Native American stories and songs
Paper pulp mill ambi
NPR/NGS Radio Expeditions
18 Jul 1997
- Neah Bay
- 48.36556 -124.61556
- 3:26 - 16:19
- Port Angeles
- 48.11306 -123.44083
- 17:37 - 50:11
Stereo=1; Spaced Omni Stereo
NPR/NGS RADIO EXPEDITIONS
OLYMPIC COAST NMS - Tatoosh
DAT #11 - Day 4
Adjusting Equipment car starting--nvg Day 4, spaced omnis, at head of the trail.
1:39 car approaching in the distance, coming closer-->2:04 stops,
car door opens, someone gets out, walks (b)
2:45 singing, chanting stops abruptly at 2:58 hear someone faintly in bg, can hear woman talking about love song she is about to sing (vb) about woman waiting for her husband to come back from a whale hunt. she translates a bit. all of this is faint and off-mic.
5:14 rattling rhythm, begins chant (g.) louder, faster at 6:49 and continuing (much better sound) .-->7:53 ends
bg talking-off mic.
same song second time begins at: change of keys when the woman in the song see men over the horizon returning from the hunt-¬
9:15 she starts then stops begins again at 9:30
9:30 begins again, much better sound (seems a bit faster) key change (louder, faster) 11:00-->12:05
bg talking off-mic
tells story about being called a heathen in 1st grade after she tells Makah story of creation, runs home crying and is told not to tell anyone about the "old ways" there are very good passages here content-wise but you can hardly hear her, she's off-mic.
16:33-17:36 ambi. bird fx.
at the pulp plant, machine taking big globs, 1st step in processing pulp:
17:38 day 5, clanking noises, machinery, sounds like steam is involved. something rolling...vg
voices in bg "restricted area" 22:58
noise continues to -->23:30
explain location--at pulp plant
24:05 at marina, lots of pulp chips, not much happening. Port Angeles.
24:38 coast guard station, boat going by, then sounds of surf-->
29:47 at tip of coast guard point, waiting for boat to go by-¬
won't let them record, so ...
31:13 walking, car door slams
31:33 "tug pulling logs" ... running over gravel, water sounds _
36:23 bg laughing, talking... "about to land, recording of ferry
docking and horn blow...."
very faint humming, bg talking nothing really happening
42:50 humming coming closer...and then fading out --> 44:30 motor passing 4:36, 44:52, banging on something--> 45:33 motor passing
45:43 ...boat passing back and forth before them? same sounds but faint (double banging, motor) (ng)
49:41 boat passing very close to
50:01-->50:07 horn (VG)
50:24 tape ends