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43. Prayer Before Singing Mountain Spirit Songs, Chiricahua Apache Text

Fatty, David
Creator
Fatty, David
Date
2001
Collection
Chiricahua and Mescalero Apache Texts
Note
The Apache language texts have been converted from Hoijer's original orthography to a contemporary practical orthography currently in use for Navajo and several other Apachean languages. See de Reuse, Willem (Ethnological Note An Introduction to Western Apache Linguistics (3 vols). unpublished manuscript Tucson: University of Arizona. Adapted from the orthography employed in Robert Young and William Morgan's (Ethnological Note Navajo Language: a Grammar and Colloquial Dictionary. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press.
Authorship attributions. The Chiricahua singer/ceremonial specialist is designated author/performer of particular song texts. Hoijer is designated author of the collection as a whole, and is sole author of the linguistic analysis portions.
This prayer is the English translation of one of the Ethnological Note bilingual Apache language texts when appear in this collection.