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Chukchi
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.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)