English-Cayuga/Cayuga-English Dictionary pb

SKU: 9781442627093

Frances Froman, Alfred Keye, Lottie Keye
Grade Levels:
Twelve, College, University
Cayuga, Iroquois, Woodland
Book Type:
University of Toronto Press
Copyright Date:

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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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