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Colville | Syilx
Alternate forms: Okanagan, Okanagon
Language(s): English | Okanagan
Date: 1982, 1987-1991
Type:Text
Extent: 267 pages
Description: The Colville materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of 3 items. Materials in this collection are listed alphabetically by last name of author. See materials listed under Ackerman and Bessell.
Collection: Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)

Anishinaabe | Cayuse | Klallam | Cree | Dakelh | Haida | Heiltsuk | Kalapuya | Klickitat | Ktunaxa | Nez Perce | Nisga'a | Nuxalk | Ojibwe | Secwepemc | Squamish | Syilx | Tlingit | Walla Walla
Alternate forms: Bella Bella, Bella Coola, Carrier, Haíɫzaqv, Kootenai, Kootenay, Kutenai, Nehiyaw, Okanagan, Okanagon, Saulteaux, Shuswap, Skwxwú7mesh, Clallam, S'Klallam, nəxʷsƛ̕ay̕əm, Niska, Nishga, Nisgha
Date: 1834-1836
Type:Text
Genre: Notebooks
Extent: 2 volumes
Description: This collection contains two manuscript volumes collected by the naturalist John Kirk Townsend, obtained by dictation from native speakers, people of mixed ancestry, and traders of the Hudson's Bay Company. The first volume contains a collection of multiple comparative vocabulary lists of languages of modern-day Washington, Idaho, Oregon, British Columbia, and Alaska, obtained by dictation from native speakers, people of mixed ancestry, and traders of the Hudson's Bay Company. Languages included are: "Okanagan" (N̓səl̓xcin), "Attnaha" or "Shoushwap" (Secwepemctsin), "Walla Walla (Sahaptin), "Squalyamish" (Squamish / Sḵwx̱wú7mesh ?), "Nooselalum" (Klallam / nəxʷsƛ̕ay̕əm), "Haeeltzuk" (Heiltsuk), "Billichoola" (Nuxalk), "Nass" (Nisga'a), "Haidah" (Haida), "Tongaase" (Tlingit, possibly inland variety), Nez Perce, Chinook [Jargon], "Carrier or Takelhé" (Dakelh), "Kayouse" (Cayuse), and "Kootenai" (Ktunaxa). The second volume is a collection of vocabulary lists of 19 Indigenous languages, primarily of the Pacific Northwest, re-copied from earlier notes in an orderly fashion with an index and additional introductory information on the area where each language is spoken and the source of the vocabulary. 15 of the vocabularies are re-copied out from the first volume in this collection. This volume includes the languages listed for that volume, plus Cree (possibly Plains Cree), "Kalapooyah" (Kalapuya), Klikatat (Sahaptin or Yakama), and "Seauteux" (Western Ojibwa/Ojibwe).
Collection: John Kirk Townsend Indian vocabularies collection (Mss.497.3.T66)

Syilx
Alternate forms: Okanagan, Okanagon
Date: 1961, 1966, 1971
Extent: 2 sound tape reels (2 hr., 4 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Syilx (Okanagan Salish) stories with English free conversation on dialectical variations in Okanagan and borrowing from French and English; elicitation sessions covering animal names, fish names, body parts, and words containing fricatives; Catholic hymns in Okanagan and Chinook. Recorded in Penticton, Spectacle Lake, and head of Okanagan Lake, British Columbia, in 1961, 1966, and 1971. Project report, letter to APS Librarian, and detailed tape contents available in Phillips Fund Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4). (NOTE: This material has been digitized and can be accessed online for free by users not physically at the APS Library through a login and password. Please see our Audio Access Page for information on how to request these materials.)
Collection: Okanagan Salish stories and songs (Mss.Rec.101)

Nlaka'pamux | Secwepemc | Syilx
Alternate forms: Okanagan, Okanagon, Shuswap, Thompson
Language(s): English
Date: 1980-1981
Extent: 16 hr., 46 min. : DIGITIZED
Description: Audio recordings of traditional and autobiographical Okanagan stories, recorded by Wendy C. Wickwire in Hedley and Merritt, British Columbia in 1980-1981. (NOTE: This material has been digitized and can be accessed online for free by users not physically at the APS Library through a login and password. Please see our Audio Access Page for information on how to request these materials.)
Collection: Okanagan Stories (Mss.Rec.116)

Coeur d'Alene | Interior Salish | Moses-Columbia | Spokane | Syilx
Alternate forms: Okanagan, Okanagon, Schitsu'umsh
Date: 1989-1990
Subject: Linguistics
Extent: 8 sound tape reels (2 hr., 40 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Recordings of linguistic elicitations made with speakers of Spokane, Colville-Okanagan, Coeur d'Alene, and Moses-Columbia. (NOTE: This material has been digitized and can be accessed online for free by users not physically at the APS Library through a login and password. Please see our Audio Access Page for information on how to request these materials.)
Collection: Salish language recordings (Mss.Rec.154)

Syilx
Alternate forms: Okanagan, Okanogan
Date: Circa 1900, 1908, 1913, 1915-1921, 1930
Extent: 314+ pages, 40 slips, 1 map, notebooks
Description: The Syilx (Okanagon) materials in the APS collection consists mainly of items in the "Okanagan" section of the finding aid. Boas' "Okanagan materials," circa 1900, include vocabulary and texts with interlinear translation, and some corresponding Kalispel forms. Teit's "Vocabulary in Okanagon and related dialects" includes forms from Nkaus, Sanpoil, Colville, and Lake dialects, with some parallel forms in Kalispel and Columbia. Rachel Commons' field notes include Vocabularies, ethnographic notes (including a map), and some linguistic text. In the "Salish" section of the finding aid, Teit's "Songs from the Salish area" include notes on 80 songs (some of which are Syilx) recorded for and sent to the National Museum of Canada (now the Canadian Museum of History.) In this same section, Teit's "Field notes or Thompson and neighboring Salish languages" consists of numerous notebooks, which partially include some ethnographic notes on Syilx matters.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Syilx
Alternate forms: Okanagan, Okanagon
Language(s): English | Okanagan
Date: 1972-1975 1989-1991
Type:Text
Extent: 76 pages
Description: The Sylix (Okanagon) materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of 3 items. Materials in this collection are listed alphabetically by last name of author. See materials listed under Bessell, Brown, and Watkins.
Collection: Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)

Syilx
Alternate forms: Okanagan, Okanagan
Language(s): Okanagan | English
Date: 1987
Type:Text
Extent: 1 folder
Description: William Bright corresponded with Anthony Mattina on Colville coyote stories, alongside a publication on the subject (Series 1).
Collection: William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)