Play annotation Speakers are See.aat Lena Farkas (left) and Naakil.aan Mark Hans Chester (right). Recorded July 20, 2010 at none in Yakutat, 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.
Speakers are See.aat Lena Farkas (left) and Naakil.aan Mark Hans Chester (right). Recorded July 20, 2010 at none in Yakutat, 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.
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Play annotation That's all.
Play annotation ???
Play annotation We were trolling.
Play annotation How, how
Play annotation What do you call it in Tlingit
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Play annotation I drank.
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Play annotation We are getting wiser (sobering up).
Play annotation You begin to really analyze things better.
Play annotation That's what they call
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Play annotation It's hard to be getting older.
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Play annotation Whatever the children saw their grandparents do,
Play annotation whenever they come to that certain age
Play annotation they give the boys to their uncle.
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Play annotation the mothers teach them.
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Play annotation her husband was paralyzed.
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Play annotation I want to know what it is
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Play annotation everything from the water
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Play annotation They were like scientists our grandparents.
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Play annotation everything from the woods ???
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Play annotation ???
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Play annotation Yes. Thank you.
Play annotation I'm going to call you up
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Play annotation That's all.
Play annotation That's right. Thank you very much.
Play annotation I'm just so thankful that you all came here.
Play annotation For me, thank you too.
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