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Post Posted:: June 3rd, 2017, 6:51 pm 

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A Captivity of Nearly Three Years Among the Savages of Nootka Sound by John R. Jewitt (1783 - 1823).

This project is now complete!
All audio files can be found on our catalog page:
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John Jewitt (1783-1821), a blacksmith by trade, spent the years 1803-1806 as a slave among the Nuu-chah-nulth people of Nootka Sound, off the Pacific Coast of Vancouver Island, Canada, after the trading vessel on which he served as armorer was attacked and its crew murdered by the native tribal chief Maquinna. Maquinna spared Jewitt's life on condition that the Jewitt would be his slave, would repair his muskets and make daggers, knives, and fishing gear for him. Jewitt's memoir is a considered a major source of information about the customs of the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest.
( Sue Anderson)

  • Text source (only read from this text!): https://archive.org/stream/narrativeofadven01jewi#page/n5/mode/2up
  • Type of proof-listening required (Note: please read the PL FAQ): standard

    IMPORTANT - soloist, please note: in order to limit the amount of languishing projects (and hence the amount of files on our hard-pressed server), we ask that you post an update at least once a month in your project thread, even if you haven't managed to record anything. If we don't hear from you for three months, your project may be opened up to a group project if a Book Coordinator is found. Files you have completed will be used in this project. If you haven't recorded anything yet, your project will be removed from the forum (contact any admin to see if it can be re-instated).
    Please don't download or listen to files belonging to projects in process (unless you are the BC or PL). Our servers are not set up to handle the greater volume of traffic. Please wait until the project has been completed. Thanks!

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  • The reader will record the following at the beginning and end of each file:
    No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
    START of recording (Intro):
    • "Chapter [number] of A Captivity of Nearly Three Years Among the Savages of Nootka Sound. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
    • If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • Say:
      "A Captivity of Nearly Three Years Among the Savages of Nootka Sound, by John R. Jewitt. [Chapter]"


    For the second and all subsequent sections, you may optionally use the shortened form of this intro disclaimer:
    • "Chapter [number] of A Captivity of Nearly Three Years Among the Savages of Nootka Sound by John R. Jewitt. This LibriVox recording is in the Public Domain."
    • If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • Only if applicable, say:
      "[Chapter title]"

    END of recording:
    • At the end of the section, say:
      "End of [Chapter]"
    • If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
      "End of A Captivity of Nearly Three Years Among the Savages of Nootka Sound, by John R. Jewitt. "

    There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recordings.
  • Example filename nootkasound_##_jewitt_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number
    (e.g. nootkasound_01_jewitt_128kb.mp3)
  • [b]ID3 tags (Version 2.30) ID Tags are completed during Cataloging

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    Please always post in this forum thread when you've sent a file. Also, post the length of the recording (file duration: mm:ss) together with the link.
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    • You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: aradlaw
    • When your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please post it in this thread.
    • If this doesn't work, or you have questions, please check our How To Send Your Recording wiki page.

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Post Posted:: June 3rd, 2017, 7:03 pm 
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I'll will MC this one for you Sue.
sidneyg is added as DPL, and we will move to Going Solo as soon as you see this. :D

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Post Posted:: June 4th, 2017, 2:54 am 

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Thanks, David! :)

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Post Posted:: June 5th, 2017, 4:00 pm 

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https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/nootkasound_01_jewitt_128kb.mp3
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Post Posted:: June 8th, 2017, 8:23 am 

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https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/nootkasound_02_jewitt_128kb.mp3
13:42

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Post Posted:: June 8th, 2017, 10:21 am 

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https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/nootkasound_03_jewitt_128kb.mp3
18:50

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Post Posted:: June 24th, 2017, 1:52 pm 

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https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/nootkasound_04_jewitt_128kb.mp3
19:57

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Post Posted:: June 24th, 2017, 1:53 pm 

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1-4 PL OK.


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Post Posted:: June 25th, 2017, 12:39 pm 

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https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/nootkasound_05_jewitt_128kb.mp3
21:19

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Post Posted:: July 1st, 2017, 10:33 am 

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https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/nootkasound_06_jewitt_128kb.mp3
21:54

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Post Posted:: July 6th, 2017, 9:50 am 

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https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/nootkasound_07_jewitt_128kb.mp3
19:57

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Post Posted:: July 8th, 2017, 1:06 pm 

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https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/nootkasound_08_jewitt-128kb.mp3
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Post Posted:: July 8th, 2017, 1:08 pm 

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5-8 PL ok.


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Post Posted:: August 4th, 2017, 3:39 pm 

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https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/nootkasound_09_jewitt_128kb.mp3
21:12

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Post Posted:: August 10th, 2017, 2:13 pm 

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https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/nootkasound_10_jewitt_128kb.mp3
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