Lekwungen materials, ACLS collection

Lekwungen includes: Lekungen, Songhees, Songish, Esquimalt
English | Salish, Straits
1888, 1890, 1900
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 | Gibbs, George
Linguistics | Physical anthropology | Personal names | Grave robbing
Notebooks | Vocabularies
70+ pages
The Lekwungen materials in the ACLS collection consist of 3 items. In the "Clallam" section of the finding aid, "Clallam and Songish vocabularies" (item S2f.1) consists of a copy of George Gibbs' 1863 Clallam vocabulary, with comparisons of Lkungen with other languages, English-Lkungen vocabulary, miscellaneous sentences and names. In the "Chinook" section, Boas' "Field notes on Tillamook and Chinookan dialects" (item S4.1) contains physical notes on Lkungen ("Songish") skulls collected in an earlier fieldwork trip. Finally, in the "Salish" section, Boas' "Comparative vocabularies of eight Salishan languages" (item S.1) contains 532 alphabetically arranged English items with equivalents in multiple languages, including Lkungen. See also "Squamish vocabulary," circa 1888, (item S2h.1,) which includes a comparative vocabulary for numbers in multiple Coast Salish languages.
ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) Mss.497.3.B63c