Access to Justice for Deaf Persons in Nunavut: Focus on Signed Languages

APPENDIX A

SELECTED VOCABULARY ITEMS OF VIDEOTAPED INTERVIEW IN IQALUIT

Total number of lexical items = 480

  • A friend of ours
  • About the ASL what it means
  • About hunting, going up the hill
  • About our relatives
  • About his course
  • And
  • Arctic college
  • Aunt
  • Avoid fighting
  • Back to where I’m staying
  • Back home
  • Baker lake
  • Be happy
  • Been going to school
  • Both ears are being checked
  • By plane
  • Calling back home
  • Came to BCC from baker
  • Can
  • Can be operated
  • Cassette tapes
  • Checked on hi ear
  • Cleaning up
  • Computer
  • Danger
  • Does
  • Does some dishes early in the morning
  • Don’t
  • D’s expecting in about 4 months
  • Eager to go back home
  • Encouraging
  • Four months
  • Get money
  • Gets up early in the morning
  • Gets the operation
  • Go shopping
  • Going to arctic college with David for
  • writing
  • Not making too much trouble
  • Oldest is in school
  • One street to another
  • One of the guards Kim
  • Our niece
  • Our
  • Pictures of the trip
  • Provide
  • Pushing the sled
  • Rankin
  • See
  • Seven days
  • She’s calling
  • Smokes too much
  • So he can hear better
  • Some inmates
  • Some of his friends
  • Some friends back home
  • Sprain
  • Stamp
  • Staying here
  • Talking about ASL - math
  • Talking about the trip you guys had back
  • home in Baker lake
  • Talking
  • They could provide us here in Iqaluit
  • Three relatives of ours
  • To avoid bad things
  • Trying to write a letter about the trip that you
  • Two or 3 weeks
  • Good
  • Happy
  • Harsh or bad
  • Having supper
  • He had heard
  • He
  • He had heard something back home
  • He likes it
  • He likes writing here
  • He’ll be happy
  • Hear a lot better
  • Hear more
  • How are they doing
  • I wasn’t sure
  • I think
  • I was freezing on my face
  • I remember about my kids
  • I brought his clothing for him in a bag
  • I hope
  • I’m doing a course here for a week
  • I’m talking about my house
  • If he could go home
  • If it’s all right
  • If he’s going or not
  • If he’s going back home
  • Iqaluit
  • It’s good for him
  • It’s up to him if he’s going for an
  • operation or not
  • Liked it
  • Looking after his stuff pretty well
  • Lots of friends
  • Lots of paper work
  • Mailing a letter
  • Materials
  • Missing me
  • Movies at my father-in-laws
  • My kids
  • Wants
  • Wants to buy or charge
  • We came here at 3 o’clock
  • We
  • We went by taxi
  • We might come back here for a course
  • We’re talking about
  • Went to the clinic
  • What is going to happen
  • What happened
  • What time he eats
  • What materials
  • What I’m doing here
  • What
  • What does it mean
  • What time his break is here at BCC
  • What letters
  • What’s new
  • What’s going on back home
  • When he comes back home
  • Where does he sleep
  • Where he goes
  • Where’s the arctic college
  • Which one he wanted
  • Who’s working with him
  • Work hard
  • Working in the kitchen
  • Working here as a janitor
  • Working out
  • Write a letter to me about what’s going on
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