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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)

Colville | Ktunaxa
Alternate forms: Kootenai, Kootenay, Kutenai
Date: 1891, 1894, 1913-1927, 1947
Type:Text
Extent: 19 notebooks, 66 bluebooks, 1052 loose pages, approx. 5600 word slips
Description: The Ktunaxa materials in the ACLS collection are concentrated primarily in the "Kutenai" section of the finding aid, which contains a full listing of all contents. The earliest materials in this section linguistic manuscripts by Jesuit missionaries such as Phillippo Canestrelli and John Post, as well as extensive linguistic and anthropological field notes by Alexander Chamberlain, all from the 1890s. Subsequently, James Teit's "Traditions and information regarding the Tonaxa" from 1913 includes ethnographic and historical information, recorded in part at Tobacco Plains. The most voluminous amount of material overall is that of Franz Boas, recorded in the 1910s, which includes numerous field notebooks, lexical files, and related notes. Finally, see also Paul Garvin's field notes from 1947, recorded at Phrases taken from Lower Kutenai at Bonner's Ferry, Idaho; Cranbrook, B.C.; Creston, B.C.; and Elmo, Montana.
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
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)

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)

Wenatchi
Alternate forms: Wenatchee
Date: 1965
Subject: Linguistics
Extent: 6 sound tape reels (7 hr., 44 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Linguistic field recordings of elicited vocabulary, pronunciation, and some grammar in the Columbia-Wenatchi language, often referred to on the recording as Moses. Includes occasional vocabulary in the Colville dialect of the Okanagan language. Recorded in the Methow Valley south of Carlton, Washington, in June - August 1965. (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: Wenathcee language recordings (Mss.Rec.53)