Georgiana Trull

Yurok Language Conversation Book, chapter 20: "Place Names." (2003)

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Text identifier: GT3-20
Speaker: Georgiana Trull
Edition: Georgiana Trull, "Yurok Language Conversation Book" (2003)

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  1. Sa'ahl.
    Big village. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB79 |  
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  2. Stoowen.
    Small village. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB79 |  
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  3. Haawok.
    Where Margaret Miller lives. The old Walt McCovey place. (On the right side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB79 |  
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  4. 'O Leeken.
    High sandbar where a mean man lived under big trees. He stole travellers' boats and wives. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB79 |  
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  5. Ho Wegoh.
    Bend in the river at Lamb's Riffle, where you cross the river and paddle on the other side.
    Source: YLCB79 |  
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  6. 'O Tuuer.
    Cleveland Riffle. (On the left side heading upriver.)
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  7. Tohtar.
    Village where Blue Creek Lodge was. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB79 |  
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  8. 'Rner'.
    Village at Blue Creek. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB79 |  
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  9. 'Ayoohl.
    Village up from Blue Creek. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB79 |  
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  10. Nagehl.
    Village. (On the right side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB79 |  
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  11. 'Ohpoh.
    Creek and riffle. (On the right side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB80 |  
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  12. 'E'np'ueh.
    Bear Creek. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB80 |  
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  13. Ke'weenow.
    Village; where eels die after spawning. (On the right side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB80 |  
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  14. Srperh.
    Large village. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB80 |  
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  15. Twehlkar.
    Above the mouth of Srpr Creek (Van Pelts). (On the right side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB80 |  
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  16. Tektah.
    Village (Starr family lived there). (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB80 |  
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  17. Ploksew.
    Prairie by Cedar Creek. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB80 |  
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  18. Nueneepeer.
    Village (Ralph Lisson's place; Masten place). (On the left side heading upriver).
    Source: YLCB80 |  
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  19. Rewonew.
    "The Edge," Jane's family, edge of Patsy Hunsucker's. (On the left side heading upriver).
    Source: YLCB80 |  
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  20. Wohkero'.
    Village, where Patsy lives to Gunny's. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB80 |  
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  21. Wohtekw.
    Large village (from Shaker church to Buck Logan's). (On the left side heading upriver).
    Source: YLCB80 |  
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  22. Ch'eeegolew.
    "Where the foam stops," a little upriver from Buck's, Crutchfield place, mouth of Johnson Creek. (On the right side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB80 |  
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  23. Ch'eeegolew 'We-Roy.
    Johnson Creek. (On the right side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB81 |  
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  24. 'O Puue'wet'.
    Where the big rock is. Wash hands here to be a good basketmaker. Used to be a fort here and then a jail. (On the right side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB81 |  
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  25. 'O Meee.
    Rock below Kootep on turn/bend (a long time ago people would wash their hands where rocks had holes, say a prayer and wash hands for good luck in certain places). (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB81 |  
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  26. Koot'ep.
    Village. (On the left side heading upriver.)
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  27. 'O Tuuek.
    Big rock, diving place. (On the right side heading upriver.)
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  28. Wogow.
    Pekwon middle ridge. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB81 |  
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  29. Pekwon.
    Big village, Jump Dance ground, Jackson Ames'. (On the left side heading upriver).
    Source: YLCB81 |  
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  30. Tekwsow.
    Camping spot below Georgiana's ("bitterness of cucumber" - they grew there). (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB81 |  
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  31. Yohtar.
    Across the river from Georgiana's, Sundberg's. (On the right side heading upriver).
    Source: YLCB81 |  
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  32. Knuehlkem.
    "Big deep hole" area from camp road to Georgiana's. (On the left side heading upriver).
    Source: YLCB81 |  
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  33. Sregon.
    Village, Brush Dance place. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB81 |  
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  34. Ha'ag 'O Mekwehl.
    Rock pile way up the hill above Moore's. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB81 |  
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  35. 'O Ruue.
    Meadow where they used to practice stick game, up the hill from rock pile. (On the right side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB82 |  
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  36. Keykem.
    "Red clay," Josephine and Dewey lived there. (On the right side heading upriver).
    Source: YLCB82 |  
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  37. Sreg Pech.
    Below Moore's house. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB82 |  
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  38. Negono'.
    Right next to Keykem. (On the right side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB82 |  
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  39. Chokweek 'We-Roy.
    Moore's Creek. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB82 |  
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  40. Metah.
    Luana Brantner's. (On the right side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB82 |  
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  41. Metah Heekoh.
    Across from Metah. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB82 |  
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  42. Chueloyol'
    July Prairie. (On the right side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB82 |  
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  43. Wr'ergerw.
    Ryerson's, lower part. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB82 |  
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  44. Nohchkueh.
    Big village, Frank Mitchell's, Hancorn's. (On the right side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB82 |  
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  45. Noch Heekoh.
    Vivian Simpson's. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB82 |  
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  46. Hee'mehl.
    Prairie. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB82 |  
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  47. Hewoyek.
    Fishing site near Buster Owens'. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB83 |  
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  48. Muerekw.
    Village, O'Rourke's homesite. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB83 |  
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  49. Saa'.
    Next to and downriver from Kep'el. (On the right side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB83 |  
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  50. Kep'el.
    Big village where Theresa's house is. (On the right side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB83 |  
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  51. 'O Lego'.
    Across from Young's Bar. (On the right side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB83 |  
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  52. Wa's'ey.
    Village, Young's Bar. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB83 |  
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  53. Mereep.
    Big village, below Chris Young's and Alton's (many Sregon people married into Merip). (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB83 |  
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  54. Woketel.
    Small homesite, Masten place, across from 'O Skrwich. (On the right side heading upriver).
    Source: YLCB83 |  
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  55. 'O Skerweech.
    Home site, Lewis' place, also called "Shear Pen" because they used to keep sheep there. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB83 |  
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  56. 'Ewolek'.
    Past Lewis' place, used to be a big ranch. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB83 |  
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  57. Kenek.
    Big village, center of the world, Ant played sticks here, Thunder spoiled the ground. (On the right side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB83 |  
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  58. 'O 'Lehl.
    Home site across from Kenek. (On the left side heading upriver.)
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  59. Kenek 'We-Roy.
    Tulley Creek. (On the right side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB83 |  
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  60. 'O Chep'.
    Right across from Tulley Creek, Bob McCoy's place, where buzzard lost his hair. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB83 |  
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  61. Kewet.
    Burrill's Peak. (On the left side heading upriver.)
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  62. Wahsekw.
    Big village, Martin's Ferry, from Horsemeyer's to Lorraine Wilder's to Sam Jones' place, had a brush dance there. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB83 |  
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  63. Wechpues.
    Big village, Weitchpec old village went all the way up to the old school at Daisy French's. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB83 |  
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  64. 'O Hlerger'.
    Village, "where the two rivers meet", Dowd Field, across from Pearson's. (On the right side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB83 |  
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  65. Pekwtuehl.
    Small village, Pearson's store. (On the left side heading upriver.)
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  66. 'O Slookw.
    One mile up Trinity from Weitchpec. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB83 |  
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  67. Heyomew.
    Small village, Rachel Knight's place. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB84 |  
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  68. Chepor 'We-Roy.
    Bluff Creek. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB84 |  
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  69. Chepor.
    Village, Bluff Creek. (On the left side heading upriver.)
    Source: YLCB84 |  
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  70. Ko'omen.
    Orleans.
    Source: YLCB84 |  
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  71. 'Enek'.
    Amikiaram, before Sewew, before Salmon River meets the Klamath, Karuk Jump Dance site.
    Source: YLCB84 |  
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  72. Sewew.
    Katimeen, Somes' Bar, Brush Dance site.
    Source: YLCB84 |  
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  73. Ha'ag 'O Kloh.
    Doctor Rock.
    Source: YLCB84 |  
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