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Title: Proceedings of the 2005 Dene Languages Conference
Edited By: Suzanne C Gessner
URL: http://www.uaf.edu/anlc/pubs/wp.html
Description:

The Alaska Native Language Center is pleased to announce the publication of
the Proceedings of the 2005 Dene (Athabaskan) Languages Conference, edited
by Susanne Gessner.

The following papers are included:

The Slave particle gha: A case of grammaticalization
by Allison Benner

Deg Xinag third person pronouns and pronominal prefixes
by Sharon Hargus

Stress in polysyllabic morphemes: Sekani and Deg Xinag
by Sharon Hargus

Inflection versus derivation and the template for Athabaskan verb morphology
by Andrej A. Kibrik

Template-induced prefix deletion, accommodation, and shunting in Western Apache
by Willem J. de Reuse

A Tsilhqut'in narrative: Scenes from Lindesch'osh across disciplines
by Linda Smith

Phonology and phonetics in Ahtna syllable codas
by Siri G. Tuttle

Roles of auxiliary verbs in Kaska and their interaction with the aspectual
and modal systems
by Nicholas Welch

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Copies are available from ANLC for $10.00 plus shipping.

Alaska Native Language Center
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Box 757680
Fairbanks, AK 99775
(907) 474-7874 [voice]
(907) 474-6586 [fax]
fyanlp@uaf.edu

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Alaska Native Language Center
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Apache, Western
Degexit'an
Kaska
Slavey, North
Sekani
Slavey, South
Language Family(ies): Athapaskan
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN: n/a
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 152
Prices: U.S. $ 10.00