Upper Inlet Dena’ina Lessons

May Lesson 2: Tanning Hides

1. What kind of hide did he make (tan)? Ginihti yada q’u łchin dit k’eyes?
2. Did he make (tan) a skin? K’eyes łchin lagin?
3. He made (tanned) a moose hide. Dnigi yes łchin łu ghu.
4. This is a caribou hide that he tanned. Gini k’i ghenuy yes łchin łu ghu.
5. What is s/he making? Yada q’u łchin din?
6. S/he is tanning (a hide). Tuk’ełsah, tuk’esah.
6b. This guy is tanning. Gun ki tuk’esahen łu ghu.
7. What are you doing? Nenhti yada q’u t’enł’an?
8. I am tanning (a hide). Ghu tuk’esah yin k’a.
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