Videos

The Kaska Woman Stolen by Cree

In this video Kaska Elder Mida Donnessey tells a short story about a Kaska woman who was abducted by Cree raiders. This woman later escaped from her capturers and returned to her homeland. The videos are saved in a Windows Media format and are aproximately 12 MB. To download them to your hard drive: In windows right click and save as. On a Mac alt and click.

English

Gūnī́’é’

Told by Tom Smith, translated by William Atkinson, recorded by Kate Hennessy. June 2004.

 

Our Country

Tagish Elder Lucy Wren, recorded by Norman James and Pat Moore. July 2005.

Dlēze, dlēze, yā gā́nhtān-ā?

Maggie Dick (Frances Lake dialect)

 

Kaska Alphabet Kʼū́géʼ

Leda Jules (Pelly Banks dialect)

 

Dénéhtʼā-ā?

Leda Jules (Pelly Banks dialect)

 

Dzīdze nesbéʼ, nasghosh nesbéʼ

Louise McDonald (Lower Liard dialect)

 

Djīdje astsats, dahwash astsats.

Alice Watson Brodhagen (Lower Liard dialect)

 

I am cutting with a knife, I am cutting caribou hide

Mida Donnessey (Liard dialect)

 

Jocelyn Wolftail talking about boarding school, speaking Kaska and teaching


 

Maggie Dick talking about her mom, school and handgames

 

Maggie Dick talking about her parents

 

Jocelyn Wolftail talking about land, family and sewing

 

Maggie Dick talking about growing up by Frances and helping out

 

Drive from Ross River to Watson Lake

 

The story of Robert Campbell and the story of fighting strangers

 

Dennis Porter talks about the Kaska language

 

Leda Jules talks about Lower Post Residential School

 

Kaska Conversations: Growing up, taking care of each other, listening and changing weather

 

Kaska Conversations: Mida Donnessey talks growing up and learning from her parents

 

Kaska Conversations: Maggie Dick talks about her visit to Ross River

 

Kaska Conversations: Parents being forced to send children to Residential School and move

 

Kaska Conversations: Dorothy Smith talks about growing up and Residential School

 

Kaska Conversations: Controlling the wolf population and sharing meat

 

Kaska Conversations: Rose Caesar talks about wolves and struggling to speak Kaska

 

Kaska Conversations: Dennis and John Porter talking about living in the bush

 

Kaska Conversations: Dorothy Smith talks about the negative impacts of alcohol

 

Kaska Conversations: Dorothy Smith and Mary Maje speak about traditional restorative justice