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Nuuchahnulth gets a dictionary

The language known to the dwindling band of Native Americans who speak it as ‘Nuuchahnulth’ (pronounced Noo-cha-noolth) is like few others in its spectacular range of dialects and its capacity to convey complex ideas through simple words.

Full story.


June 9, 2010 at 7:01 pm Leave a comment

More Tsilhqot’in articles

Both from the Williams Lake Tribune…

Creating written Tsilhqut’in language a life’s journey

Students challenged by Tsilhqut’in linguistics

August 5, 2009 at 12:42 am Leave a comment

Sci-fi film to be made in Tsilhqot’in

According to a article, a sci-fi film is being shot in Prince Rupert, BC completely in the Tsilhqot’in (Chilcotin) language. Thanks to James Crippen of the Zero Morpheme blog for sending this alert out to members of his ATHAPBASCKAN-L list.

Mentioned in the CBC article above is the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival which showcases film and new media works by indigenous peoples.

August 2, 2009 at 12:41 am 3 comments