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  The Dakelh Language
Dakelh is spoken in the central interior of British Columbia.
Dakelh territory includes the area along the Fraser River from north of Prince George to south of Quesnel, the Nechako Valley, the areas around Stuart Lake, Trembleur Lake, and Fraser Lake, and the region along the West Road and Blackwater Rivers, west to the Coast Range, including the Kluskus Lakes, Ootsa Lake and Cheslatta Lake.
In Dakelh, the language may be referred to either as Dakelh or by means of a compound with the word for language: dakelhghuni (Nak'albun/Dzinghubun dialect), Dakelhghunik (Stellako dialect), Dakelhghunek (all other dialects).
www.ydli.org /langs/dakelh.htm   (428 words)

 Fraser Basin Council - Regions
It is in the territory of the Dakelh Carrier First Nation, and the confluence of the Stuart and Nechako rivers was the site of the ancient village of Chunlac.
The name comes from the Dakelh (Carrier) term Incha-Khoh meaning "big river." Homesteaders reached the area early in the 20th century; one tiny settlement, Nechacco, took its name from the river.
Prince George, known as BC's northern capital, is a bustling city of over 75,000 situated at the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako Rivers, almost exactly in the geographic center of British Columbia.
www.fraserbasin.bc.ca /regions/ufr.html   (1585 words)

The Dakelh (along with Sekani, Babine, and Chilcotin) are Athabascan.
The first written reference to Carrier people, in the journal of Sir Alexander Mackenzie, uses the term "Nagailer".
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www.ufaqs.com /wiki/en/da/Dakelh.htm   (725 words)

The Dakelh (pronounced Ka-kelh) or Carrier are an indigenous people of a large portion of the central interior of British Columbia, Canada.
The original language of the Dakelh people is the Carrier language, however it is now endagered.
The Dakelh people now consist of several First Nations and Bands.
www.measuroo.com /eth-D/Dakelh.php   (91 words)

 Dr. Sonya Bird
I wrote my dissertation on the phonetics and phonology of intervocalic consonants in the Lheidli dialect of Dakelh (Carrier), an Athapaskan language spoken in British Columbia.
After finishing my PhD, I returned to UBC as a post-doc to study the phonetic properties of glottalised resonants in St’át’imcets (Lillooet), an Interior Salish language also spoken in British Columbia.
Bird, S. "Dakelh ejectives: evidence for new ways of classifying sounds".
web.uvic.ca /ling/faculty/sbird.htm   (483 words)

 Dakelh - Research the news about Dakelh - from HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Some Dakelh women started to froth at the mouth when...
Annihilation of both place and sense of place: the experience of the Cheslatta T'En Canadian First Nation within the context of large-scale environmental projects.
Before the coming of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway in 1914, only the Dakelh people and a few hardy trappers lived here.
www.highbeam.com /library/search.asp?refid=LEXICOM&q=Dakelh   (200 words)

 Yinka Dene and Dakelh
The people usually known in English as Carrier call themselves Dakelh and prefer to be known by this term.
Carrier is a translation of the Sekani name for Dakelh people, Aghele.
Another term sometimes found in older literature is Taculli, with variant spellings such as Takulie.
www.ydli.org /dakinfo/namedak.htm   (255 words)

 Nechako Home Page
This part of British Columbia is homeland of the Dakelh (da-kelh) people.
The Dakelh people are more commonly known as "Carrier Indians".
The Carriers received their name from the custom involving dead warriors.
www.nechakolearningladder.com   (415 words)

 Dakelh   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Les Carriers sont le peuple indigène d'une large partie du centre de la Colombie Britannique.
Ils se nomment eux-même Dakelh, ce qui signifie « ceux qui se déplacent en bateau ».
Le mot « Carrier » ("Porteur" en anglais) est la traduction du nom que leur ont donné les Sekani, que les Européens ont rencontré avant les Dakelh.
www.cyberspecialistes.com /index.php/Dakelh   (154 words)

She started working on the Dakelh language with the Carrier Linguistic Committee in Fort Saint James in the 1960s.
After pioneering the introduction of Dakelh (Carrier) language instruction in public schools in northern B.C., Bird taught the language at the primary and secondary school levels and at the University of Northern British Columbia.
In additions, she co-authored the first modern Dakelh dictionary, Central Carrier Bilingual Dictionary (1974), a dictionary of the Nak’albun/Dzinghubun (Stuart/Trembleur Lake) dialect containing about 3000 entries.
www.abcbookworld.com /?state=view_author&author_id=7159   (424 words)

 Dakelh - Definition, explanation
The Dakelh or Carrier are the indigenous people of a large portion of the central interior of British Columbia.
They call themselves Dakelh, meaning "people who go around in boats".
Information about the Yinka Dene Language Institute and the Dakelh (Carrier) language.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/d/da/dakelh.php   (280 words)

 Dakelh Test Page
To see if your computer and syllabics font can view Unicode Dakelh characters properly, compare the graphic on the left to the text on the right.
If the characters on each side match, your computer can display Dakelh.
Any characters coloured red have not been standardised in Unicode, so they will appear only in languagegeek.com fonts.
www.languagegeek.com /testpage/dakelh_test.html   (66 words)

 Carrier Syllabary
In the 1960s, the Carrier Linguistic Committee in Fort St James developed an alternative writing system based on the Latin alphabet.
This system is now the most popular writing system for Dakelh.
Dulkw'ahke (Carrier), an Athabascan language spoken by 3,600 people in central British Columbia, Canada.
www.omniglot.com /writing/carrier.htm   (179 words)

 Dakelh - Definitions from Dictionary.com
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