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Verdena's Cat (VP-111107-02)
told by Verdena Parker
November 11, 2007
Winston, Oregon
Transcribed by Justin Spence

Verdena's Grandmother's Job as a Nanny (VP-131007-08)
told by Verdena Parker
October 13, 2007
Winston, Oregon
Transcribed by Justin Spence

The First Ones (VP-190408-11)
told by Verdena Parker
April 19, 2008
Winston, Oregon
Transcribed by Amy Campbell

Verdena's Life Story, Part 1 (VP-121106-01)
told by Verdena Parker
November 12, 2006
Winston, Oregon
Transcribed by Lindsey Newbold

Creation of Animals (VP-080309-03)
told by Verdena Parker
March 8, 2009
Winston, Oregon
Transcribed by Lindsey Newbold

Learning to Ride a Motorcycle (VP-111107-03)
told by Verdena Parker
November 11, 2007
Winston, Oregon
Transcribed by Justin Spence

Because-Of-Him-It-Burns-Through (VP-051210-08)
told by Verdena Parker
December 5, 2010
Winston, Oregon
Transcribed by Justin Spence

Pear Story (VP-240208-03)
told by Verdena Parker
2008-24-02
Winston, Oregon
Transcribed by Justin Spence

Rocks at the White Deerskin Dance Site (VP-230711-06)
told by Verdena Parker
July 23, 2011
Xowung-q'it dance site, Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Lindsey Newbold

How Fred Brown Shot His Finger (Berkeley Language Center LA 119.006)
told by Louise Jackson
1963
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Victor Golla

A Hunting Story (Berkeley Language Center LA 119.007)
told by Ned Jackson
1963
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Victor Golla

Fishing While Blind (Berkeley Language Center LA 119.008)
told by Ned Jackson
1963
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Victor Golla

"It Was Scratching": An Encounter with an Indian Devil (Berkeley Language Center LA 119.009)
told by Louise Jackson
1963
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Victor Golla

Buzzard and Blowfly Make a Wager (Berkeley Language Center LA 119.011)
told by Louise Jackson
1963
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Victor Golla

Frog's Love Medicine (Berkeley Language Center LA 119.013)
told by Minnie Reeves
1963
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Victor Golla

Deer Medicine for Childbirth (Berkeley Language Center LA 119.018)
told by Minnie Reeves
1963
Hoopa Valley, California

The Song of the Salmon Heart (Berkeley Language Center LA 119.018)
told by Louise Jackson
1963
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Victor Golla

Yima:ntiw'winyay - Creator and Culture Hero
told by Emma Lewis
June, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Xa:xowilwa:tł' (Dug-from-the-ground)
told by Oscar Brown and James Anderson
June, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Xonchwiwh-dich'e:ch' (Rough-nose)
told by Mary Marshall
July, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Yinuqi-ts'isday (He-Lives-South)
told by Emma Lewis
December, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Nahx-k'iq'os-na:diwul (Two-neck)
told by Oscar Brown
June, 1902
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Łich'iwh-ding Ya'dehłtse: (At Sand-place They Lived)
told by Oscar Brown
June, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Xonsahding Q'un-ch'iwichwil (Xonsahding Young Man)
told by Mary Marshall
July, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Dahchwin'-ding Xon'-na:'iswe' (Gooseberry-place Brush Dance)
told by Mary Marshall
July, 1902
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Miyme'duq'it K'iwintsit (At Miyme'duq'it She Pounded Acorns)
told by Mary Marshall
July, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

To:-ding K'e'itł'o' (By the River She Made Baskets)
told by Mary Marshall
July, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

The Cause of the Lunar Eclipse
told by McCann
October, 1902
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Origin of Fire
told by McCann
July, 1902
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

The Coming of White Men
told by McCann
July, 1902
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

The Coming of White Men
told by Nettie
July, 1902
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

The Young Man who Threw Himself with the Arrow
told by Senaxon
December, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

The Scabby Young Man
told by McCann
December, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

The Passing of the K'ixinay
told by Senaxon
December, 1902
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

The Spoiling of the World
told by McCann
December, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Formula of the Jumping Dance
told by Senaxon
November, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Daily Prayer of the Priest at the Jumping Dance
told by Senaxon
November, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Origin of the Jumping Dance
told by McCann
November, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Formula of the Acorn Feast
[anonymous]
[undated]
[Hoopa Valley, California]
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Formula used at the Ch'ixolchwe: Rocks
told by Senaxon
December, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Formula of the Spring Dance
told by Senaxon
December, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Origin of the Kinahłdung Dance
told by Robinson Shoemaker
June, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Directions and Formula for the Brush Dance
told by Wife of McCann
December, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Formula for the Eel Medicine
told by William Lewis
November, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Formula for the Salmon Medicine
told by Robinson Shoemaker
June, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Formula of the Rain-rock Medicine
told by Emma Lewis
December, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Formula of Medicine for Pregnant Women (Deer's Medicine)
told by Mary Marshall
June, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Formula of Medicine for Pregnant Women (Bear's Medicine)
told by Mary Marshall
June, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Formula of Medicine for Childbirth
told by Mary Marshall
June, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Formula of Medicine for the Birth of the First Child
told by Emma Lewis
[November, 1901]
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Formula of Medicine to Cause the Infant to Grow Fast
told by Emma Lewis
December, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Formula of Medicine to Cause the Infant to Grow Strong
told by Emma Lewis
December, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Formula of Medicine to Insure Long Life for an Infant
told by Emma Lewis
December, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Formula of Medicine to Protect Children in Strange Places
told by Emma Lewis
December, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Formula of Woman's Love Medicine
told by Emma Lewis
December, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Formula of Medicine to Shorten Period of Exclusion after Menstruation
told by Emma Lewis
December, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Formula of Medicine for Going in Dangerous Places with a Canoe
told by Emma Lewis
December, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Formula of Medicine for Going Among Rattlesnakes
told by McCann
October, 1902
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Formula of a Deer Medicine
told by Robinson Shoemaker
June, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Formula of a Deer Medicine
told by Senaxon
November, 1901
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Formula of Medicine for Making Baskets
told by Emma Dusky
October, 1902
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

Formula of Medicine for Wounds Made by Flint Arrowheads
told by James Marshall
July, 1902
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Pliny Earle Goddard

The White Deerskin Dance
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

The Jump Dance
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

The Origin of the Jump Dance
told by Mary Marshall
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

The Origin of the Misq'it Jump Dance
told by Jake Hostler
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

The Acorn Feast
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

The First Salmon Ceremony
told by John Shoemaker
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

The Origin of the First Salmon Ceremony
told by John Shoemaker
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Bathing the Rain Rock at Sugar Bowl
told by John Shoemaker
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Formula for Bathing the Rain Rock
told by John Shoemaker
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

The Flower Dance
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

The Origin of the Flower Dance
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

The Brush Dance
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

How to Treat Babies
told by Emma Frank
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Traditional Standards of Beauty
told by Emma Frank
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Tattooing
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Rules of Etiquette
told by Emma Frank
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

How to Ensure a Long Life
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Insults and Bad Behavior
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

A Jump Dance Sermon
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

When There is a Death
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

How to Gather and Prepare Acorns
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

How Basketry Roots are Gathered and Baskets Woven
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

How to Handle Firewood in the Old-Fashioned Way
told by Emma Frank
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

How I Became a Doctor
told by Emma Frank
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Emma Frank's Method of Doctoring
told by Emma Frank
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

How Silis Became a Doctor
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Silis' Vision of Hell
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Silis Loses and Finds her Pipe
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

The Kick Dance
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

How I Became Fond of Kick Dancing
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

k'iłwe: Sickness is Taken Out
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Hunting Magic and Prayers for Deer
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

A Vision of Sam Brown's
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Power over the Grizzly Bear
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Training for Striking Fear into the Grizzly Bear
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

The Afterworld
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Medicine Formula to Cure Vomit and Passing of Blood
told by Emma Frank
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Medicine Formula for Sickness
told by Jake Hostler
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Medicine Formula for a Menstruating Woman to Shorten her Period
told by Emma Frank
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Medicine Formula Pronounced over a Child to Make Him Wealthy and Brave
told by Emma Frank
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Medicine Formula to Purify One Who Has Handled a Corpse
told by John Shoemaker
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

A Medicine Formula to Induce Forgiveness
told by Mary Marshall
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

A Medicine Formula for War
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

The Ugly Dog, a Medicine Formula for Love
told by John Shoemaker
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

A Woman's Love Medicine for Getting a Man
told by Emma Frank
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

A Man's Love Medicine
told by Emma Frank
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Medicine Formula for a Man Who Desires Wealth and Sucess in Love
told by John Shoemaker
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Medicine Formula for Wealth
told by John Shoemaker
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

The Dawn Maiden
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Big Dentalia Comes to the Redwood People
told by Mary Marshall
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Prayer for Good Luck
told by Emma Frank
1927
Hoopa Valley, California

Prayer for the Sun
told by Emma Frank
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Prayer in Going Over the Trails in the Mountains
told by Emma Frank
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Prayer to the Acorn Feast Ground of Hostler Ranch
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Prayer to Yimantiw'winyay's Resting Place
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

A Night Prayer
told by John Shoemaker
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Salmon's Grandmother
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Salmon's Grandmother and Timber Robin
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Water Dog and Acorn Worm
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Iris and Panther
told by Oscar Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Coyote and Frog
told by Emma Frank
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Three Tales of Little Woodpecker
told by Emma Frank
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Salmon-Trout is Doctored by Bluejay and Hummingbird
told by Jake Hostler
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

A Story of the South Wind
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

The Lake Whale
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

The Rival Wives
told by Mary Marshall
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

The Two Brothers
told by John Shoemaker
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

The One Who Established a Medicine at Miyimida:q'it, and his Grandmother
told by Emma Frank
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

The Hated Suitor
told by Jake Hostler
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

How Ear Aches Started at Me'dilding
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

The Acorn Provider Saves Weitchpec
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

Two Young Men Do Indian Deviling
told by Jake Hostler
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

The Village that Blasphemed
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

How a Man Was Destroyed at New River
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

How a Tattooed-Face Stole a Woman
told by John Shoemaker
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

The Chimariko Attack a Hupa Village
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir

A War Between the Hupa and Yurok
told by Sam Brown
1927
Hoopa Valley, California
Transcribed by Edward Sapir