Editor: James Kari
Editor: Ben A. Potter
Paperback: ISBN: 0000419354 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 40.00
A special issue of APUA devoted to the evidence for a language connection between the Old and new Worlds. Implications for genetics, prehistory, and culture change are also explored.
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Editors Introduction: -The Dene-Yeniseian Connection: Bridging Asia and North America (James Kari and Ben A. Potter)
Part 1. The Evidence for Dene-Yeniseian -The Dene-Yeniseian Hypothesis: An Introduction (Bernard Comrie) -A Siberian Link with Na-Dene Languages (Edward J. Vajda) -Yeniseian, Na-Dene, and Historical Linguistics (Edward J. Vajda)
Part 2. The Interdisciplinary Context for Dene-Yeniseian -Genes across Beringia: A Physical Anthropological Perspective on the Dene-Yeniseian Hypothesis (G. Richard Scott and Dennis O'Rourke) -Archaeological Patterning in Northeast Asia and Northwest North America: An Examination of the Dene-Yeniseian Hypothesis (Ben A. Potter) -The Palatal Series in Athabascan-Eyak-Tlingit, with an Overview of the Basic Sound Correspondences (Jeff Leer) -The Concept of Geolinguistic Conservatism in Na-Dene Prehistory (James Kari) -Dene-Yeniseian and Processes of Deep Change in Kin Terminologies (John W. Ives, Sally Rice, and Edward J. Vajda) -Selecting Separate Episodes of the Peopling of the New World: Beringian- Subarctic-Eastern North American Folklore Links (Yuri E. Berezkin) -Comparison of a Pair of Ket and Diné (Navajo) Myth Motifs (Alexandra Kim- Maloney)
Part 3. Commentaries on the Dene-Yeniseian Hypothesis -On the First Substantial Trans-Bering Language Comparison (Eric P. Hamp) -Proving Dene-Yeniseian Genealogical Relatedness (Johanna Nichols) -Yeniseian: Siberian Intruder or Remnant? (Michael Fortescue) -Transitivity Indicators, Historical Scenarios, and Sundry Dene-Yeniseian Notes (Andrej A. Kibrik) -Dene-Yeniseian, Phonological Substrata and Substratic Place Names (Willem J. de Reuse) -Dene-Yeniseian, Migration and Prehistory (John W. Ives) -The Dene Arrival in Alaska (Don Dumond)
Appendices -Appendix A Orthographic Conventions for Yeniseian and Na-Dene (compiled by James Kari) -Appendix B Symbols and Abbreviations