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Squamish Language

Squamish is a Salishan language of British Columbia. Only a handful of elders still speak the Squamish language natively, but some young people are working to keep their ancestral language alive.





Squamish Language
Squamish language samples and resources.

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

Squamish Legends
Introduction to Squamish mythology.



Squamish Language Resources

Squamish Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions

Squamish Indian Language * Squamish Orthography * Squamish Phonology * Squamish Text:
    Scanned-in Squamish language materials from the Rosetta Project.
The Squamish Language
     Profile and linguistic bibliography of Squamish from the Yinka Dene Language Institute.
Language Museum: Squamish:
    Translation of a Christian prayer into Squamish.
Squamish Language Plaque
     Canadian human rights tribute written in Squamish.
Squamish Speakers Keep Language Alive
     Article on Squamish language revival efforts.
Squamish
     Demographic information about the Squamish language from the Ethnologue of Languages.

Squamish Dictionaries, Audio Tapes and Language Resources

A Report on Shuswap with a Squamish Lexical Appendix
     Linguistics book for sale on Shuswap and Squamish.

Links, References, and Additional Information

Lengua Squamish:
Information on the Squamish language in Spanish.
Squamish:
Squamish links.



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