Blackfoot Grammar (Heritage) by Donald G. Frantz

By Donald G. Frantz

Thousands of individuals in Alberta and Montana converse Blackfoot, an Algonquian language. however the numbers are diminishing and the survival of Blackfoot is in a few probability. to aid defend the language whereas it truly is nonetheless in day-by-day use, Donald G. Frantz and Norma Jean Russell collaborated at the Blackfoot Dictionary, released in 1989 to frequent acclaim and later revised in 1995. Blackfoot Grammar, the better half quantity to the dictionary, has now additionally been up to date with a moment edition.

The adjustments made to every bankruptcy replicate new ways subtle via years of educating adventure. New chapters on 'Numbers and Enumeration' and 'Translating from English to Blackfoot' were further, in addition to new routines and new appendixes describing the phonetics of Blackfoot and the layout of the alphabet.

This moment variation of Blackfoot Grammar may be a welcome replace not just in case you desire to study the language, yet for all people with an curiosity in local experiences and North American linguistics.

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