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Aboriginal English: A Cultural Study

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Margaret Sharpe
Aboriginal History, vol. 22, 1998, pp. 227-230
Description
Book review of: Aboriginal English by J.M. Arthur. Review located by scrolling to page 227.
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Aboriginal Peoples in Canada: Terminology

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Suzanne Methot]
Description
Includes brief definitions for terms such as Indian, Métis, Inuit, First Nation, band, and reserve, general guidelines and map of cultural groups at time of contact.
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Alyawarr to English Dictionary

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
H. Koch
Aboriginal History, vol. 17, 1993, pp. 167-169
Description
Book review of: Alyawarr to English Dictionary compiled by J. Green. Review located by scrolling to page 167.
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American Indian Women: Nurturing American Indian Cultural and Political Continuance

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Christopher B. Teuton
NWSA Journal, vol. 15, no. 2, Summer, 2003, pp. 123-134
Description
Book reviews of: Native American Women: A Biographical Dictionary edited by Gretchen M. Bataille and Laurie Lisa, Sifters: Native American Women's Lives edited by Theda Perdue, Te Ata: Chickasaw Storyteller, American Treasure by Richard Green, Esther Ross: Stillaguamish Champion by Robert H. Ruby and John A. Brown, Off the Reservation: Reflections on Boundary-Busting, Border Crossing, Loose Cannons by Paula Gunn Allen, Anti-Indianism in Modern America: A Voice from Tatekeya's Earth by Elizabeth Cook-Lynn.
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Anishinaabemowin Climate Change Glossary

Alternate Title
Climate Change Adaptation Planning Toolkit for Indigenous Communities
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources (CIER)
Description
Divided into the four seasons with Ojibwe terminology, impacts and stories, and discussion notes and anecdotes associated with each. Forms part of the Climate Change Adaptation Planning Toolkit for Indigenous Communities.
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Basic Ojibwe Words and Phrases

Alternate Title
Waasa-Inaabidaa "We Look in All Directions" Series ; Epidsode 6: "Ojibwe Oral Traditions"
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Ojibwe Waasa-Inaabidda]
Description
Introduces double vowel chart, questions, phrases, colours, family members, animals, trees, food, weather, seasons, directions, races, stages of life, medicines, plant parts, numbers, time, days of the week, months, body parts, reservations, and miscellaneous.
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Bibliography of the Eskimo Language

E-Books
Author/Creator
James Constantine Pilling
Description
Includes citations for language and dialects from Labrador to Aleutian Islands including Aleut and Kodiak; some reference to vocabulary and dictionaries available prior to 1887.
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Blackfoot Talking Dictionary

Alternate Title
Place Names of Alberta: The Land, The People and
Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Heritage Community Foundation
Description
Initiated by the Friends of Geographical Names of Alberta, the Aboriginal Talking Dictionary project was a vehicle for the formal recognition of Native values and traditions.
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Book Reviews

Book Reviews
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 23, no. 2, 2003, pp. 425-446
Description
Book review of: Common and Contested Ground: A Human and Environmental History of the Northwestern Plains by Theodore Binnema. Out of the Background: Readings on Canadian Native History by Ken Coates and Robin Fisher (Editors). Gay Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Myths from Arapaho to the Zuni: An Anthology by Kim Elledge (Editor). E. Pauline Johnson, Tekahionwake: Collected Poems and Selected Prose by Carole Gerso and Veronica Strong-Boag.
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Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Alfred Fisher
David J. Norton
Patricia Skidmore
Radolfo Piño-Robles
Eleanor M. Blain
Kenichi Matsui
P. Dawn Mills
John S. Long
Susan Berry
Thomas S. Abler
David J. Norton.
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 19, no. 2, 1999, pp. 381-404
Description
Book reviews of: Legends of our Times: Native Cowboy Life by Morgan Baillargeon and Leslie Tepper. The World Turned Upside Down: Indian Voices from Early America by Conlin Callway (Editor). Women in Trouble: Connecting Women's Law Violations to Their Histories of Abuse by Elizabeth Cormack. Leonard Bloomfield's Fox Lexicon: Critical Edition by Ives Goddard (Editor). White Man's Law: Native People in Nineteenth-Century Canadian Jurisprudence by Sidney L. Harring.
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Book Reviews

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Various authors
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 11, no. 1, 1991, pp. 155-191
Description
Book reviews of 13 books: The Collected Works of Edward Sapir, Volume V edited by William Bright. Life Lived Like a Story: Life Stories of Three Yukon Native Elders by Julie Cruikshank (in collaboration with Angela Sidney, Kitty Smith & Annie Ned). Yellow-Wolf & Other Tales of the Saint Lawrence by Philippe-Joseph Aubert de Gaspe. Blackfoot Grammar by Donald G. Frantz. Blackfoot Dictionary of Stems, Roots, and Affixes by Donald G. Frantz and Norma-Jean Russell. Californian Indian Nights complied by Edward W.
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Chinook Rudiments, No. 1739

Documents & Presentations
Description
First two pages gives list of Kamloops Wawa citations and related texts which include information about the history of Chinook jargon. Preface quotes from the history of Chinook jargon as described in James Constantine Pilling's "Bibliography of the Chinookan Languages." Phonetic Alphabet; Pronunciation. Chinook Rudiments: I. Numerals; II. Adjectives; III. Pronouns; IV. Verbs; V. Adverbs; VI. Ononmatopaeia. Remarks - Chinook Vocabulary: 1. The 163 original words; 2. Other Chinook Words; 3. H. B. French words; 4. Religious words; 5. Common English Words; 6.
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Chinook Vocabulary

Documents & Presentations
Description
Booklet contains approximately 300 words in three columns: Chinook; Chinook shorthand; and English.

Historical note:

This version has similar handwriting to Father LeJeune's "Chinook Vocabulary, Chinook-English" (2nd edition) printed in Kamloops in 1892. The content varies, however.
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Chinuk Wawa: Kakwa nsayka ulman-tilixam ɬaska munkkəmtəks nsayka / As Our Elders Teach Us to Speak It

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Dave Robertson
BC Studies, no. 185, Barkerville, Spring, 2015, pp. 199-200
Description
Book review of Chinuk Wawa: Kakwa nsayka ulman-tilixam ɬaska munk munkkəmtəks nsayka / As Our Elders Teach Us to Speak It by the Confederated Tribes of Grande Ronde. Entire book review section on one PDF. To access this review scroll to p. 199.
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Chipewyan Dictionary

Alternate Title
Dëné Sǫłıné Yatié ?erehtł"is Łuskëlk'e T'iné Yatié
E-Books
Author/Creator
South Slave Divisional Education Council
Description
Dené Sǫłıné language dictionary.
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Chipewyan Dictionary

Alternate Title
Dëne Dédliné Yatié ?erehtł"ischo Denínu Kué Yatié
E-Books
Author/Creator
South Slave Divisional Education Council
Description
Dené Sǫłıné language dictionary.
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[Comparative Chukotko-Kamchatkan Dictionary]

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Steven A. Jacobson
Études Inuit Studies, vol. 29, no. 1-2, Préserver la langue et les savoirs / Preserving Language and Knowledge, 2005, pp. 356-360
Description
Book review of: Comparative Chukotko-Kamchatkan Dictionary by Michael Forescue.
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[Comparative Eskimo Dictionary With Aleut Cognates]

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Louis-Jacques Dorais
Études Inuit Studies, vol. 35, no. 1-2, Propiété Intellectuelle et Éthique / Intellectual Property and Ethics, pp. 294-295
Description
Book review of: Comparative Eskimo Dictionary With Aleut Cognates by Michael Fortescue, Steven Jacobson, Lawrence Kaplan.
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Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online

Web Sites » Governmental
Author/Creator
Ramsay Cook
Réal Bélanger
Description
First phase of an archival project providing biographies of people whose death occurred between the years 1000 and 1930 or whose last known date of activity falls within these years.
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A Dictionary of Creek/Muskogee: With Notes on the Florida and Oklahoma Seminole Dialects of Creek Jack B. Martin & Margaret McKane Mauldin

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Linda Jordan
Studies in American Indian Literatures, vol. 13, no. 2 & 3, Series 2, Summer/Fall, 2001, pp. 83-85
Description
Book review of: A Dictionary of Creek/Muskogee by Jack B. Martin and Margaret McKane Mauldin. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll down to appropriate page.
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Dictionary of Manitoba Biography

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Lyle Dick
Canadian Historical Review, vol. 82, no. 2, June 2001, p. 380
Description
Book review of: Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by J. M. Bumstead.
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Documentation or Implementation?

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Richard A. Grounds
Cultural Survival Quarterly, vol. 31, no. 2, Rescuing Critically Endangered Native American Languages, Summer, 2007
Description
Discussion of the benefits of the Yuchi language project versus the dictionary project, in an effort to find the best method to preserve the Yuchi language.
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Eastern and Central Arrernte to English Dictionary

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Harold Koch
Myfany Turpin
Aboriginal History, vol. 21, 1997, pp. [233]-237
Description
Book review of: Eastern and Central Arrernte to English Dictionary compiled by John Henderson and Veronica Dobson. Review located by scrolling to page 233.
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English-Eskimo and Eskimo-English Vocabularies

Alternate Title
Bureau of Education, Circular of Information, No. 2, 1890
English-Inuit and Inuit-English Vocabularies
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
John W. Kelly
Roger Wells
Description
Presents a bilingual lexicon including an ethnographical memoranda about Indigenous peoples of Alaska and Siberia.
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English-Lakota Dictionary

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Willem J. De Reuse
International Journal of American Linguistics, vol. 68, no. 4, October 2002, pp. 488-491
Description
Book review of: English-Lakota Dictionary by Bruce Ingham.
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