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The Athabaskan Languages

Perspectives on a Native American Language Family (Oxford Studies in Anthropological Linguistics, 24)

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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ContributionsTheodore Fernald (Editor), Paul Platero (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7388418M
ISBN 100195119479
ISBN 109780195119473

Their languages were similar to each other, but differed from the northern California tribes whose languages were also part of the Athapaskan family. They are not to be confused with the Apachean peoples (the Apache and Navajo) - also known as Southern Athabascans - of the Southwestern United States and Northern Mexico, who speak the Southern Geographic distribution: California, Oregon. An Athabaskan Language Dictionary, "Nuu-wee-ya'" (Our words), has been compiled from many works over the last century and transliterated into the Practical Alphabet. It consists of roughly pages and approximat entries and reflects the dialectical differences of our Language.

Get this from a library! The Athabaskan languages: perspectives on a Native American language family. [Theodore B Fernald; Paul R Platero;] -- The Native American language family called Athabaskan has received increasing attention from linguists and educators. The linguistic chapters in this volume focus on syntax and semantics, but also. The Dena'ina language is one of the Dene (Athabascan, Na-Dene) languages. The Kenai, or Outer Inlet, dialect is one of five Dena'ina dialects and is spoken by the Kahtnuht'ana or "People of the Kenai River" who occupy the eastern heartland of the Outer Inlet dialect and now often refer to themselves as Kenaitze.

Nationwide, the WMAT is in the top ten for land area and population of federally-recognized indigenous nations (Adley-SantaMaria, ). White Mountain Apache (WMA) is an Athabaskan language; Athabaskan language subgroups are Northern, Pacific Coast, and Southern Athabaskan. Western Apache and Eastern Apache are Southern Athabaskan languages. Athabaskan Prosody book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This collection of articles on stress and tone in various Athabaskan la /5.


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: The Athabaskan Languages: Perspectives on a Native American Language Family (Oxford Studies in Anthropological Linguistics) (): Fernald, Theodore, Platero, Paul: Books Skip to main content5/5(1).

The Athabaskan Languages: Perspectives on a Native American Language Family. The Native American language family called Athabaskan has received increasing attention from linguists and educators. The linguistic chapters in this volume focus on syntax and semantics, but also involve morphology, phonology, and historical linguistics.

Many leading figures in the field of Athabaskan languages contributed to this volume, and their range of topics matches Robert Young's interests. Four papers deal with northern Athabaskan languages, which Young studied in the s. The remaining essays focus on aspects of Navajo language and culture; Young has specialized in this area for over fifty years in collaboration 5/5(1).

Book review: “The Tanana Chiefs” shows how the history of Alaska Native political struggles rests solidly on the foundation set by The Athabaskan Languages book meeting of Tanana River Athabascan tribal leaders with.

The Athabaskan Languages: Perspectives on a Native American Language Family. Synopsis. The Native American language family called Athabaskan has received increasing attention from linguists and educators. The linguistic chapters in this volume focus on syntax and semantics, but also involve morphology, phonology, and historical linguistics.

Those materials marked with a book icon () can be purchased in book form from the Alaska Native Language Center for a nominal cost.

Inuit-Yupik-Unangan (Eskimo-Aleut) Unangan (Aleut) Unangam Tunudgusii. Aleut Dictionary. Athabaskan language family, Athabaskan also spelled Athabascan, or (in Canada) Athapaskan, or Athapascan, one of the largest North American Indian language families, consisting of about 38 languages.

Athabaskan Language Materials Available Offline The Athabaskan Languages: An excellent overview of the syntax, phonology, sociolinguistics and historical linguistics of the Athabaskan language family.

Bibliography Of The Athapascan Languages: Pilling's venerable survey of Athapascan linguistic study. Athabaskan Language Studies: Sixteen essays on Athapaskan linguistics. Word Formation in the Athapaskan Verb: Book on the morphology of verbs in Athabaskan languages.

First Nations Languages of British Columbia Athabaskan languages Search this Athabaskan languages Nagwuntl'oo Bughunek elementary dictionary Guzāgi k'ú̄gé': our language book: nouns: Kaska, Mountain Slavey and Sekani.

Lexical phonology of Sekani Author: Ying Liu. Papers presented at or closely related to the Athabaskan Conference on Syntax & Semantics, held Apr.Swarthmore College Includes bibliographical references and indexes 04 18Pages: of two Athabaskan languages, Lower Koyukon and Deg Xinag, was provided on pages – A word-list of the Yup’ik and Alutiiq languages was included on pages – The original publication did not contain English translations Word-Lists of the Athabaskan, Yup’ik and Alutiiq Size: KB.

Full Description: "Many leading figures in the field of Athabaskan languages contributed to this volume, and their range of topics matches Robert Young's interests.

Four papers deal with northern Athabaskan languages, which Young studied in the s. The remaining essays focus on aspects of Navajo language and culture; Young has specialized in this area for over fifty. Northern Athabaskan is a geographic sub-grouping of the Athabaskan language family spoken by indigenous peoples in the northern part of North America, particularly in Alaska (Alaskan Athabaskans), the Yukon and the Northwest Territories.

The Northern Athabaskan languages consist of 31 languages Ethnicity: Dene. Vocabulary Words in the Na-Dene/Athabaskan Language Family These Na-Dene words are not spelled phonetically--each word is spelled according to the orthography of its own language, so if you're not familiar with these languages you will need to.

Athabascans of Interior Alaska Section 2: ATHABASCANS days OBJECTIVES. Students define the term "Athabascan" (as it refers to both a group of languages and to the people who speak the languages) 2. Students know how many Alaskan Athabascan languages there are 3. ATHABASKAN LANGUAGES AND THE SCHOOLS.

FOREWORD. Purpose. This handbook has been designed to assist school districts in providing effective educational services to students from the group of Athabaskan languages.

This is one of three handbooks developed to increase school districts and school personnel's understanding of selected Alaska Native language. "Overlapping Laryngeal Classes in Athabaskan Languages: Continuity and Change" published on 01 Jan by Brill. There are other Athabascan languages in Canada.

And there are two well-known Athabascan languages in the American Southwest: Apache and Navajo. The word "Athabascan" is used to talk about both the languages and the people who speak (or whose ancestors spoke) that language.

Get this from a library. Athabaskan languages and the schools: a handbook for teachers. [Chad Thompson; Mary Jane McGary; Alaska. Bilingual/Bicultural Education Programs.; United States. Department of Education. Civil Rights Technical Assistance and Training Programs.] -- Handbook designed to assist school districts in providing effective educational services to students from.

The Alaskan Athabascans, Alaskan Athabaskans, Alaskan Athapaskans (Russian: атабаски Аляски, атапаски Аляски) are Alaska Native peoples of the Athabaskan-speaking ethnolinguistic group.

They are the original inhabitants of the interior of Alaska, where they are the oldest, there are eleven groups identified by the languages they speak. Dene-Yeniseian journal, republished as a book, is available at ANLC. The current issue (Volume 5, New Series) of the Anthropological Papers of the University of Alaska is titled “The Dene-Yeniseian Connection.” It has been republished as a soft-cover book, with corrections, by the Alaska Native Language Center.She has published many articles on Athabaskan languages as well as on topics in phonology.

She is the author the book Morpheme Order and Semantic Scope: Word Formation in the Athapaskan Verb (Cambridge University Press), and is co-editor of several books on Athabaskan by: 7.The Athabaskan (also spelled Athapaskan and Athabascan) language family is found in the western American Indian culture areas.

Linguists feel that the Athabaskan language family is one branch of a.