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  • Making Wawa

    Making Wawa
    av George Lang

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780774815277

    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 Colum…

  • The Use and Development of the Xinkan Languages

    The Use and Development of the Xinkan Languages
    av Chris Rogers

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477308318

    Once spoken only in Santa Rosa Department, Guatemala, the Xinkan language family is unique within Mesoamerica, comprising four closely related languages that are unrelated to any of the other language groups used within the region. Descriptions of X…

  • The Use and Development of the Xinkan Languages

    The Use and Development of the Xinkan Languages
    av Chris Rogers

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477308325

    Once spoken only in Santa Rosa Department, Guatemala, the Xinkan language family is unique within Mesoamerica, comprising four closely related languages that are unrelated to any of the other language groups used within the region. Descriptions of X…

  • Phonology and Phonetics in Coatzospan Mixtec

    Phonology and Phonetics in Coatzospan Mixtec
    av H. Gerfen

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792360346

    BACKGROUND This book focuses on two major issues - vowel glottalization and nasalization - in the phonology and phonetics of Coatzospan Mixtec (henceforth CM). CM is an Otomanguean language currently spoken by roughly 2000 people (Small 1990) in the…

  • The Caddoan, Iroquoian, and Siouan Languages

    The Caddoan, Iroquoian, and Siouan Languages
    av Wallace L. Chafe

    Inbunden - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789027934437

  • Ichishkiin Sinwit Yakama / Yakima Sahaptin Dictionary

    Ichishkiin Sinwit Yakama / Yakima Sahaptin Dictionary
    av Virginia R. Beavert

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295989150

    Sahaptin, or Ichishkiin Sinwit (literally, "this language"), is a Plateau Penutian language spoken in south-central Washington and northern Oregon. This dictionary documents the dialect of Sahaptin that is spoken by the Yakama people. Ichishkiin Sin…

  • Bowwow Powwow

    Bowwow Powwow
    av Brenda J. Child

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681340777

    Windy Girl is blessed with a vivid imagination. From Uncle she gathers stories of long-ago traditions, about dances and sharing and gratitude. Windy can tell such stories herself-about her dog, Itchy Boy, and the way he dances to request a treat and…

  • Comanche Vocabulary

    Comanche Vocabulary

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292727830

    The Comanche Vocabulary collected in Mexico during the years 1861-1864 by Manuel Garcia Rejon is by far the most extensive Comanche word list compiled before the establishment of the Kiowa-Comanche-Apache Reservation in 1867. It preserves words and…

  • A Tohono O'Odham Grammar

    A Tohono O'Odham Grammar
    av Ofelia Zepeda

    Häftad - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816507924

    This first pedagogical grammar of the Papago language features twenty chapters on grammatical constructions and five sample dialogs plus abbreviations, symbols, summary of grammatical elements, and two glossaries. Classroom-tested for teaching both…

  • Lakota Dictionary

    Lakota Dictionary

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803261990

    The most complete and up-to-date dictionary of Lakota available, this new edition of Eugene Buechel's classic dictionary contains over thirty thousand entries and will serve as an essential resource for everyone interested in preserving, speaking, a…

  • Nominal Contact in Michif

    Nominal Contact in Michif
    av Carrie Gillon

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198795339

    This book explores the results of language contact in Michif, an endangered Canadian language that is traditionally claimed to combine a French noun phrase with a Cree verb phrase, and is hence usually considered a 'mixed' language. Carrie Gillon an…

  • Sonora Yaqui Language Structures

    Sonora Yaqui Language Structures
    av John M. Dedrick

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816539277

    Yaqui is a Southern Uto-Aztecan language spoken by a people living predominantly in Sonora, with some communities in Arizona. This comprehensive reference on the Sonoran Yaqui language is a descriptive grammar that covers topics on phonology, word c…

  • Topic and Discourse Structure in West Greenlandic Agreement Constructions

    Topic and Discourse Structure in West Greenlandic Agreement Constructions
    av Anna Berge

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803216457

    West Greenlandic Eskimo, a part of the Eskimo-Aleut language family spoken all across the Arctic, is primarily found among the Native peoples of central west Greenland. In this highly nuanced study of West Greenlandic, linguist Anna Berge examines h…

  • The Language of the Inuit

    The Language of the Inuit
    av Louis-Jacques Dorais

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780773536463

    The culmination of forty years of research, The Language of the Inuit maps the geographical distribution and linguistic differences between the Eskaleut and Inuit languages and dialects. Providing details about aspects of comparative phonology, gram…

  • The Hidden Maya

    The Hidden Maya
    av Martin Brennan

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781879181243

    Brennan uses Plains Indian handsigns and other communication symbols to decipher Maya inscriptions, revealing hidden messages that have not been understood for hundreds of years.

  • Ojibwe Discourse Markers

    Ojibwe Discourse Markers
    av Brendan Fairbanks

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803299337

    Published through the Recovering Languages and Literacies of the Americas initiative, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Brendan Fairbanks examines the challenging subject of discourse markers in Ojibwe, one of the many indigenous language…

  • Sm'algyax

    Sm'algyax

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295974194

    In the mid-1970s, Sm'algyax, the language of the Coast Tsimshian people, came under the protection of Canada's Urgent Ethnology Programme, which commissioned a dictionary by linguist John Dunn. With the help of many Tsimshian consultants, Dunn compl…

  • Indigenous Youth and Multilingualism

    Indigenous Youth and Multilingualism

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415522434

    Bridging the fields of youth studies and language planning and policy, this book takes a close, nuanced look at Indigenous youth bi/multilingualism across diverse cultural and linguistic settings, drawing out comparisons, contrasts, and important im…

  • The Cherokee Syllabary

    The Cherokee Syllabary
    av Ellen Cushman

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806142203

    In 1821, Sequoyah, a Cherokee metalworker and inventor, introduced a writing system that he had been developing for more than a decade. His creation - the Cherokee syllabary - helped his people learn to read and write within five years and became a…

  • Dictionary of the Ponca People

    Dictionary of the Ponca People
    av Louis V. Headman

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496204356

    Published through the Recovering Languages and Literacies of the Americas initiative, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Dictionary of the Ponca People presents approximately five thousand words and definitions used by Ponca speakers from…

  • Natick Dictionary

    Natick Dictionary
    av James Hammond Trumbull

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803222816

    James Hammond Trumbull was a prolific New England antiquarian and linguist. In connection with his research into the Native languages of New England, his discovery that some of the languages were highly systematic enabled him to decipher the grammar…

  • Klallam Dictionary

    Klallam Dictionary
    av Timothy Montler

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295992075

    With the help of elders, educators, and tribal councils of the Klallam Tribes at Elwha, Port Gamble, and Jamestown, Washington, and Becher Bay on Vancouver Island, Timothy Montler has compiled a comprehensive dictionary of the Klallam language. It i…

  • A Reference Grammar of Wappo

    A Reference Grammar of Wappo
    av Sandra A. Thompson

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520098541

    Wappo is an indigenous language, generally regarded as a language isolate, which was once spoken in the Russian River Valley, just north of San Francisco, California. This reference grammar is based on the speech of Laura Fish Somersal, its last flu…

  • Squamish-English Dictionary

    Squamish-English Dictionary

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295990224

    This dictionary is the first published compilation by the Squamish Nation of Skwxwu7mesh Snichim, one of ten Coast Salish languages. The Squamish peoples' traditional homeland includes the territory around Burrard Inlet (Vancouver, B.C.), Howe Sound…

  • Beginning Creek

    Beginning Creek
    av Pamela Innes

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806135830

    Beginning Creek provides a basic introduction to the language and culture of the Mvskoke-speaking peoples, Muskogee (Creek) and Seminole Indians. Written by linguistic anthropologist Pamela Innes and native speakers Linda Alexander and Bertha Tilken…

  • Northern Paiute-Bannock Dictionary

    Northern Paiute-Bannock Dictionary

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607810308

    This dictionary-a monumental achievement that has been decades in the making-is based on the extensive fieldwork of Sven Liljeblad, supplemented by Catherine Fowler's and Harold Abel's work. Liljeblad is widely regarded as the foremost Northern Paiu…

  • The Arapaho Language

    The Arapaho Language
    av Andrew Cowell

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870819018

    The Arapaho Language is the definitive reference grammar of an endangered Algonquian language. Arapaho differs strikingly from other Algonquian languages, making it particularly relevant to the study of historical linguistics and the evolution of gr…

  • Alberta Elders' Cree Dictionary/Alperta Ohci Kehtehayak Nehiyaw OtwestamaKewasinahikan

    Alberta Elders' Cree Dictionary/Alperta Ohci Kehtehayak Nehiyaw OtwestamaKewasinahikan
    av Nancy LeClaire

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888642844

    Cree is the most widespread native language in Canada. The Alberta Elders' Cree Dictionary is a highly usable and effective dictionary that serves students, business, governments, and media. Designed for speakers, students, and teachers of Cree; inc…

  • Dictionary of Upriver Halkomelem

    Dictionary of Upriver Halkomelem
    av Brent Douglas Galloway

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520098725

    An extensive dictionary (almost 1800 pages) of the Upriver dialects of Halkomelem, an Amerindian language of B.C., giving information from almost 80 speakers gathered by the author over a period of 40 years. Entries include names and dates of citati…

  • Mirrors and Microparameters

    Mirrors and Microparameters
    av David Adger

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521517560

    What is the nature of syntactic structure? Why do some languages have radically free word order ('nonconfigurationality')? Do parameters vary independently (the micro-view) or can they co-vary en masse (the macro-view)? Mirrors and Microparameters e…

  • Anago

    Anago
    av Lydia Cabrera

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780897293952

  • Choctaw Verb Agreement and Universal Grammar

    Choctaw Verb Agreement and Universal Grammar
    av William D. Davies

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789027721426

    The Choctaw language, indigenous to the southeastern United States, now with its greatest concentrations ofspeakers in Missis- sippi, Oklahoma, and Los Angeles, has in the main escaped the scrutinyoftheoreticallinguistics.ItisnotthatChoctaw isanintr…

  • Learn Nahuatl: Language of the Aztecs and Modern Nahuas

    Learn Nahuatl: Language of the Aztecs and Modern Nahuas
    av Yan Garcia

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781532960543

  • Defying Maliseet Language Death

    Defying Maliseet Language Death
    av Bernard C. Perley

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803225299

    Published through the Recovering Languages and Literacies of the Americas initiative, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Today, indigenous communities throughout North America are grappling with the dual issues of language loss and revital…

  • Aaniiih/Gros Ventre Stories

    Aaniiih/Gros Ventre Stories

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780889774803

    The first-ever collection of Aaniiih/Gros Ventre narratives to be published in the Aaniiih/Gros Ventre language, this book contains traditional trickster tales and war stories. Some of these stories were collected by Alfred Kroeber in 1901, while ot…

  • They Knew Both Sides of Medicine

    They Knew Both Sides of Medicine

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780887556494

    Born in 1912, Alice Ahenakew was brought up in a traditional Cree community in north-central Saskatchewan. As a young woman, she married Andrew Ahenakew, a member of the prominent Saskatchewan family, who later became an Anglican clergyman and a pro…

  • Land, Politics, and Memory in Five Nija'ib' K'Iche' Títulos: "the Title and Proof of Our Ancestors"

    Land, Politics, and Memory in Five Nija'ib' K'Iche' Títulos: "the Title and Proof of Our Ancestors"
    av Mallory Matsumoto

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607327431

    Land, Politics, and Memory in Five Nija'ib' K'iche' T tulos is a careful analysis and translation of five Highland Maya t tulos composed in the sixteenth century by the Nija'ib' K'iche' of Guatemala. The Spanish conquest of Highland Guatemala entail…

  • Nez Perce Dictionary

    Nez Perce Dictionary
    av Haruo Aoki

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520097636

    In this dictionary of the Nez Perce language, which is spoken in the states of Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, the author illustrates how each word is used by citing examples from published Nez Perce oral literature; the dictionary is thus also a con…

  • Dictionary Of The Maya Language

    Dictionary Of The Maya Language
    av Victoria Bricker

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874805697

    The Maya language of Yucatan is known as Yucate by linguists, but its speakers refer to it as May. Dialiectical differences are minimal across the peninsula, and the more than 750,000 speakers of Maya can be understood wherever they go. Moreover, it…

  • Onondaga English Language Games and Activities Workbook: For all ages! COLORS, SHAPES, NUMBERS VOLUME 1 ISSUE 1

    Onondaga English Language Games and Activities Workbook: For all ages! COLORS, SHAPES, NUMBERS VOLUME 1 ISSUE 1
    av Kimberly Crouse, Vivatiks Services

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517798864

    44 pages. Onondaga English Language Games and Activities Book. Version 1, Issue 1. Colors, Shapes, Numbers. Have fun while learning a language. Fun for All Ages.

  • Paitarkiutenka / My Legacy to You

    Paitarkiutenka / My Legacy to You
    av Frank "Miisaq", Sr. Andrew

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295987804

    Yup'ik elders of southwest Alaska recall, "Our ancestors were never heavy with a tool kit." They carried in their minds what they needed to live rich lives in the harsh environment of the Bering Sea coast. Frank Andrew, Sr. (1917-2006), was one of t…

  • The Miami-Illinois Language

    The Miami-Illinois Language
    av David J. Costa

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803215146

    The Miami-Illinois Language reconstructs the language spoken by the Miami and the Illinois Native Americans. During the latter half of the seventeenth century both Native communities lived in the region to the south of Lake Michigan in present-day I…

  • Dakota Grammar

    Dakota Grammar
    av Stephen R. Riggs

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780873514729

    Long out of print, this classic work on the Dakota language offers extensive information on Dakota Grammar and contains a bilingual section of Dakota myths. The book presents three inter-relating aspects of language and culture, beginning with a det…