Languages & Linguistics
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 ...
An Anthropological Survey
A concise and accessible overview of First Nations cultures and issues in the province, this book familiarizes readers with the history, diversity, and complexity of First Nations to provide a context for contemporary concerns and initiatives.
A Grammatical Analysis of St'át'imc Oral Narratives
Life Stories of Three Yukon Native Elders
The life stories of three remarkable and gifted women of Athapaskan and Tlingit ancestry who were born in the southern Yukon Territory around the turn of the century - when storytelling provides a customary framework for discussing the past.
in Early Middle Chinese, Late Middle Chinese, and Early Mandarin
The pioneering authority on Chinese historical phonetics Edwin Pulleyblank has compiled this Lexicon to present the result of his researches on the phonology of Middle Chinese and its evolution to Mandarin.
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