Nooksack Place Names: Geography, Culture, and Language Allan Richardson

ISBN: 9780774820479

Published: August 1st 2011

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248 pages


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Nooksack Place Names: Geography, Culture, and Language  by  Allan Richardson

Nooksack Place Names: Geography, Culture, and Language by Allan Richardson
August 1st 2011 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 248 pages | ISBN: 9780774820479 | 7.48 Mb

Place names can lead us on fascinating journeys into other cultures. They convey a peoples relationship to the land, their sense of place. For indigenous peoples, place names can also be central to the revival of endangered languages.This book takesMorePlace names can lead us on fascinating journeys into other cultures. They convey a peoples relationship to the land, their sense of place. For indigenous peoples, place names can also be central to the revival of endangered languages.This book takes readers on an exciting voyage into the history, language, and culture of the Nooksack Tribe of Washington State and southern British Columbia.

Allan Richardson and Brent Galloway trace the richness and strength of the Nooksack peoples connection to the land by documenting more than 150 places named by elders and mentioned in key historical texts. Descriptions of Nooksack history and naming patterns -- combined with maps, photographs, and detailed linguistic analyses -- give life to a nearly extinct language and illuminate the intertwined relationships of place, culture, language, and identity.



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