Ararahih'urípih
A Dictionary and Text Corpus of the Karuk Language

Karuk Sentences and Texts

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Year Speaker(s) Title Text ID
audio icon 2013   Charlie Thom, Sr. Sentences from Now You're Speaking Karuk CT-01
audio icon 2013   Charlie Thom, Sr. How Charlie Grew Up CT-02
audio icon 1989   Violet Super, Grace Davis, Madeline Davis Conversation: Weaving GD-MD-VSu-01
audio icon 2011   Julian Lang, Crystal Richardson, Vina Smith Conversation JL-CR-VS-01
audio icon 2011   Julian Lang, Crystal Richardson, Vina Smith Conversation: vacuum cleaner story JL-CR-VS-02
audio icon 2011   Julian Lang, Vina Smith Conversation: Julian's Day JL-VS-01
audio icon 2009   Lucille Albers Sentences about fear and going places LA-01
audio icon 2010   Lucille Albers Sentences about acorns, weather LA-02
audio icon 2012   Lucille Albers Sentences about morning activities LA-03
audio icon 2010   Lucille Albers Sentences about animals, insects, and going places LA-04
audio icon 2010   Vina Smith, Lucille Albers Sentences with verb paradigms LA-VS-01
audio icon 2010   Sonny Davis Sentences about body parts, etc. SD-01
audio icon 2010   Sonny Davis Sentences about speaking Karuk SD-02
audio icon 2016   Sonny Davis Sentences about cooking SD-03
audio icon 2010   Vina Smith, Sonny Davis Sentences about perception, animals, verb tenses SD-VS-01
audio icon 2010   Vina Smith, Sonny Davis Sentences about driving and directions SD-VS-02
audio icon 2010   Vina Smith Sentences: questions and answers VS-01
audio icon 2010   Vina Smith Sentences about asking name, adjectives VS-02
audio icon 2011   Vina Smith Sentences: questions VS-03
audio icon 2011   Vina Smith Sentences about personal states VS-04
audio icon 2011   Vina Smith Sentences about personal states VS-05
audio icon 2011   Vina Smith Sentences about personal states VS-06
audio icon 2011   Vina Smith Sentences with words for accent VS-07
audio icon 2011   Vina Smith Sentences about possession, location VS-08
audio icon 2011   Vina Smith Sentences with relative clauses, negation, commands VS-09
audio icon 2011   Vina Smith Sentences with words for accent VS-10
audio icon 2011   Vina Smith Sentences with verb paradigms, words for accent VS-11
audio icon 2011   Vina Smith Sentences about putting and motion VS-12
audio icon 2011   Vina Smith Sentences about spatial relations VS-13
audio icon 2010   Vina Smith Sentences about animals, questions VS-14
audio icon 2010   Vina Smith Sentences about animals, questions VS-15
audio icon 2010   Vina Smith Sentences: questions VS-16
audio icon 2010   Vina Smith Sentences: questions and answers, verb tenses VS-17
audio icon 2013   Vina Smith Sentences about comparisons VS-18
audio icon 2010   Vina Smith Avansáxiich káru Chishíih káru Xanchíifich VS-19
audio icon 2012   Vina Smith Sentences from Now You're Speaking Karuk VS-20a
audio icon 2012   Vina Smith Sentences from Now You're Speaking Karuk VS-20b
audio icon 2012   Vina Smith Sentences from Now You're Speaking Karuk VS-20c
audio icon 2012   Vina Smith Sentences from Now You're Speaking Karuk VS-20d
audio icon 2013   Vina Smith Sentences: actions and instrumentals VS-21
audio icon 2015   Vina Smith I'll Never Forget Those Days VS-22
audio icon 2015   Vina Smith Biscuits VS-23
audio icon 2015   Vina Smith Washing VS-24
audio icon 2012   Vina Smith Sentences about jewelry, hair, and clothes VS-25
audio icon 2012   Vina Smith Sentences: pretty sisters VS-26
audio icon 2012   Vina Smith Sentences: adjectives VS-27
audio icon 2012   Vina Smith Sentences: adjectives VS-28
audio icon 2010   Vina Smith Sentences: questions, answers, possessives VS-29
audio icon 2013   Vina Smith Sentence: cooking fish VS-30
audio icon 2013   Vina Smith Sentences: cooking, packing, jumping, throwing VS-31
audio icon 2015   Vina Smith Sentences about looking and feeling a certain way VS-32
audio icon 2011   Vina Smith Sentences about spatial relations VS-33
audio icon 2011   Vina Smith Sentences about rocks and trees. VS-34a
audio icon 2011   Vina Smith Sentences about a cat VS-34b
audio icon 2011   Vina Smith Sentences about sitting, standing and lying VS-35a
audio icon 2011   Vina Smith Sentences about feeling cold, playing, and getting old VS-35b
audio icon 2011   Vina Smith Sentences about looking and talking to people VS-36
audio icon 2012   Vina Smith Sentences about weaving a hat VS-37
audio icon 2013   Vina Smith Sentences about making sandwiches VS-38
audio icon 2013   Vina Smith Sentences about food and drink VS-39
audio icon 2013   Vina Smith Sentences about family VS-41
audio icon 2013   Vina Smith Gathering wood VS-47
audio icon 2004   Violet Super Violet Cooking VSu-01
audio icon 2004   Violet Super Violet's Picture VSu-02
1989   Violet Super Violet's Dog VSu-03
audio icon 2004   Violet Super Violet Working VSu-04
audio icon 1989   Violet Super Sentences about weather and cooking VSu-05
audio icon 1989   Violet Super Why the eel has no bones VSu-06
audio icon 2004   William Bright "Speech to Karuk Tribal Council" WB-01
1903   Mrs. Bennett "Screech Owl and Coyote" ALK_14-35
1927   Margaret Harrie "The Ten Young Men who Became the Pleiades" DAF_KT-02
1927   Nettie Ruben "Bluejay, Medicine-Man" DAF_KT_03
1927   Benonie Harrie "Coyote Pups" DAF_KT-05a
1927   Benonie Harrie "How I Found Gold" DAF_KT-05b
1927   Benonie Harrie "A Hunting Yarn" DAF_KT-05c
1930   Yaas "How Grizzly Bear Got his Ears Burnt Off" JPH_KT-01a
1930   Yaas "How Buzzard Became Bald" JPH_KT-01b
1930   Phoebe Maddux Coyote's Journey JPH_KT-05
1930   Fritz Hansen Mourning Dove Gambles JPH_KT-06
1930   Yaas "How Fish were Transformed" JPH_KT-07
1930   Abner's mother "Crow Woman and her Neglectful Husband" JPH_KT-08
1930   Fritz Hansen "Coyote Falls through the Living-House Roof Hole" JPH_KT-12
1929   Phoebe Maddux "Bluejay Myth" JPH_PHM-24-343a
1932   Phoebe Maddux The Name of Tobacco JPH_TKIC-III.2
1932   Phoebe Maddux Black Nightshade JPH_TKIC-III.3
1932   Phoebe Maddux Downslope and Upslope Tobacco JPH_TKIC-III.4
1932   Phoebe Maddux Morphology of the Tobacco Plant: The Plant JPH_TKIC-III.5.A
1932   Phoebe Maddux Sense Characteristics JPH_TKIC-III.5.A.a
1932   Phoebe Maddux Parts of the Tobacco Plant JPH_TKIC-III.5.A.b-g
1932   Phoebe Maddux Leaf JPH_TKIC-III.5.A.h
1932   Phoebe Maddux Gum JPH_TKIC-III.5.A.i
1932   Phoebe Maddux Phases of Flowering JPH_TKIC-III.5.A.j.a1'
1932   Phoebe Maddux Seed JPH_TKIC-III.5.A.k
1932   Phoebe Maddux They Knew That Seeds Will Grow JPH_TKIC-IV.3
1932   Phoebe Maddux But They Never Packed Seeds Home JPH_TKIC-IV.4
1932   Phoebe Maddux Practices Bordering on a Knowledge of Tillage JPH_TKIC-IV.5
1957   Julia Starritt "Swearing" WB_KL-0
1957   Nettie Ruben "Coyote's Journey" WB_KL-01
1957   Nettie Ruben "Coyote's Homecoming" WB_KL-02
audio icon 1957   Nettie Ruben "Coyote's Homecoming" (second telling) WB_KL-02a
1957   Chester Pepper "Coyote's Journey" WB_KL-03
1957   Julia Starritt "Coyote's Journey" WB_KL-04
1957   Mamie Offield "Coyote's Journey" WB_KL-05
1957   Julia Starritt "Coyote Goes to a War Dance" WB_KL-06
1957   Nettie Ruben "Coyote Trades Songs" WB_KL-07
1957   Julia Starritt "Coyote Goes to the Sky" WB_KL-08
1957   Mamie Offield "Coyote Trades Songs and Goes to the Sky" WB_KL-09
1957   Julia Starritt "Coyote Steals Fire" WB_KL-10
1957   Nettie Ruben "Coyote as Doctor" WB_KL-11
1957   Chester Pepper "Coyote Tries to Reach the Sun" WB_KL-12
audio icon 1957   Chester Pepper "Coyote's Gambling Song" WB_KL-13
1957   Chester Pepper "Coyote Eats His Own Excrement" WB_KL-14
1957   Nettie Ruben "Coyote As Lawmaker" WB_KL-15
1957   Julia Starritt "Coyote Marries His Own Daughter" WB_KL-16
1957   Mamie Offield "Coyote Gives Salmon and Acorns to Mankind" WB_KL-17
1957   Lottie Beck "The Perils of Weasel" WB_KL-18
1957   Mamie Offield "The Perils of Weasel" WB_KL-19
1957   Daisy Jones "The Perils of Weasel" WB_KL-20
1957   Julia Starritt "The Hair in the Soup" WB_KL-21
1957   Lottie Beck "Old Man Turtle Dances" WB_KL-22
1957   Lottie Beck "The Greedy Father" WB_KL-23
1957   Mamie Offield "The Greedy Father" WB_KL-24
1957   Lottie Beck "Duck Hawk and His Wife" WB_KL-25
1957   Chester Pepper "Duck Hawk and His Wife" WB_KL-26
1957   Mamie Offield "Duck Hawk and His Wife" WB_KL-27
1957   Mamie Offield "Blue Jay As Doctor" WB_KL-28
1957   Nettie Ruben "Blue Jay As Doctor" WB_KL-29
1957   Lottie Beck "The Story of Tan Oak Acorn" WB_KL-30
1957   Nettie Ruben "The Story of Tan Oak Acorn" WB_KL-31
1957   Julia Starritt "The Bear and the Deer" WB_KL-32
1957   Mamie Offield "How Deer Meat Was Lost and Regained" WB_KL-33
1957   Nettie Ruben "Lizard and Grizzly Bear" WB_KL-34
1957   Lottie Beck "The Story of Madrone" WB_KL-35
1957   Nettie Ruben "Why Towhee Has Red Eyes" WB_KL-36
audio icon 1957   Mamie Offield "Eel and Sucker" WB_KL-37
1957   Mamie Offield "The Story of Slug" WB_KL-38
1957   Nettie Ruben "The Adulterers Discovered" WB_KL-39
1957   Nettie Ruben "The Story of Bear" WB_KL-40
1957   Nettie Ruben "The Creation of Eels" WB_KL-41
1957   Nettie Ruben "The Story of Crane" WB_KL-42
1957   Nettie Ruben "Mockingbird and Swamp Robin" WB_KL-43
1957   Nettie Ruben "Why Lightning Strikes Trees" WB_KL-44
1957   Mamie Offield "Victory Over Fire" WB_KL-45
1957   Nettie Ruben "The Story of Skunk" WB_KL-46
1957   Chester Pepper "The Origin of the Pikiawish" WB_KL-47
1957   Nettie Ruben "The Origin of the Pikiawish" WB_KL-48
1957   Nettie Ruben "Medicine for the Return of a Sweetheart" WB_KL-49
1957   Nettie Ruben "Medicine to Get a Husband" WB_KL-50
1957   Chester Pepper "Love Medicine" WB_KL-51
1957   Chester Pepper "Medicine for the Return of Wives" WB_KL-52
1957   Chester Pepper "Deer-hunting Medicine" WB_KL-53
1957   Mamie Offield "Shinny Game Medicine" WB_KL-54
1957   Mamie Offield "Wrestling Medicine" WB_KL-55
1957   Mamie Offield "The Flood" WB_KL-56
1957   Nettie Ruben "The Boy from Itúkuk" WB_KL-57
1957   Mamie Offield "A Trip to the Land of the Dead" WB_KL-58
1957   Nettie Ruben "The Pool in Big Rock" WB_KL-59
1957   Daisy Jones "The Snake People" WB_KL-60
1957   Lottie Beck "The Kidnapped Child" WB_KL-61
1957   Mamie Offield "The Devil Discovered" WB_KL-62
1957   Mamie Offield "The Devil Who Died Laughing" WB_KL-63
1957   Mamie Offield "The Devil and the Girl" WB_KL-64
1957   Nettie Ruben "The White Man's Gifts" WB_KL-65
1957   Julia Starritt "How the Rube Family Was Named" WB_KL-66
1957   Julia Starritt "A Quack Doctor" WB_KL-67
1957   Maggie Charley "Indian Food" WB_KL-68
1957   Julia Starritt "Salmon Fishing" WB_KL-69
1957   Nettie Ruben "Deer Hunting" WB_KL-70
1957   Nettie Ruben "Bear Hunting" WB_KL-71
1957   Nettie Ruben "Elk Hunting" WB_KL-72
1957   Julia Starritt "Making Acorn Soup" WB_KL-73
1957   Nettie Ruben "Making Acorn Soup" WB_KL-74
1957   Julia Starritt "Soaking Acorns" WB_KL-75
1957   Julia Starritt "The Sweathouse" WB_KL-76
1957   Julia Starritt "The Living-house" WB_KL-77
1957   Julia Starritt "The Shinny Game" WB_KL-78
1957   Nettie Ruben "Work Contests" WB_KL-79
1957   Julia Starritt "The Sucking Doctor" WB_KL-80
1957   Julia Starritt "The Sweating Doctor" WB_KL-81
1957   Emily Donahue "The Pikiawish at Katimin" WB_KL-82
1957   Nettie Ruben "The Pikiawish at Katimin" WB_KL-83
1957   Maggie Charley "The Pikiawish at Clear Creek" WB_KL-84
1957   Emily Donahue "Preparing Basket Materials" WB_KL-85
1957   Julia Starritt "Indian Clothes" WB_KL-86
1957   Julia Starritt "Tattoos" WB_KL-87
1957   Emily Donahue "Professor Gifford's Visit" WB_KL-88
1957   Julia Starritt "A Birthday Party" WB_KL-89
1957   Julia Starritt "Smoke" WB_KL-90
1957   Julia Starritt "A Blow-out" WB_KL-91
1957   Julia Starritt "Responses to Pictures" WB_KL-92
   Various speakers "Miscellaneous Sentences" WB_KV
audio icon 1949   Nettie Ruben, Lottie Beck Conversation and stick game medicine story WB_LA78.1-001
audio icon 1949   Nettie Ruben, Lottie Beck Conversation about doctors WB_LA78.1-003
audio icon 1949   Nettie Ruben "Blue Jay as Doctor" WB_LA78.1-004a
audio icon 1949   Nettie Ruben "Old Man Turtle" WB_LA78.1-004b
audio icon 1949   Nettie Ruben "The Boy from Itúttuk" WB_LA78.1-006
audio icon 1949   Nettie Ruben, Lottie Beck Conversation (mostly relating to the írahiv) WB_LA78.1-007
audio icon 1949   Chester Pepper "Klamath Lakes Young Man" WB_LA78.1-013
audio icon 1949   Chester Pepper "The First Sweathouse Spirit" WB_LA78.1-015
audio icon 1949   Chester Pepper "Deer-hunting Medicine" WB_LA78.1-016a
audio icon 1949   Chester Pepper "Coyote and the Sun" WB_LA78.1-016b
audio icon 1949   Chester Pepper "Coyote as Priest" WB_LA78.1-016c
audio icon 1949   Nettie Ruben "How Coyote Traded Songs" WB_LA78.1-020