Making Soup


xte’um tst ‘ukw’ slhap’. We’ll make soup.
‘i’ nilh tse’ kwthu hun’utum’ thuqi’ nilh tse’ skoukw tst ‘u tun’a kweyul. It’s the one that’s called sockeye that we’ll cook today.
shqwal’s pot
theequn shqwal’s kwthu hakw tse’. Use a big pot.
yelhs nem’s kwthu qa’. And then you add the water.
ni’ kwulh hay ni’ hwu mukw’ ‘uw’ hwu sq’uq’ip kwthey’- When that’s all ready, put all the ingredients together-
kwthu ‘un’ sqewth, kwthu shewuq, kwthu onions your potatoes, the carrots, the onion
‘uhwiin’ ‘ul’ tthu shewuq ni’ tse’ hakw. We’ll just use a few carrots.
‘uhwiin’ ‘ul’ just a little bit
ha’ wuwa’ ‘uw’ lhihw ‘ul’ ‘uw’ niis mumun’lh. Maybe just three if they are small.
ha’ ni’ nan ‘uw’ qux ‘i’ ni’ hwi’ hwu q’et’um. If you put too much in there, it will get sweet.
ni’ ch tse’ mumun’lhstuhw kwun’s lhitsut tthun’ shewuq, tthun’ sqweth. You will cut the carrots and potatoes really small.
ni’ hay kwun’s ni’ yu lhilhuts’ut kwthey’ shewuq ‘i’ kwthun’ sqewth ‘i’ ni’ hwi’nilh kwthu qw’uxwi’uts. After you finish cutting the carrots and the potatoes, you do the onions.
yuw’en tthu sqewth kwun’s nuw’ush ‘u tthun’ shqwal’s. You first put the potatoes into your pot.
‘apun munut-s kwsus lhapqw’um kwthu ‘un’ sqewth. The potatoes boil for 10 minutes.
yelhs nem’s kwthu shewuq, Then you add carrots,
‘i’ kwthu celery ‘i’ kwthu tl’elhum. and celery and salt
‘uwute’ snes tthu celery. There’s no word for celery.
‘i’ tthu tl’elhum ni’ tl’uw’ q’a’t. And I will add salt to it.
ni’ hay kwun’s ni’ mutqwt kwthu sqewth, shewuq, onions, celery ‘i’ kwthun’ tl’elhum, Then you put into the water the potatoes, carrots, onions, celery, and your salt,
‘i’ hay ‘ul’ lhi’a’uqwt kwthu stseelthun. and the last of all is the salmon.
hay ‘ul’ lhi’a’uqwt kwthu thuqi’. The sockeye is the last.
‘i’ ni’ qw’ul kwsus sum’ikw’. And they will get cooked all together.
tskw’ush munut kwus lhap’qw’um’. Have it boiled for 20 minutes.
shqp’equtun lid / cover