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Alternate forms: Ojibwa, Ojibway, Chippewa, Nehiyaw, Saulteaux
Language(s): English | Naskapi | Cree, Plains | Cree, Swampy | Cree, Woods | Oji-Cree (ᐊᓂᔑᓂᓂᒧᐏᐣ) | Ojibwa, Western
Contributor: Kendall, Daythal | Voorhis, Paul H. | Merriam, Kathryn Lavely | Whitehawk, Madeleine | Lamirande, Ernie | Wood, Elizabeth | Courchene, Rick | Jaurdain, Mary
Extent: 1.5 linear feet; audio
Description: After finishing his PhD, Daythal Kendall accepting a position at Brandon University, Manitoba to teach local varieties of Cree and Ojibwe, as a temporary replacement for Paul Voorhis. He therefore possessed a large number of Paul Voorhis' Cree publications (Series 5), and during this time produced a large volume of lessons to teach Canadian Aboriginal syllabics. These are in various forms in Series 3, including students' exercises. There is also correspondence relating to this period with Paul Voorhis and Katherine Merriam, as well as a separate conversation relating to American Philosophical Society materials (Series 1). Series 11 contains numerous audio recordings in several Ojibwe and Cree languages, including stories (some unidentified) and langauge exercises.
Collection: Daythal L. Kendall Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.148)
Alternate forms: Micmac, Montagnais
Subject: Picture-writing | Orthography and spelling | Religion | Quebec--History | Newfoundland--History
Extent: 41 pages
Description: This is a comparative vocabulary of the Mi'kmaq (Micmac), Innu-aimun (Montagnais, "Mountaineer"), and Naskapi ("Skoffie") languages. It includes Mi'kmaq prayers and a dictionary of Mi'kmaq pictographs. The latter includes 288 ink sketch pictographs of the Mi'kmaq language presented by Gabriel, an Innu man ("Mountaineer Indian,") and transcribed by Thomas Pierronet in 1797. Includes three Christian prayers in pictorial sentences.
Collection: Specimen of the Mountaineer, or Sheshatapooshshoish, Skoffie, and Micmac Languages, 1797 (Mss.497.3.P61s)