Nuxalk Resources Resources

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Key Phrases
alhalatsicwliwanuks alh ti suuncwt? - how are you today?
axw ku kwmanu!A - Good bye
stutwiniitscwB - thank you
yaw smatmcC - hello friend
NuxalkD - Nation of the Bella Coola Valley
For more key phrases see the First Voices Archive
  • A children's language class is held weekly at the Nuxalk D Nation operated Acwsalcta School;
  • a children's language class is held weekly at the District 49 elementary school;
  • an adult language class is held at the Lip'alhlayc College;
  • the Nuxalk Nation has language audio recordings from 1923 up to cuurent day;
  • and, there is curriculum that has been developed for langauge education in K-4 but this has not been implemented yet.

Alphabet

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Community Idenfitied Resources

First Nation Resource Info
Nuxalk Nation1Nuxalk Language classes - adultsInfo
Nuxalk Nation1Nuxalk language classes - children & youthInfo
Nuxalk Nation1Nuxalk cultural programsInfo
Nuxalk Nation2Dictionary by Hank NaterInfo
Nuxalk Nation2Curriculum by Hank NaterInfo
Nuxalk Nation2SFU Curriculum by Marion IgnaceInfo
Nuxalk Nation2First Voices websiteInfo
Nuxalk Nation2Bella Coola Grammar Book by Ross SaundersInfo
Nuxalk Nation3Various sources such as Naders Nuxalk to English DictionaryInfo
Nuxalk Nation3A complete list will be added at a future date.Info
Nuxalk Nation3Naders Dictionary and Teacher GuideInfo
Nuxalk Nation3First voices recordingsInfo

Links

A FirstVoices page is coming soon...

Nuxalk Nation's website language page:

http://www.nuxalknation.org/component/option,com_wrapper/Itemid,137/

Nuxalk alphabet & font available through Language Geek:

http://www.languagegeek.com/salishan/nuxalk.html

Yinka Déné Language Institute's Bibliography of Nuxalk Language Materials:

http://www.ydli.org/biblios/nuxbib.htm

Nuxalk Language Wikipedia entry:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nux%C3%A1lk_language

Nuxalk Words:

http://www.native-languages.org/nuxalk_words.htm

Bibliography

  1. Nater (2006). A concise Nuxalk-English dictionary. Mercury series; Canadian ethonology service, 115.
  2. Tallio, Clyde (2008). Nuxalk Language Archive. Nuxalk Language Archive. FirstVoices
  3. Nelson, Chris (2008). Nuxalk Language Archive. FirstVoices
  4. Tallio, C. (2008, June 4). Interview with Clyde Tallio. Interview by Towagh Behr, 43 min. Victoria: FPHLCC