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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 (acv)
    • 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: 2015-03.007
    • Date: 20 Jun 1994 to 21 Jun 1994
    • Contributors: Bruce E. Nevin (researcher), Reitha Amen (consultant)
    • Language: Achumawi (acv)
    • 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
    • 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

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