First Nations Languages
The First Nations languages of the world, many of which are renowned for the complexity and richness of their linguistic structure, embody the cumulative cultural knowledge of aboriginal peoples. This vital linguistic heritage is currently under severe threat of extinction. This new series is dedicated to the linguistic study of these languages.
Lushootseed syeyehub, Volume 2: Tales from the Skagit Valley
Nine traditional stories from the Skagit Valley, presented with line-by-line interlinear glosses, illuminate the grammatical and narrative richness of the Lushootseed language
Volume 1: Snohomish Texts
This invaluable analysis of eighteen Lushootseed traditional stories includes interlinear grammatical analyses.
The Genesis of Chinook Jargon
A two-edged sword of reconciliation and betrayal, Chinook Jargon (aka Wawa) arose at the interface of “Indian” and “White” societies in the Pacific Northwest. Wawa’s sources lie first in the language of the Chinookans who lived along the lower Columbia River ...
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