Lauren wrote:Well all thanks to you I'm becoming interested in CO (no way I'm typing that every time ) Salish again.
Just listen to those consonant clusters!
n̓q̓l̓tiłxʷtn (clinic, hospital)
Lauren wrote:You and I are high on the list of the worst offenders of wanderlust on this forum, for sure.
I think I'm more interested in learning Lushootseed than CO Salish if it were to come down to either. I feel a lot closer to Lushootseed (for whatever reason) though I have waaay more resources with which to learn CO Salish.
I am really liking Mohawk though. I have the Kanehsatake site and Mohawk: A Teaching Grammar which are both good. Sadly the Teaching Grammar doesn't mark falling tones, though that's probably not too hard to get around. I might like to buy Kanyen'keha Tewatati soon.
księżycowy wrote:I'd like to think I've gotten better, but there's no denying it still troubles me from time to time.
I feel similar about Cayuga (and Oneida). Chances are really good I'll go with an Iroquoian language, as I've always been very interested in them. They're my first love when it comes to NAILs. It just is a shame there aren't better resources for Mohawk. I mean, there are a few, but nothing like the other two (aside from the Teaching Grammar).
EDIT: A screw it, I'm going with Cayuga. I remember telling Bingles a month or two ago that's what I would do, so that's what I'm going to do!
vijayjohn wrote:Including Onondaga? I seem to be having trouble finding evidence that they do. I'm not totally sure about Oneida either, although I think they have it, too.
Bingles wrote:vijayjohn wrote:Including Onondaga? I seem to be having trouble finding evidence that they do. I'm not totally sure about Oneida either, although I think they have it, too.
Mmm, ok maybe not all but I hear it being said from lots of people of different nations!
księżycowy wrote:On a separate note, after a comment or two by Vijay I did some digging around and have discovered that the Métis are considered an Aboriginal people by Canada, so I think Michif should be considered a NAIL. If it's good enough for Canada, it's good enough for me!
I've asked the admins to move the thread.
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