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Naskapi Prayer Book: Ministry to the Sick (BW) By Naskapi Translators
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This book was compiled from materials produced by the people and clergy of St. John’s church, Kawawachikamach, using material from Portions of the Book of Common Prayer and Hymns in the... More > Cree–Indian Language (Rev. and Mrs. W. G. Walton, 1923) The Book of Common Prayer, Canada (BCP 1959), The Ministry to the Sick–excerpts from the Book of Common Prayer (Cree translation by Rev. Caleb Lawrence and Agnes Kowapit, 1978) the Naskapi New Testament (2007), and the Naskapi Lectionary (2012). The Ministry to the Sick is based on the liturgy from the BCP, prepared by Father Bruce Barnett–Cowan (1983) using the Cree translation provided by Rev. Caleb Lawrence. Translators at the Naskapi Development Corporation rendered the Naskapi language version working from the Cree translation and the BCP. The project is facilitated by Bill Jancewicz and the NDC Translation and Linguistics Services Department.< Less
Caught in a Blizzard and other stories (hc) By John Peastitute
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Casewrap hardcover book. This book is a collection of short stories in Naskapi that features the "historical account" traditional Algonquian storytelling genre, tipâchimûna... More > (stories). It features some eyewitness accounts of tragic and exciting events on the land, as well as a first-person account of the storyteller's own adventures and skill as a hunter and provider. This is the fifth book in a series prepared for reading in Naskapi and in English by the Naskapi Development Corporation. John Peastitute (1896-1981) was a Naskapi Elder who was a well respected as a story-keeper and storyteller. His repertoire of both tipâchimûna and âtiyûhkinich was extensive, and his performances engaging. The tape recordings of his stories that have survived to be preserved, processed and studied are a precious legacy. The "Caught in a Blizzard" collection is the beginning of a series of true historical accounts of Naskapi life by a Naskapi speaker.< Less
Caught in a Blizzard and other stories (sc) By John Peastitute
Paperback: $10.06
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Softcover (paperback) book. This book is a collection of short stories in Naskapi that features the "historical account" traditional Algonquian storytelling genre, tipâchimûna... More > (stories). It features some eyewitness accounts of tragic and exciting events on the land, as well as a first-person account of the storyteller's own adventures and skill as a hunter and provider. This is the fifth book in a series prepared for reading in Naskapi and in English by the Naskapi Development Corporation. John Peastitute (1896-1981) was a Naskapi Elder who was a well respected as a story-keeper and storyteller. His repertoire of both tipâchimûna and âtiyûhkinich was extensive, and his performances engaging. The tape recordings of his stories that have survived to be preserved, processed and studied are a precious legacy. The "Caught in a Blizzard" collection is the beginning of a series of true historical accounts of Naskapi life by a Naskapi speaker.< Less
Caught in a Blizzard and other stories By John Peastitute
Hardcover: $26.04
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Library-quality hardcover book with dust-jacket. This book is a collection of short stories in Naskapi that features the "historical account" traditional Algonquian storytelling genre,... More > tipâchimûna (stories). It features some eyewitness accounts of tragic and exciting events on the land, as well as a first-person account of the storyteller's own adventures and skill as a hunter and provider. This is the fifth book in a series prepared for reading in Naskapi and in English by the Naskapi Development Corporation. John Peastitute (1896-1981) was a Naskapi Elder who was a well respected as a story-keeper and storyteller. His repertoire of both tipâchimûna and âtiyûhkinich was extensive, and his performances engaging. The tape recordings of his stories that have survived to be preserved, processed and studied are a precious legacy. The "Caught in a Blizzard" collection is the beginning of a series of true historical accounts of Naskapi life by a Naskapi speaker.< Less
Naskapi Conversation Manual By Bill Jancewicz
Paperback: $11.51
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This manual is an introduction to Naskapi language conversation. It covers 21 different topics of everyday life in the Naskapi community. From greetings to social gatherings, from school to hunting... More > and trapping. The manual is intended to be accompanied by the Naskapi Conversation Manual audio MP3 (download from http://www.atlas-ling.ca/)< Less
Chahkapas: A Naskapi Legend (hc) By Elizabeth Jancewicz et al.
Hardcover: $20.23
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Casewrap hardcover book. This book of the Chahkapas hero legend cycle is the second book in a series prepared for reading in Naskapi and in English by the Naskapi Development Corporation. John... More > Peastitute (1896 - 1981) was a Naskapi Elder who was not only well respected as a story-keeper, but also as a storyteller. His repertoire of both tipâchimûna (stories) and âtiyûhkinich (legends) was extensive, and his performances engaging. The tape recordings of his stories that have survived to be preserved, processed and studied are a precious legacy. The Chahkapas stories tell of the small but mighty hero who snares the sun, is swallowed by a fish, rescues his sister, and avenges the death of his parents by the monster Kachituskw.< Less
Kuihkwahchaw: Naskapi Wolverine Stories (sc) By Elizabeth Jancewicz et al.
Paperback: $9.80
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Softcover (paperback) book. This book of Wolverine “trickster” legends is the first collection in a series presented for reading in Naskapi and in English by the Naskapi Development... More > Corporation. John Peastitute (1896 - 1981) was a Naskapi Elder who was not only well respected as a story-keeper, but also as a storyteller. His repertoire of both tipâchimûna (stories) and âtiyûhkinich (legends) was extensive, and his performances engaging. The tape recordings of his stories that have survived to be preserved, processed and studied are a precious legacy.< Less
Kuihkwahchaw: Naskapi Wolverine Stories (hc) By Elizabeth Jancewicz et al.
Hardcover: $20.14
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Casewrap hardcover book. This book of Wolverine “trickster” legends is the first collection in a series presented for reading in Naskapi and in English by the Naskapi Development... More > Corporation. John Peastitute (1896 - 1981) was a Naskapi Elder who was not only well respected as a story-keeper, but also as a storyteller. His repertoire of both tipâchimûna (stories) and âtiyûhkinich (legends) was extensive, and his performances engaging. The tape recordings of his stories that have survived to be preserved, processed and studied are a precious legacy.< Less
Kuihkwahchaw: Naskapi Wolverine Stories By Elizabeth Jancewicz et al.
Hardcover: $25.90
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Library-quality hardcover book with dust-jacket. This book of Wolverine “trickster” legends is the first collection in a series presented for reading in Naskapi and in English by the... More > Naskapi Development Corporation. John Peastitute (1896 - 1981) was a Naskapi Elder who was not only well respected as a story-keeper, but also as a storyteller. His repertoire of both tipâchimûna (stories) and âtiyûhkinich (legends) was extensive, and his performances engaging. The tape recordings of his stories that have survived to be preserved, processed and studied are a precious legacy.< Less
Chahkapas: A Naskapi Legend (sc) By Elizabeth Jancewicz et al.
Paperback: $9.90
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Softcover (paperback) book. This book of the Chahkapas hero legend cycle is the second book in a series prepared for reading in Naskapi and in English by the Naskapi Development Corporation. John... More > Peastitute (1896 - 1981) was a Naskapi Elder who was not only well respected as a story-keeper, but also as a storyteller. His repertoire of both tipâchimûna (stories) and âtiyûhkinich (legends) was extensive, and his performances engaging. The tape recordings of his stories that have survived to be preserved, processed and studied are a precious legacy. The Chahkapas stories tell of the small but mighty hero who snares the sun, is swallowed by a fish, rescues his sister, and avenges the death of his parents by the monster Kachituskw.< Less