Ruby Peter: Little Wren Goes Hunting

Ruby Peter gives a telling of the story of the little wren, learned from her mother. Transcription and translation by Ruby Peter, with editing by Donna Gerdts with help from Elena Barriero, Elizabeth Ferch, Rae Anne Claxton Baker, and Lauren Schneider. (This version April 1, 2020.) yu ’um’mush tthu t’ut’um’ Little Wren goes hunting (1) ’een’thu sti’tum’atul’wut, nilh nu shhwuw’weli

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Ruby Peter: How Thunderbird Saved the People

Ruby Peter gives a telling of the classic story of the Sts’inukw’a’, the boy who became became the thunderbird and saved the people from the orca that was eating all the salmon in Cowichan Bay. Transcription and translation by Ruby Peter, with editing by Donna Gerdts (this version March 31, 2020). s-hwuhwa’us ’i’ lhu q’ullhanumutsun Thunderbird and Orca by sti’tum’at

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Ruby Peter: Q’ise’q and the Stoneheads

Ruby Peter shares a version of this story that’s give the key events and landmarks. Transcription and translation by Ruby Peter, with editing by Donna Gerdts with help from Elena Barriero, Elizabeth Ferch, and Lauren Schneider. (This version April 6, 2020.) q’ise’q ’i’ tthu munmaanta’qw q’ise’q and the Stoneheads (1) nii ’u tthu xinupsum tthu munmanta’qw. Over at Xinupsum is

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Ruby Peter: Snotboy Saves the Sequestered Girl

Ruby Peter shares the saga of the young lady who was kidnapped and how she was rescued by Snotboy. Transcription and translation by Ruby Peter, with editing by Donna Gerdts. (This version October 12, 2020.) tse’yul’lhtum’ ts’u thu q’e’mi’Sequestered girl (1) ’u kw’un’a.a.a wulh hith, tse’yul’lhtum’ ts’u thu q’e’mi’.A long time ago, there was a sequestered young lady. (2) nilh

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