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Cree Legends and Narratives from the West Coast of James Bay (Algonquian Text Society)


  

from: University of Manitoba Press

 : Cree Legends and Narratives from the West Coast of James Bay (Algonquian Text Society)

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Binding: Paperback
EAN: 9780887557729
Edition: Bilingual, Reprint
ISBN: 0887557724
Item Dimensions: 900580210160
Label: University of Manitoba Press
Languages: EnglishPublishedEnglishOriginal LanguageEnglishUnknown
Manufacturer: University of Manitoba Press
Number Of Items: 1
Number Of Pages: 590
Publication Date: September 06, 2014
Publisher: University of Manitoba Press
Release Date: September 06, 2014
Studio: University of Manitoba Press




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Product Description:
This is the first major body of annotated texts in James Bay Cree, and a unique documentation of Swampy and Moose Cree (Western James Bay) usage of the 1950s and 1960s. Conversations and interviews with 16 different speakers include: legends, reminiscences, historical narratives, stories and conversations, as well as descriptions of technology. The book includes a detailed pronunciation guide, notes on Cree terms, informants' comments, dialect variations, and descriptions of cultural values and customs. The introduction describes and compares the various genres in traditional and popular culture. Cree and English, with full glosssary.





 



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