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Title: A Vocabulary of Wyandot
Written By: John Johnston
Benjamin Smith Barton
Series Title: American Language Reprints

This volume contains 145 words of Wyandot collected by Col. John Johnston in 1819. Johnston was an Indian agent and "beloved friend" who was associated with the Wyandot and Shawnee tribes in Ohio for over 50 years. The volume also includes a smaller sample of about 40 Wyandot words collected by Benjamin Smith Barton in the late 18th century. Also included are three sets Wyandot numerals collected by Conrad Weiser (1755), William Walker (1851), and Samuel Haldeman (1847).

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Evolution Publishing
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Wyandot
Language Family(ies): Iroquoian
Northern Iroquoian
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1889758329
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 45
Prices: $28