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Nuxalk Indian Language (Bella Coola)

Bella Coola (known to its own speakers as Nuxalk) is a Salishan language of the Northwest Coast. Two hundred native people still speak Nuxalk in British Columbia today.

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Nuxalk Language
Nuxalk language samples and resources.

Nuxalk Culture and History
Information and links about the Nuxalk tribe past and present.

Nuxalk Legends
Introduction to Nuxalk mythology.

Nuxalk Language Resources

Our Online Nuxalk Materials

Nuxalk Vocabulary
     Our list of vocabulary words in the Nuxalk (Bella Coola) language, with comparison to words in other Salishan languages.

Nuxalk Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions

First Nations Language Groups at the Time of European Contact:
    Linguistic map of Canada showing where Nuxalk and other Salishan languages have been spoken.
Nuxalk: Bella Coola
     Pronunciation guide to the Nuxalk language.
The Nuxalk Language
     Profile and linguistic bibliography of Nuxalk from the Yinka Dene Language Institute.
Omniglot: Nuxalk:
    Profile of the Nuxalk language including a phonological inventory, orthography and a text.
Salish Placenames:
     Pacific Northwest place names in Bella Coola, Lushootseed, Shuswap, Straits Salish, Spokane, and Coeur d'Alene.
Ethnologue: Nuxalk:
    Demographic information about the Bella Coola language.
Bella Coola Language Tree:
    Theories about Nuxalk's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Bella Coola Language Structures:
    Bella Coola linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

Nuxalk Dictionaries, Audio Tapes and Language Resources
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Nuxalk Dictionary
     Bella Coola dictionary for sale.
Native American Language Dictionaries:
    Nuxalk and other American Indian dictionaries and language materials for sale.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

Nuxalk Language:
Encyclopedia articles on Bella Coola.
Lengua Bella Coola:
Information about the Bella Coola language in Spanish.
Bella Coola Tribe:
Nuxalk links.
Learning Bella Coola:
Bibliography of Bella Coola language learning resources.

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