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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 distinctions in an Athabascan language and write it accurately.He was also the first person to make extensive transcriptions of materi... 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 California. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall View more info