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Identifier:G839W1839
Title [Wrangell: General Remarks on Northwest Coast Indians]
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(1) Obitateli severo-zapadnikh beregov ameriki. Syn Otechestva 7: 51-82 (1839).
(2) Statistische und ethnographische Nachrichten Uber die Russischen Besitzungen an der NordwestkUste von Amedka. Ed. by Karl Ernst von Baer. St. Petersburg, 1839.
Reprinted: Osnabruck, Biblio Verlag, 1978.
(3) The Inhabitants of the Northwest Coast of America. Trans. with intro. by James W. VanStone. Arctic Anthropology 6(2):5-30 (1970).
(3) is translation of (1); (2) is German translation with additional material by von Baer. Page numbers below are for
(1), (2), and (3) respectively. General remarks (51-82; 6-l36: 1-20) on northwest coast Indians, Eyak, Ahtna, "Koltschan" (Tanacross), Tanaina, Sugpiaq, Ingalik, and Central Yupik, with Athabaskan-Eyak-Tlingit table (53; 99; 8-9), Vassil'ev's Ingaik (69; 119-120; 14), comparative Eskimo-Aleut table (72; 113; 15), Central Yupik constellations and months (81-2; 134-5; 19); Glazunov's journal on Ingalik area ((2) only, 137-160); Veniaminov on Aleuts ((2) only, 122-225); Sprachproben ((2) only, 226-279), including comparative table to 259 of 98 words in Eyak, Ahtna, Tanacross, Tanaina, Sugpiaq, Central Yupik, and Tlingit; Nosov's Tlingit vocabulary, ca. 100 supplementary items ((2) only, 271-274); Wrangell's Central Yupik, ca. 250 items ((2) only, 259-270); von Baer' s review of literature and general discussion of Alaska Native languages ((2) only, 275-289).
Contributors Wrangell, Ferdinand von (author)
Date1839
Type Text
Subject Language(s) Ahtna
Alutiiq (Sugpiaq)
Comparative Eskimo-Aleut
Dena'ina
Eyak
Tanacross
Tlingit
Yup'ik, Central Alaskan
LingType comparative
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Collection General


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