Chukchi materials, ACLS collection

Alternate forms: Chukchee
Language(s): Chukchi | English
Date: 1905; 1918
Type: Text
Extent: 41 pages; approx. 50 cards
Description: The Chukchi materials in the ACLS collection consist of 3 items. In the "Non-American and non-linguistic material," Jochelson's "My Life" includes a Chukchi autobiographical story. In the "Eskimo" section, Boas' "Comparative word list of Alaskan Eskimo, Siberian Eskimo, and Chukchee" consists of a 1200-word comparative vocabulary that includes Chukchi. Finally, in the "Kutenai" section, Boas' "Kutenai lexicon" includes "a few" Chukchi word slips, according to Morris Swadesh.
ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)