Making a cedar rose | xute’um ’u tthu xpey’ sp’eq’um

Hul’q’umi’num’ Name: xute’um ’u tthu xpey’ sp’eq’um

English name: Making a cedar rose

Producers and/or Creators: Hul’q’umi’num’ Language & Culture Society

Synopsis: Learn to make a cedar rose in Hul’q’umi’num’

Language: (none)
Dialect: Quw’utsun’
Media Type: Video, Website
Instructional Type: Story
Fluency: (none)

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Sharon Seymour shows how to make a cedar rose while Ruby Peter explains it in Hul’q’umi’num’. Spatial terms are sometimes very complicated in Hul’q’umi’num’, and talking about working with your hands on such a small scale was challenging.

Production Notes:

Cedar Rose demonstration by Sharon Seymour. Hul’q’umi’num’ translation and voice by Ruby Peter. Hul’q’umi’num’ transcript by Kevin Bätscher and Donna Gerdts. Video by Heather Harris. Sound editing by Heather Harris. Video production by Essa Gierc and Heather Harris. Web work by Michelle Parent.
Funded by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and Jacobs Research Fund

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Keywords: cedar, handiwork, rose, spatial terms, strands, working with cedar