Dene & Na-Dene

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Athabaskan Language Studies: Essays in Honor of Robert W. Young

Alternate Title
Athapaskan Language Studies: Essays in Honor of Robert W. Young
Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Sharon Hargus
International Journal of American Linguistics, vol. 64, no. 1, January 1998, pp. 73-79
Description
Book review of: Athabaskan Language Studies edited by Eloise Jelinek, Sally Midgette, Karen Rice, Leslie Saxon.
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Chipewyan Texts

E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Pliny Earle Goddard
Description
Interlinear translations of stories collected from the Dene people of the Cold Lake area. Anthropological Papers of the Museum of Natural History, vol. X, pt. I.
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Dene Traditional Knowledge

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Martha Johnson
Northern Perspectives, vol. 20, no. 1, Summer, 1992
Description
Describes the Dene Cultural Institute Pilot Project, which has been developing methods to document Traditional Environmental Knowledge (TEK).
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Dene Yatie - South Slavey

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
South Slave Divisional Education Council
Description

Annotated list of books written in South Slavey which are suitable for use in the classroom.

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Dÿne Suåin Yati Chipewyan

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[South Slave Divisional Education Council]
Description

Annotated list of Chipewyan language books suitable for use in the classroom.

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First Nations Labour and Employment Development Survey (FNLED) Survey: 2022 Report

Alternate Title
First Nations Labour and Employment and Development Survey, 2019-20 Northwest Territories
First Nations Labor and Employment Development Survey (FNLED) Survey: 2022 Report
[First Nations Labour and Employment and Development Survey Dene Nation (NWT)]
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Kelly Skinner
Description

Results organized under six headings: demographics, language and culture, education and training, skills and work readiness, labour market indicators, and workplace wellbeing and culture.

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Fortis and Lenis Fricatives in Tanacross Athapaskan

Alternate Title
Fortis and Lenis Fricatives in Tanacross Athabaskan
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Gary Holton
International Journal of American Linguistics, vol. 67, no. 4, October 2001, pp. 396-415
Description
Linguistic study of semi-voiced fricatives (high-frequency sounds) in Tanacross, an Athapaskan language of eastern Alaska.
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Glaciers and Climate Change: Perspectives from Oral Tradition

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Julie Cruikshank
Arctic, vol. 54, no. 4, December 2001, pp. 377-[?]
Description
Use of local Tlingit and Athapaskan oral history in non-Indigenous approaches to scientific and historical understanding of global environmental issues.
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A Healing Narrative

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Robert Sam
Arctic Anthropology, vol. 40, no. 2, 2003, pp. 70-75
Description
Discusses a Tlingit storyteller's own story and how it helped in recovery and healing.
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The Na-Dene Languages, A Preliminary Report

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
E. Sapir
American Anthropologist, vol. 17, no. 3, New Series, July-September 1915, pp. 534-558
Description
Argues that Athabaskan, Haida and Tlingit languages derive from a common prototype.
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Native Words, Native Warriors

Web Sites » Virtual Exhibits
Author/Creator
National Museum of the American Indian
Description
Presents the story of Native American codetalkers in World War II.
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The Navajo Verbal System: An Overview

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Siri G. Tuttle
International Journal of American Linguistics, vol. 67, no. 4, October 2001, pp. 480-483
Description
Book review of: The Navajo Verb System by Robert W. Young.
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North Slavey [Bibliography]

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[South Slave Divisional Education Council]
Description

Annotated list of books written in or about the North Slavey which are suitable for use in the classroom.

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Origins of the Denes¶øiné

Alternate Title
Origins of the Denesuline
Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Saskatchewan Indian Cultural Centre
Description
SICC overview about Denes¶øiné (Dene) migration from the Southwest United States to Northern Canada.
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Personal Names Among the Sarcee Indians

Alternate Title
Personal Names Among the Sarsi Indians
Personal Names Among the Tsuu T'ina Indians
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
E. Sapir
American Anthropologist, vol. 26, no. 1, New Series, January-March 1924, pp. 108-119
Description
Focuses on use of names in a Tsuu T'ina (formerly referred to as Sarcee) community near Calgary, in the summer of 1922.
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A Phonic Reading Program for Navajo Students

Alternate Title
Developmental and Remedial: A Phonic Reading Program For Navajo Students
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Helen C. Wieczkiewicz
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 18, no. 3, May 1979, pp. [20-27]
Description
Study to determine whether a highly-structured, phonetic approach to reading might be useful for Navajo children at the Rough Rock Demonstration School.
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Problem Solving by Navajo Children in Relation to Knowledge of English

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kenneth Stafford
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 4, no. 2, January 1965, pp. [23-25]
Description
Results appear to suggest that those students who had learned English at an early age may have had an advantage in solving the most difficult problem.
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Proto-Athapaskan-Eyak and the Problem of Na-Dene: The Phonology

Alternate Title
Proto-Athapaskan-Eyak and the Problem of Na-Déné: The Phonology
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Michael E. Krauss
International Journal of American Linguistics, vol. 30, no. 2, April 1964, pp. 118-128
Description
Problem of Na-Déné complexity in the rescontruction of the ancient proto-Athapaskan language.
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Reclaiming Land and Spirit in the Western Apache Homeland

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
John R. Welch and Ramon Riley
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 25, no. 1, 2001, pp. 5-12
Description
Discusses : "indivisibility of Ndee[Apache] land and culture, the historical forces that operated unsuccessfully to alienate the Ndee from their land, and how the Ndee are returning elements of their geographical, cultural, and linguistic heritage to a central place of honour while addressing contemporary challenges..."
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Archie Patrick and Linda Prince, Yinka Dene Language Institute

Alternate Title
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Archie Patrick
Linda Prince
Description
File contains a presentation by Archie Patrick and Linda Prince relating to social programs for the Carrier-Sekani Tribal Council, and to the Yinka Dene Language Institute. Prince discusses health services and Patrick speaks about the operations and funding for the Institute.
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Sayisi-Dene First Nation: Nu Ho Ni Yeh (Our Story)

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Michelle Samagalski
The Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 14, no. 2, 1994, pp. 391-393
Description
Review of the video: Sayisi-Dene First Nation: Nu Ho Ni Yeh (Our Story) produced by Alan and Mary Code. This video is about the relocation of the Duck Lake, or Churchill, Band of Caribou-eater Chipewyan (the Sayisi-Dene) from the bush to the port town of Churchill, Manitoba in 1958.
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Some Steps for a Beginning Teacher of Navajo Students

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kirk D. Peterson
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 10, no. 2, January 1971, pp. [21-28]
Description
Discusses how unconscious values can effect teaching and how to improve effectiveness through gaining an understanding of culture and basic language skills.
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Tłı̨chǫ Dogrib

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[South Slave Divisional Education Council]
Description

Annotated list of books in written in Dogrib that are suitable for use in the classroom.

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Twenty-Sixth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1904-1905

Alternate Title
26th Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1904-1905
E-Books
Author/Creator
W. H. Holmes
Description
Report includes the following papers: Report of the Chief by W. H. Holmes The Pima Indians by Frank Russell Social Condition, Beliefs, and Linguistic Relationship of the Tlingit Indians by John R. Swanton
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