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The Girl and the Water Spirit, Chiricahua Apache Text

Belacho, Duncan
Belacho, Duncan
Chiricahua and Mescalero Apache Texts
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 (Ethnological Note 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 unpublished manuscript Tucson: University of Arizona.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 narrator/storyteller is designated author/performer of particular texts. Hoijer is designated author of the collection as a whole, and is sole author of the linguistic analysis portions.
This story is the English translation of one of the Ethnological Note bilingual Apache language texts when appear in this collection.
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