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Title [Yakutat language]
Description:161 words:
(1) is in hand of Furuhjelm's clerk or scribe, apparently transliterated from a lost Cyrillic original, probably collected by Hiermonk Nikita of Kenai mission [who visited Eyak every summer from 1855-1867], probably in 1861.
(2) is clearly copied from (1), accompanied by a letter from Furuhjelm to Gibbs, April, 1862, in the hand of same clerk.
(3) published as Yakutat (Tlingit), complete, spelling slightly revised, derivative of (2), but not recognized by Gibbs and Dall as a different, non-Tlingit language.
Johan Hampus Furuhjelm
Citation Yakutat language.  (1)  NAA. BAE ms. 537.  6 pp. (2)   Copy by George Gibbs.  NAA, BAE ms. 6 pp.  (3)  IN Gibbs and Dall, Contributions to North American Ethnology , Vol. I, Tribes of the Extreme Northwest.  (BAE, 1877) pp. 122-133.
Contributors Furuhjelm, Hjalmar (author)
Type Text
Subject Language(s) Eyak
LingType lexicon
Files: EY861F1861.pdf

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