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    • Collection number: 2015-03
    • Relations to this collection: LA 49 relates to this Collection
    • Primary contributor: Bruce E. Nevin (researcher)
    • Additional contributors: Bruce E. Nevin (recorder), Paul Hinze (speaker), Reitha Amen (speaker, consultant), Ruby Miles (consultant), Leo James (consultant, performer), Lela Rhoades (consultant)
    • Language: Achumawi
    • Dates: 1971-1994
    • Extent: 1 box of file slips, 14 digital files
    • Scope and content: The materials include file slips and audio recordings from Bruce Nevin's fieldwork on Achumawi with various consultants. File slips in the collection come from work with consultant Lela Rhoades in 1971-1974. Sound recordings include several Achumawi texts, songs, and conversations, as well as discussions on various topics in English, English versions of two Pit River stories, and citations by Bruce Nevin on various aspects of the Achumawi language.
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Bruce E. Nevin materials on the Achumawi/Pit River language, SCL 2015-03, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X22V2D2D
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    • Item number: 2015-03.001
    • Date: 22 Feb 1971 to 26 Feb 1974
    • Relations to this bundle: 2015-03.002 referenced by this Item
    • Contributors: Bruce E. Nevin (researcher), Lela Rhoades (consultant)
    • Language: Achumawi
    • Availability: In person by appointment
    • Extent: 1 box, 5in. x 4.5in. x 3in.
    • Description: Photocopies of file slips with Achumawi words and phrases.
    • Collection: Bruce E. Nevin materials on the Achumawi/Pit River language
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: [Lela Rhoades file slips], 2015-03.001, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://cla.berkeley.edu/item/23243
    • Item number: 2015-03.002
    • Date: August 7, 1973; August 12, 1973; August 18, 1973
    • Relations to this bundle: 2015-03.001 references this Item
    • Contributors: Bruce E. Nevin (researcher), Lela Rhoades (consultant)
    • Language: Achumawi
    • Availability: Online access
    • Description: Two dictated texts: "The Mouse Brothers and Sayyi" and "Pumice-Stone Man". Digital asset 2015-03.002.001 contains "The Mouse Brothers and Sayyi" in its entirety (alternate title "Mouse Brothers") and the first part of "Pumice-Stone Man" (alternate title "LR: Pumice-Stone Man (A)"), while 2015-03.002.002 contains the final portion of this second text (alternate title "Pumice-Stone Man (B-D)"), beginning at (B) 2:20. File slips derived from the texts are located in 2015-03.001.
    • Collection: Bruce E. Nevin materials on the Achumawi/Pit River language
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: "Mouse Brothers" and "Pumice-Stone Man", 2015-03.002, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2V9861C
    • Item number: 2015-03.003
    • Date: 11 Sep 1973
    • Contributors: Bruce E. Nevin (recorder), Paul Hinze (speaker), Reitha Amen (speaker)
    • Languages: [unknown]
    • Availability: Online access
    • Description: Recording of a presentation given at the Burney Presbyterian Women's Center. No Achumawi language material. A meeting seeking support for the Eastern Shasta County Indian Community Center for which Bruce Nevin obtained foundation funding.
    • Collection: Bruce E. Nevin materials on the Achumawi/Pit River language
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: [Paul Hinze presentation], 2015-03.003, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2QJ7F9N
    • Item number: 2015-03.004
    • Date: 16 Sep 1992
    • Contributors: Bruce E. Nevin (researcher), Ruby Miles (consultant)
    • Language: Achumawi
    • Availability: Online access
    • Description: Brief autobiographical text by Ruby Miles, from Stone Coal Valley (southwest of Canby, probably "Hantyu", #4 on Kniffen's map, which he considered Astaˑqíˑw̓awí territory, but she thought of it as quite apart unto itself.) Pit River; 13.22 English.
    • Collection: Bruce E. Nevin materials on the Achumawi/Pit River language
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Autobiography, 2015-03.004, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2KS6PJG
    • Item number: 2015-03.005
    • Date: 18 Sep 1992
    • Contributors: Bruce E. Nevin (researcher), Leo James (consultant, performer)
    • Language: Achumawi
    • Availability: Online access
    • Description: Songs and discussion in Achumawi and English on various topics. Includes a copy of a tape made by Leo James, some of which is from the radio. Leo with Bruce Nevin. Begins song about 0:15. Discussion of hand game. winaˑt̓áwsake “divided in half” (bones on both sides). 4:49 radio, song with hand drum; 5:48 resumes with discussion of girl's puberty ceremony, then of various singers.
    • Collection: Bruce E. Nevin materials on the Achumawi/Pit River language
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Songs and discussion, 2015-03.005, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2G15XT2
    • Item number: 2015-03.006
    • Date: 29 Dec 1992
    • Contributor: Bruce E. Nevin (researcher)
    • Language: Achumawi
    • Availability: Online access
    • Description: Verbal citation of a document entitled "Writing the Pit River Language", itself dated 9/24/1992, as well as citation of additional words and phrases in Achumawi.
    • Collection: Bruce E. Nevin materials on the Achumawi/Pit River language
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: [Citation of "Writing the Pit River Language" and additional words and phrases], 2015-03.006, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2B85634
    • Item number: 2015-03.007
    • Date: 20 Jun 1994 to 21 Jun 1994
    • Contributors: Bruce E. Nevin (researcher), Reitha Amen (consultant)
    • Language: Achumawi
    • Availability: Online access
    • Description: Recording of two Achumawi stories, in English: "Mother Deer and Mother Bear" and "Pumice-Stone Man". The stories were told to Bruce Nevin's daughters while Reitha (Tiny) Amen (daughter of Lela Rhoades) was visiting the Nevins in Gloucester ca. 1993. 2015-03.007.1 Beginning of "Mother Deer and Mother Bear" is missing. After story, discussion of bear hunting. About 21:00, little ground squirrel gets a belly ache. 25:00 Dancing with the Milky Way girls. 28:55 Coyote and Q̓awílˑá. 33:16 Ground squirrel the fire builder goes to visit Pumice-stone Man (=sát wic̓íˑlúˑyí, “one who smooths obsidian with his feet”). Ends with the squirrel pushing the bear off and running toward where Pumice-stone Man was hiding; the conclusion of this segment, putting an end to the bearʼs presumption, is missing. 2015-03.007.2 Begins with Ground Squirrel going hunting with his bark arrowheads, and Pumice-stone Man giving him good ones, concludes with his return home
    • Collection: Bruce E. Nevin materials on the Achumawi/Pit River language
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: "Mother Deer and Mother Bear" and "Pumice-Stone Man", 2015-03.007, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X26H4FDV

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