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Carrier Prayer-Book With a Literal Translation and Notes on the Language

By: Morice, Adrien-Gabriel

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Fraser Lake, BC, Lejac Indian School: 1938

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 9490

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


383 pp. Text in Carrier (romanized alphabet) with English text below. Black cloth with bright gilt cross to the front cover, spine gilt a little dull, red edges, interior clean and unmarked, a nice copy. Father Morice was a Catholic missionary to B.C. who became the first white man to learn the Carrier language. He developed an alphabet and translated a number of church works into Carrier. Father Morice was the first person to recognize all of the phonological distincti... View more info

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Los Kiliwa y el Mundo se Hizo Asi

By: Zazueta, Jesus Angel Ochoa

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mexico, Instituto Nacional Indigenista: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005074

Condition: Good


394 pp + indice. Bibliography, notes. Illustrated with maps. Lavendar glossy soft covers are generally lightly aged, spine a bit darkened, coating on covers starting to peel off a bit. Interior has previous owner inscrip on title page, otherwise clean and unmarked. Los kiliwa, al igual que los cohimi, cucapa, pai-pai y ku-miai, son, como su autor lo indica, uno de los "grupos en extincion" y los unicos que aun subsisten al norte de la peninsula de Baja Californ... View more info