Felix Aripa and Marie Irene Lowley briefly discussing the delegation picture and who's in it. Discussion took place on 1-15-09 at hnqwa'qwe'eln (Language Center) during a meeting with Tribal Elders who work with the Tribal Language Program.
Audio of Felix Aripa and Marie Irene Lowley (both Tribal Elders), Kim Matheson and Raymond Brinkman (both hnqwa'qwe'eln staff).
KM: It says tribal leaders, and it says who they are over here.
MIL: Polatqn, Bishop Louie, and Peter Moctleme.
FA: My dad always mentioned him as a Polatqn.
Km: So that’s Chiyarpa right there, huh?
KM: The one at the bottom, Louis Victor.
MIL: Louis Victor.
KM: This guy’s not identified.
MIL: Well, he looks white.
KM: Yeah, he does.
RB: Yeah, he looks like he could probably be the agent. MIL: So probably the agent, Worley.
FA: Worley, that’s Charles O. Worley.
RB: wrinkled neck, huh? tsenp’uytsn (wrinkled neck)
Audio was recorded during an Elders Meeting at hnqwa’qwe’eln (Language Center) on 1-15-09. Elders in attendance: Marie Irene Lowley (MIL), Felix Aripa (FA). Other staff in attendance: Kim Matheson (KM) and Raymond Brinkman (RB). Audio transcription in English by Luke Sonder, a volunteer, and Coeur d’Alene Language portions by Kim Matheson.
For more information on a delegation trip to Washington, you can listen to another audio clip on this site of Felix Aripa recalling a story told to him by his father, Stanislaus Aripa.