grammar of the Cree language

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Creator Howse, Joseph
Title grammar of the Cree language
Identifier P000216
Subject Native Languages--Dictionaries, Grammars and Primers
Indians of North America--Education
Indiens d'Amérique--Amérique du Nord--Éducation
Indians of North America--Languages
Langues indiennes d'Amérique--Amérique du Nord
Notes print xix, [1], 324 p., port.; 22 cm.
Language Chipewyan
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Contributor University of Alberta
Description A link between Howse's grammar and the missionary translators at Rossville is a letter by Rev. James Evans, quoted in the preface, commending the grammar. Howse considered Cree the oldest and purest of the Algonquian languages. Royal Geographical Society is said to have contributed £50 towards publication of the 1st edition. Also published, London: Trübner & Co., 1865 (xix, [1], 324p.).
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