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Resource Details

Identifier:TS883M1918
Title Ignis. A parable of the Great Lava Plain in the Valley of "Eternal Bloom"
Description:
English versification of a Nisga legend, with some Nisga terminology; 1 p. text of legend in Nisga in new orthography using several Greek letters. Preface explains it was written and printed to help finance rebuilding of the mission after a disastrous flood; in this flood much of the material McCullagh had printed over the years was destroyed, thus to our knowledge no copies have survived of some items he is known to have published. 16 pp.
Comments
Includes re-writing of Tsimshian portion in different orthography by Tarpent, dated Aug. 1997, not cataloged.
Contributors McCullagh, James Benjamin (author)
Date1918
Type Text
Subject Language(s) Tsimshian
LingType text-traditional
Files: TS883M1918.pdf


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