A Dictionary and Text Corpus of the Karuk Language

Karuk Sentences and Texts

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Year Speaker(s) Title (related to Coyote) Text ID
1903   Mrs. Bennett "Screech Owl and Coyote" ALK_14-35
1930   Phoebe Maddux Coyote's Journey JPH_KT-05
1930   Fritz Hansen "Coyote Falls through the Living-House Roof Hole" JPH_KT-12
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   Mamie Offield "How Deer Meat Was Lost and Regained" WB_KL-33