
she took a picture with the camera.
Play annotation Áwé wé,
That,
Play annotation ḵáa ḵa shaawát een áwé has du een
a man and woman with them
Play annotation ???
???
Play annotation Ḵa tsú ax̱ een,
And also with me
Play annotation yóo has x̱'ala.átk
they're talking together
Play annotation yáa haa Lingít
about our Tlingit
Play annotation yóo x̱'atángi daat.
language.
Play annotation Áwé tél k'idéin x̱aateen. {Should be: tlél k'idéin x̱wateen.}
I don't see too well.
Play annotation Ch'u tle yáax' ax̱ x̱ánt
Just here, next to me
Play annotation hán wé ḵáa áwé
the man is standing
Play annotation ch'u tle.
then.
Play annotation Ch'u tle kindechóon áwé
Then upside down
Play annotation x̱waateen wé, wé, [x̱wasiteen]
I saw the, the,
Play annotation ḵúnáx̱ áwé at x̱waashúḵ
I really laughed
Play annotation Ch'a tléin.áx̱ át x̱a.áa.
I was sitting there alone.
Play annotation Yáat'át gé tsú yéi daaneiyín?
Did they used to work with this too?
Play annotation Tléik'.
No.
Play annotation Tléik'.
No.
Play annotation Ch'a,
Just,
Play annotation gwál,
maybe,
Play annotation yáat'aa shákdé yéi daayeeneiyín?
you used to work with this one?
Play annotation Yéi isgeinkʼí? [Yéi ikwsagéink'i]
When you were little?
Play annotation {Yéi-} áyáx̱ áwé [Áyáx̱ ákwé for a question]
Is it correct,
Play annotation yax̱waaḵaa?
what I said?
Play annotation Hél x̱wasakú.
I don't know.
Play annotation X̱alatóowch.
I always teach it.
Play annotation Iyatéen gé ch'u áwu aa?
Did you see that there's still some there?
Play annotation Lidzée.
It's hard.
Play annotation Ldakát aatx̱.
All of it off of it.
Play annotation ???
Play annotation A tóo yéi nateech.
It's in it.
Play annotation Áyá aaG̱áa áwé ch'u tle ch'a yéi gugéink' wooshdáx̱
And then just a little bit
Play annotation kax̱alyeesh nuch.
I pull them apart.
Play annotation Tléil yéi aa x̱wsanei x̱áach.
I never made any myself.
Play annotation Tléik'?
No?
Play annotation Gwál tlél du tuwáa wushgú
Maybe she didn't want
Play annotation kax̱wa.aaG̱ú.
me to try it.
Play annotation Haw.
Oh.
Play annotation Ch'a á eetéen nuch.
You just watched it.
Play annotation AaG̱áa áwé,
And then,
Play annotation Ḵutaan tlél yéi aawusnee.
She didn't make any in the summer.
Play annotation Uh, táakw
Uh, winter
Play annotation atx'aan hóoch'.
no more drying fish.
Play annotation AG̱áa áwé
That's when
Play annotation daak akoojeil du daḵéis'i,
she brings out her sewing,
Play annotation du naaxein shagóoni.
her Chilkat sewing material.
Play annotation Hm.
Play annotation Táakw.
Winter.
Play annotation Ch'a táakw.
Just winter.
Play annotation Táakw kaanáx̱.
All winter long.
Play annotation Gwál,
Maybe,
Play annotation {gúl-} daa sá yéi-
what-
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