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Otomi | Chitimacha | Atakapa | Cherokee | Osage | Chickasaw | Choctaw | Nottoway | Kaw | Omaha | Dakota | Pawnee | Nanticoke | A'aninin | Miami | Mi'kmaq | Seminole | Quapaw | Yuchi | Delaware | Ojibwe | Shawnee | Seneca | Mohawk | Onondaga | Cayuga | Oneida | Tuscarora | Natchez | Wyandot | Creek | Mohican | Mohegan
Alternate forms: Iroquois, Ojibwa, Huron-Wyandot, Atsina, Gros Ventre, Micmac, Lenape
Date: 1798-1821
Type:Text
Extent: 219 pages
Description: This volume contains extracts of Benjamin Smith Barton's "New Views of the Origin of the Tribes and Nations of America" (Philadelphia, 1797), with additions by Peter S. Du Ponceau. The bulk of the volume is comprised of word list of 54 words with equivalents listed in a range of 50-70 languages. While Barton listed no authority, Du Ponceau cited sources. Languages with words listed include Chitimacha, Atakapa, Cherokee, Osage, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Nottoway, Kansa, Omaha, Dakota, Pawnee, Nanticoke, Gros Ventres, Miami, Mi'kmaq, Seminole, Quapaw, Yuchi, Delaware, Ojibwe, Shawnee, Seneca, Mohawk, Onondaga, Cayuga, Oneida, Tuscarora, Natches, Wyandot, Creek, Mahican, Mohegan, and many others. The word list includes the terms for God, heaven, and sky, as well as various terms relating to kinship, parts of the body, weather, and more. The volume also includes notes on sounds of the Otomi (Othomi) observations on declension; observations about the Omaha, Kansa, Oto, Arkansas, and Missouri languages; and notes on symbol and sound. Also includes a newspaper clipping of a review (in German) of Barton's "New Views" that appeared in "Göttingische Anzeigen von gelehrten Sachen," June 17, 1799.
Collection: A comparative vocabulary of Indian languages (Mss.497.B28)

Blackfoot | Ktunaxa | Kalispel | Salish | Séliš-Ql̓ispé
Alternate forms: Blackfeet, Flathead, Kootenai, Kootenay, Kutenai, Niitsitapi, Pend d'Oreille
Date: 1916
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 1 page
Description: The Blackfoot materials in the ACLS collection consists of 1 item in the "Blackfoot" section of the finding aid. This item is a 1-page word list recorded by Edward Sapir, comparing Blackfoot terms for the numerals 1-10 with the corresponding terms in Kutenai and Flathead Salish.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Assiniboine | Blackfoot | Coeur d'Alene | Wenatchi | Okanagan | A'aninin | Kalispel | Salish | Séliš-Ql̓ispé | Ktunaxa | Nez Perce | Yakama
Alternate forms: Assiniboin, Atsina, Gros Ventre, Kutenai, Kootenai, Flathead, Pend d'Oreille
Date: 1976 and undated
Contributor: Unknown
Type:Text
Extent: 21 reels
Description: These language texts, produced in the late-nineteenth and twentieth centuries, include dictionaries, grammars, vocabularies, and religious materials (primarily Christian) of the Assiniboine, Blackfoot (including the Piegan dialect), Chelan (an Interior Salish group speaking Columbia-Wenatchi), Coeur d'Alene, Wenatchi (Columbian), Colville (Okanagan), Crow, Kalispel (including Gros Ventre), Kutenai (Ktunaxa), Nez Perce, and Yakama (Yakima) languages. From originals on deposit by the Oregon Province Archives of the Society of Jesus at the Pacific Northwest Indian Center, Spokane, Washington. Guide book included.
Collection: Indian language collection: the Pacific Northwest tribal languages (Mss.Film.1365)

Kalispel | Salish | Séliš-Ql̓ispé
Alternate forms: Flathead, Pend d'Oreille
Date: 1936-1938
Type:Text
Description: The Kalispel materials in the Lounsbury Papers consists primarily of Allan Smith's 1936-1938 typewritten field notes from the Kalispel Reservation, found in Series II, which comprises 11 folders totaling roughly 2000 pages, covering a broad range of Kalispel ethnographic information. In Series I, see correspondence folders of Edward Sapir and Leslie Spier, which include reports sent to them of Kalispel fieldwork.
Collection: Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)

Kalispel | Salish | Séliš-Ql̓ispé
Alternate forms: Flathead, Pend d'Oreille
Date: 1879, 1898-1910, 1930
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 220+ pages, 610 cards
Description: The Salish-Kalispel materials in the ACLS collection consist of materials located primarily in the "Kalispel" section of the finding aid. Two early items are Joseph Giorda's "Appendix to the Kalispel-English dictionary, compiled by the Missionaries of the Society of Jesus" and John Post's "Kalispel grammar," based in part upon Giorda's material from the 1870s. There is also an undated lexicon by an unidentified author. In the "Salish" section of the finding aid, see also Teit's "Kalispel and Salish vocabulary" and Boas' "Notes on Salish inflections," based on Mengarini's "Flathead grammar" from 1861. In the "Thompson" section, Boas' "Suffixes in Thompson" also contains some Kalispel terms. In the "Quinault" section, Teit's "Quinault vocabulary and paradigms" includes a letter to Boas describing his work in Flathead country.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

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)