Performing Archive

Bear Song, Winter Dance Transcript

The following is a transcript of the song as provided by the University of Indiana Bloomington Archive of Traditional Music.

“The people will fall in fright as if thrown from a tilted plane, When the great Grizzly-bear cries u! hu! Nan! Hin!”

(E-tet-tlai-tloh-tsi-te lahaisa; hlaka lahaisa hwai-a-hai-tla nun tsili kyekyas a. Hu-u, Nun him! Nun! Hin!)

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