English-Cayuga/Cayuga-English Dictionary pb

University of Toronto PressSKU: 9781442627093

Author:
Froman, Frances|Keye, Alfred|Keye, Lottie
Grade Levels:
Twelve, College, University
Nation:
Cayuga, Iroquois, Woodland
Book Type:
PB
Pages:
744
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press

Price:
Sale price$73.00
Stock:
In stock

Description

English-Cayuga/Cayuga-English Dictionary published by the University of Toronto Press offers linguists and second-language learners, and Cayuga language instructors a resource for the Cayuga language that is spoken on the Six Nations of the Grand River. It includes extensive appendices that cover weekdays, months, periods of time, numbers, money, nations, kin, Chiefs' names, place names, traditional and ceremonial language, government and business, Ganohonyohk (The Thanksgiving Address), particles, and a Cayuga grammatical sketch. This volume is published under the auspices of the Sweetgrass First Nations Language Council Inc. Authors include Frances Froman has taught the Cayuga language since 1978; Alfred J. Keye is a Faith Keeper and Cayuga language teacher; Lottie Keye has taught the Cayuga language for fifteen years; and Carrie J. Dyck, Assistant Professor in the Department of Linguistics at Memorial University of Newfoundland. This 744-page text contains over 3000 entries, including 1000 verb forms and many nouns never before printed.

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