Resource Details

Title [Journal aboard the Prince of Wales]
Description:Ms. copy published in 2004. Probably first comment preserved about the Eyak language. James Colnett visited Yakutat in the Prince of Wales in 1788. He discovered, "At this place appears to commence a different Nation from those residing to the there was a variation also in their language." Unfortunately, no Yakutat vocabularies were given. See also EY961K2006.
Citation Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology, volume 7, p. 130.  Original unpublished Crown-copyright MS. in Public Records Office, London (Adm. 55/146);
A Voyage to the North West Side of America: The Journals of James Colnett, 1786-89. edited by Robert Galois.  UBC Press : Vancouver. Toronto 2004.
Contributors Colnett, James (author)
Type Text
Subject Language(s) Eyak
LingType ethnographic

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