Sacred and Sensitive Materials

These materials are not available to the general public. Community members can request access from the Language Department at the Woodland Cultural Centre.

  • Public accession list of Iroquoian language holdings at the Woodland Cultural Centre in PastPerfect (museum software). Describes approximately 1000 recordings. 
  • Haudenosaunee recordings from the American Philosophical Society: (description, including information about how to request access)
  • Transcripts of Alfred Key giving English and Cayuga synopses of Gaihwi:yo: (Code of Handsome Lake)
  • Transcripts and video of Alfred Key giving English and Cayuga synopses of the Cycle of Ceremonies at the Seneca Longhouse at Six Nations
  • Transcripts of Alfred Key giving English and Cayuga synopses of The Great Law. No Cayuga version exists; Alfred provided an explanation in English, with some Cayuga words added, and discussed the ceremonies. He used these source books: Fenton, William N. 2010. The Great Law and the Longhouse: A Political History of the Iroquois Confederacy. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. Gibson, John Arthur. 1992. Concerning the League: The Iroquois League Tradition As Dictated in Onondaga. (Trans.) Hanni Woodbury. Winnipeg: Syracuse Univ Press.
  • Gaihwi:yo: (Code of Handsome Lake; 4-day-long ceremony). Digitized and incorporated into PHON software.
  • Cayuga Conversations (12 reel-to-reel recordings). Digitized and incorporated into PHON software.
  • Manual for Code of Handsome Lake Project in PHON. May 27th 2013. Stephanie Pile.

 

 

Publicly-accessible resources

  • Zotero bibliography (Group library for academic articles about Cayuga)

  • Zotero bibliography (group library for academic articles about Iroquoian languages)

  • Public accession list of Iroquoian language holdings at the Woodland Cultural Centre in PastPerfect (museum software). Describes approximately 1000 recordings. 

  • Williams, Lana. 2013. Pitch accent and intonation in Cayuga: an acoustic analysis and ToBI recommendations. St. John’s, NL: Memorial University Of Newfoundland MA thesis.

  • Rueentan, Behak. 2014. The prosody of Cayuga particles. St. John’s, NL: Memorial University Of Newfoundland MA thesis

  • Deer, Tracy, Gary Donovan, and Joanne Longboat. 2012. Native Language - Cayuga. Course Outlines for LNA AO-EO. (Cayuga Native Language Course Outlines (conforming to the Ontario Ministry of Education Document: The Ontario Curriculum Native Languages Grades 9 and 10, 1999.

  • Pile, Stephanie. Past Perfect Researchers’ Manual. (PDF)

  • Iroquois Medical Botany. FileMaker Pro database of the appendices containing botanical information and Iroquoian vocabulary from: Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, pages 474. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  

Sacred and Sensitive resources

Sacred and Sensitive resources are not stored on this website and are not publicly available. See this page for a description of what's available to members of the community.