LINGUIST List 8.1052

Mon Jul 14 1997

Confs: Salish and Neighboring Lang

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  1. T. Montler, Conf. on Salish and Neighboring Langauges Program

Message 1: Conf. on Salish and Neighboring Langauges Program

Date: Mon, 14 Jul 1997 09:37:24 CST6CDT
From: T. Montler <>
Subject: Conf. on Salish and Neighboring Langauges Program

32 International Conference on
Salish and Neighboring Languages
Port Angeles, Washington
August 7-9, 1997

More conference information can be found at:


Session 1A: 9:30am-12:30pm Thursday August 7
Jacilee Wray 'Native Tribes on the Olympic Peninsula'
Jamie Valadez 'Videos documenting northwest traditions'

Session 1B: 9:30am-12:30pm Thursday August 7
Judith Berman 'George Hunt and *The social organization and the
secret societies of the Kwakiutl Indians*'
Henry Zenk 'The *Le petit Catechisme des Indiens*, 1863: Manuscript of
a Roman Catholic Catechism in Chinook Jargon'
Dawn Bates 'Semantic Roles and referent tracking in Martha Lamont's
*Pheasant and Raven*'
Toby C. S. Langen 'On the predictability of Martha Lamont's *Pheasant
and Raven*'
Hank Nater 'Is Nuxalk /-uks/ a Chinook suffix?'

Session 2A: 2:00pm-5:00pm Thursday August 7

Bill John 'Teaching a native language in the public school'
Dave Wells 'Museums and community: language, culture, positive change
and planning'
Bill Lewis 'Intergenerational language transmission'
Denny Hertata 'How the Washington state law promoting native language
instruction, preservation and revitalization can work for tribes'

Session 2B: 2:00pm-5:00pm Thursday August 7
M. Dale Kinkade 'Cowlitz (Salish) place names'
Pamela M. Brooks 'John Peabody Harrington's Klallam and Chemakum 
place names'
Susan J. Blake 'Another look at passives in Sliammon (Salish)'
Honore Watanabe 'Mainland Comox "plurals": a working paper'
Richard A. Demers 'Negation and assignment of arguments in Lummi'

Session 3A: 9:30am-12:30pm Friday August 8
Joyce Silverthorne 'Achieving credentials for the teaching of native
Bill James 'The Lummi language program'
Barbara Toywelch 'Tsimshian language curriculum development and
teaching strategies'
Richard Demers 'Linguist, user-friendly teaching'

Session 3B: 9:30am-12:30pm Friday August 8
Brent D. Galloway 'Nooksack pronouns, transitivity, and control'
Tonya N. Stebbins 'Reanalysis and the Coast Tsimshian lexicon'
Mercedes Q. Hinkson and Susan Norwood 'A note on the interaction
between predicate semantics and lexical suffixes'

Paul Kroeber 'Wh-question particles in some languages of the southern
northwest coast'
David Beck 'Mosan III: a problem of remote common proximity'

Session 4A: 2:00pm-5:00pm Friday August 8
Bruce Miller 'The Skokomish total language immersion program'
Elders' Panel `Protocol for various cultural events such as canoe
landings, potlatches, name giving, funerals, etc.'

Session 4B: 2:00pm-5:00pm Friday August 8
Nicola J. Bessell 'St'it'imcets vowels and consonants: a phonetic
Henry Davis, I-Ju Sandra Lai and Lisa Matthewson 'Cedar roots
and singing detectives: attributive modification in Salish and
Anthony Mattina and Sarah Peterson 'Diminutives in
Nancy Mattina 'Moses-Columbia imperative constructions:
a working paper'
Sarah Thomason 'Plurals and transitivity in Montana Salish'

Session 5: 9:00am-Noon Saturday August 9
Business meeting and Late papers

Panel discussion 'The role of linguists and native language teachers
in the preservation, instruction, and revitalization of native

Helen Harrison '"Qatawas" documentary film'
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