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Thompson Language (Nlaka'pamux)

Thompson Salish, known to its own speakers as Nlaka'pamux or Ntlaka'pamux, is a Salishan language.
It is spoken by 500 people in British Columbia.

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Thompson Language
Thompson language samples and resources.

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

Thompson Legends
Introduction to Thompson mythology.

Nlaka'pamux Language Resources

Thompson Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions

First Nations Languages of British Columbia: Thompson
     Profile and linguistic bibliography of Thompson from the Yinka Dene Language Institute.
     Thompson orthography and text example.
Nihalkampx Language Plaque
     Canadian human rights tribute written in Nlha7kapmx (Thompson).
Ntlakapmuk Prayers:
    Thompson Indian translation of the Hail Mary prayer.
     Demographic information about the Thompson language from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Pacific Northwest Language Domains:
     Language map of Thompson and other Northwest Coast languages of Washington, Oregon and California.
Abenaki Language Tree:
    Theories about Abenaki's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Thompson Language Structures:
    Thompson linguistic profile and academic bibliography.

Thompson Dictionaries, Audio Tapes and Language Resources
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Thompson River Salish Dictionary
     Nlaka'pamux dictionary for sale online.
Stylized Characters' Speech in Thompson Salish Narrative
     Linguistics book for sale on language codes in Thompson Salish.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

Lengua Thompson:
Information on the Thompson language in Spanish.
Thompson links.
Thompson Tribe:
Thompson Indian books.

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