Salishan

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Aboriginal Languages of Canada

Alternate Title
Contemporary Linguistics Analysis: An Introduction
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Eung-Do Cook
Darin Flynn
Description
Discusses Canada's First Nations nine language families, the separate language family of the Inuit and the mixed language of the Métis. Chapter nine from Contemporary Linguistics Analysis: An Introduction by William O'Grady, John Archibald.
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A Bibliography of Salish Linguistics

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Jan P. van Eijk
Northwest Journal of Linguistics, vol. 2, no. 3, 2008, pp. 1-128
Description
Books and articles dealing with the description and analysis of Salish languages.
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Chinook Texts

Alternate Title
Bulletin (Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology) ; [20]
E-Books
Author/Creator
Charles Cultee
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Coastal and Interior Salish Power Concepts: A Structural Comparison

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
William W. Elmendorf
Arctic Anthropology, vol. 14, no. 1, 1977, pp. 64-75
Description
Compares aboriginal belief and ritual systems among Native Americans of the Pacific Northwest who speak languages that belong to the Salish linguistic family.
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Color-Category Evolution and Shuswap Yellow-with-Green

Alternate Title
Colour Category Evolution and Shuswap Yellow with Green
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Robert E. MacLaury
American Anthropologist, vol. 89, no. 1, New Series, March 1987, pp. 107-124
Description
Use of one term to describe two different colours is rare, except in Indigenous languages of the Pacific Northwest; author examines possible explanations for the phenomenon.
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Ethnological Survey of Canada -- Report of the Committee consisting of ... [1899]

Alternate Title
Appendix II: Studies of the Indians of British Columbia
Notes on the N'tlaka'pamuQ of British Columbia, a Branch of the Great Salish Stock of North America
Notes on the Nlaka'pamux of British Columbia, a Branch of the Great Salish Stock of North America
Report - 1899 on the Ethnological Survey of Canada
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
[Charles Hill-Tout]
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First Peoples' Map of B.C.

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
First Peoples’ Cultural Council (FPCC)
Description
Website contains index of languages, First Nations and brief biographies of community leaders. Includes audio links to key phrases in various languages.
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Forty-Fifth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1927-1928

E-Books
Author/Creator
H. W. Dorsey
Description
Report includes the following papers: Report of the Chief Clerk by H. W. Dorsey The Salishan Tribes of the Western Plateaus by James A. Teit, edited by Franz Boas Tattooing and Face and Body Painting of the Thompson Indians, British Columbia by James A. Teit, edited by Franz Boas Ethnobotany of the Thompson Indians of British Columbia by Elsie Viault Steedman The Osage Tribe: Rite of the Wa-xo'-be by Francis La Flesche
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Halq'eméylem Language Revitalization: Walking in Both Worlds

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Margaret MacDonald
Native Studies Review, vol. 18, no. 2, 2009, pp. 51-67
Description
Looks at the Halq'eméylem language renewal, community challenges and strengths of the Stó:lō and the programs available to the preservation of the language.
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"The Importance of a Rose": Evaluating the Cultural Significance of Plants in Thompson and Lillooet Interior Salish

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Nancy J. Turner
American Anthropologist, vol. 90, no. 2, New Series, June 1988, pp. 272-290
Description
Using ethnobotanical data gathered from two groups in British Columbia, an index was developed to measure the cultural significance a given plant taxon. Discusses importance of such knowledge to the language.
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Klallam Dictionary

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Suzanne Urbanczyk
BC Studies, no. 185, Barkerville, Spring, 2015, pp. 198-199
Description
Book review of Klallam Dictionary by Timothy Montler. Entire book review section on one PDF. To access this review scroll to p. 198.
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The Language Gulper: Native North American Languages

Web Sites » Personal
Author/Creator
Alejandro Gutman
Beatriz Avanzati
Description
Webpage provides an overview of North American, Meso-American and South American languages spoken in Canada, the United States and Mexico. Links to main language families, language areas and language maps.
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Language, Violence, and Indian Mis-education

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Caskey Russell
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 26, no. 4, 2002, pp. 97-112
Description
Examines the strength of the interrelationship among way of life, belief systems and language and the wide ranging effect loss of Tlingit will have in southeast Alaska.
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Musqueam Reference Grammar

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Dorothy Kennedy
BC Studies, no. 149, Spring, 2006, pp. 91-94
Description
Book review of: Musqueam Reference Grammar by Wayne Suttles. To access this review, scroll to page 91.
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New Indian Sketches

E-Books
Author/Creator
[Pierre-Jean] de Smet
Description
Includes the life of Louise Sighouin, a short catechism, and vocabulary of the Skalzi or Koetenay language.
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[Nooksack Place Names. Part II]

Alternate Title
At the Edge of Canada: Indigenous Research
Media » Sound Recordings
Author/Creator
Allan Richardson
Brent Galloway
Robert-Falcon Ouellette
Description
Interview with the authors of a book, Nooksack Place Names: Geography, Culture and Language researched over 35 years, about the language, culture and history of the Nooksack indigenous people . Duration: 38:30. Access part I.
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Noun Reduplication in Comox, a Salish Language of Vancouver Island

Alternate Title
Memoir (Geological Survey of Canada) ; 63
Memoir (Geological Survey of Canada). Anthropological Series ; no. 6
E-Books
Author/Creator
Edward Sapir
Memoir (Geological Survey of Canada)
Description

Original issued in series: Memoir 63. Anthropological series / Geological Survey of Canada ; no. 6

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Rekindling the Flutes of Fire: Why Indigenous Languages Matter to Humanity

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Matthew C. Bronson
ReVision, vol. 25, no. 2, Fall, 2002, pp. 5-11
Description
Discusses the sacred connection between language, land and people, how language revitalization addresses spiritual needs and, argues that the loss of language represents loss of a unique way of organizing experiences.
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Remarks on Proto-Salish Subject Inflection

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Henry Davis
International Journal of American Linguistics, vol. 66, no. 4, October 2000, pp. 499-520
Description
Argues that in a number of languages, from both branches of Salish, there is evidence of two simultaneously occupied subject positions in transitive verb clauses.
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Report on the Ethnological Survey of Canada [1900]

Alternate Title
Appendix II: Notes on the Skqomic of British Columbia, a Branch of the Salish Stock of North America
Appendix III: The Hurons of Lorette
Ethnological Survey of Canada -- Report of the Committee consisting ...
Notes on the Squamish of British Columbia, a Branch of the Salish Stock of North America
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
[Charles Hill-Tout
Léon Gérin]
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Report on the Ethnology of the Stlatlumh of British Columbia

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Charles Hill Tout
Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, vol. 35, Jan.-June, 1905, pp. 126-218
Description
Studies the culture of the Stlatlumh tribe of the Salish from the interior of British Columbia
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