Thursday, June 30, 2005

Northwest Coast Indian Haida Language Dictionary

The most extensive written record of the Northwest Coast Indian Haida language is now available in print in the form of a dictionary. This dictionary contains numerous features, among them word form variations, the class of each word and examples of word usage. This 2,126 page dictionary of the Haida language was published by The Alaska Native Language Center and is in two volumes. The books cost $279 and is described as a complete a record of the Northwest Coast Indian language as is possible.

To see more on culture of this region, see Northwest Coast Indian Art articles.

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