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Skwxwu7mesh Snichim-xweliten Snichim

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Description for Skwxwu7mesh Snichim-xweliten Snichim Paperback. First published compilation by the Squamish Nation of Skwxwu7mesh Snichim Editor(s): Jacobs, Peter; Jacobs, Damara. Num Pages: 390 pages, 1 bw photos, 1 color photos, 1 maps,. BIC Classification: 2AB; 2JN; CBDX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 253 x 178 x 23. Weight in Grams: 664.
This dictionary is the first published compilation by the Squamish Nation of Skwxwú7mesh Sníchim, one of ten Coast Salish languages. The Squamish peoples' traditional homeland includes the territory around Burrard Inlet (Vancouver, B.C.), Howe Sound, and the Squamish and Cheakamus river valleys. The Squamish language is critical to the Squamish Nation. It offers a view of modern daily life, and contains the historical record, protocols, laws, and concerns of generations of Squamish people, but is also critically endangered today. This dictionary builds on over 100 years of documentation and research by Squamish speakers working with anthropologists and linguists beginning ... Read more

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Reviews for Skwxwu7mesh Snichim-xweliten Snichim
This volume is a beautifully formatted, user-friendly, and dependable dictionary. It will undoubtedly serve as an indispensable tool and resource for learners of the Squamish language and for linguists as well.
Honore Watanabe
Anthropological Linguistics
Offers a view of modern daily life but also contains the historical record, protocols and laws of Squamish people that are essential ... Read more

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