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Vermont Folklife Center
This is a copy of Gordon Day’s original transcription of the 1959 audio recording of Elvine Obomsawin. The English language version of the story shown here is a literal translation of the Abenaki spoken text. English words are linked together with dashes whenever they match up to a single Abenaki word (for example, ahaigawa = “when-we-lived”)
Posted with permission from the Vermont Folklife Center.
Bruchac, M. (2006). Transcription of the Rogers’ Raid Portion of Elvine Obomsawin’s Original Interview Recorded by Gordon Day in 1959 (Reel 29, Side 1) With an Introductory Note by Marge Bruchac. Vermont Folklife Center, Retrieved from http://repository.upenn.edu/anthro_papers/153
Date Posted: 23 December 2016