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.



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)



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)