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Wakashan Languages including Haisla, Heiltsuk/Owik'ala, Kwakwaka'wakw, Nuu-chah-nulth
For more resources on Wakashan languages in general, please search the library catalogue using the subject heading Wakashan Languages.
For more resources, consult the library catalogue under the subject heading Haisla Language.
Heiltsuk/Owik'ala (Bella Bella, Oowekeeno, Owikyala)
For more resources, please search the library catalogue using the subject heading Heiltsuk--Language.
Kwak'wala (Kwakwaka'wakw, Kwagiutl, Kwak'wala, Kwakiutl)
- Language, culture, and identity : social and cultural aspects of language change in two Kwak’wala-speaking communities / Anne-Marie Goodfellow (UBC PhD Thesis, 1999)
- A practical writing system and short dictionary of Kwakw'ala (Kwakiutl) / David McC. Grubb (1977)
- Learning Kwak̓wala series / by Jay Powell (1981-) Series of 12 readers with a teacher's manual.
- Kwak'wala language lessons / Peter Wilson (1980)
- Sketch of the Kwakiutl language / Franz Boas (1900? online)
- Kwakiutl Texts / Franz Boas (1902, online via the American Museum of Natural History)
- Reversing Language Shift: Can Kwak'wala Be Revived / Stan Anonby (Chapter 4 of Revitalizing Indigenous Languages, 1999)
- Kwak'wala Language includes a language sample, information on pronunciation, and a chart of Kwak'wala communities. From LanguageGeek (Last updated 2011)
- Kwak'wala Language Page includes a comprehensive bibliography (Last updated 2006)
- Kwakiutl Language - From the Native Languages of the Americas site, with links to texts, vocabulary, and orthography examples (Last updated 2009)
- Kwakiutl Language, Alphabet, and Orthography - Phonological inventory of Kwakiutl, with a sample text from Omniglot (last updated in 2011)
For more resources, please search the library catalogue using the subject heading Kwak'wala Language and Kwakiutl Language.
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka, Nutka, Aht, West Coast, T’aat’aaqsapa)