Semahte Wahatte man To'ainkanna (Twelve)

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Title

Semahte Wahatte man To'ainkanna (Twelve)

Description

The play Twelve, explaining the origin of the months and seasons, is based on a traditional Shoshone story as told by Norm Cavanaugh.  The play was created and performed by SYLAP participants during the summer of 2014 at the Natural History Museum of Utah. Directed by Sloan Sampson. In this video, the play performance is enhanced with interviews about the story and the process of bringing it to life. 

Cast of Play:
Norm Cavanaugh - Narrator
Christian Yesslith - Tokoa (Rattlesnake)
Rain Garrity - Teheyan (Deer)
Cora Burchett - Pia Kwi'naa (Eagle)
Trent Griffith - Itsappeh (Coyote)
Shakea Jim - Kinii (Hawk)
Augastina Fernandez - Tsippih (Squirrel)
Fawn Bear - Weta (Bear)
Mariah Gonzales - Pehyen (Duck)

Director: Sloan Sampson

In Western Shoshoni with English subtitles and commentary.

Video courtesy of the the University of Utah Shoshoni Language Project.

Creator

Shoshone/Goshute Youth Language Apprenticeship Program (SYLAP)

Source

Shoshone/Goshute Youth Language Apprenticeship Program (SYLAP):
http://shoshoniproject.utah.edu/language-materials/shoshoni-play-twelve-sylap-2014/

Publisher

Shoshone/Goshute Youth Language Apprenticeship Program (SYLAP)

Date

2014

Contributor

Barrick Gold of North America [sponsor]; Carol Dalrymple and Edge of Discovery [sponsor]; Natural History Museum of Utah; Scott A. Gavorsky [VHC]

Rights

© 2016 The University of Utah. Video used with explicit permission [MoU on file].

Relation

Language

Shoshoni; English

Video Item Type Metadata

Transcription

English subtitles available in video; no other transcription.

Original Format

DVD; mp4

Duration

00:13:20

Producer

University of Utah Shoshoni Language Program

Director

Sloan Sampson

Files

Citation

Shoshone/Goshute Youth Language Apprenticeship Program (SYLAP), “Semahte Wahatte man To'ainkanna (Twelve),” Virtual Humanities Center at Great Basin College, accessed September 26, 2017, http://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/items/show/97.