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Pentlatch
Alternate forms: Coast Salish, Puntlatch, Puntledge
Language(s): English | German | Pentlatch
Date: 1886, circa 1890, 1900, circa 1910
Subject: Linguistics | Stories
Type:Text
Extent: 217 pages, 2 slips
Description: The Pentlatch materials in the ACLS collection consist of 3 items in 3 different sections of the finding aid. The "Pentlatch" section includes materials from Boas' recording of Pentlatch language at Comox in 1886 and subsequent analysis. It contains English-Pentlatch and Pentlatch-English vocabulary, and texts with interlinear translation in German. In the "Comox" section, "Comox and Pentlatch texts" contains 15 texts with interlinear translations. (The number that are Pentlatch is undetermined.) Lastly, in the "Salish" section of the finding aid, Boas' "Comparative vocabularies of eight Salishan languages" includes Pentlatch vocabulary derived from earlier field work.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)