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Title: Chew's Vocabulary of Tuscarora
Written By: William Chew
Gilbert Rockwood
URL: http://www.evolpub.com/ALR/ALRbooks.html
Series Title: American Language Reprints Series
Description:

This 350 word vocabulary was commissioned by Henry Schoolcraft and filled by William Chew and Gilbert Rockwood in 1845, at the Tuscarora Mission in New York State. This edition makes use of both published versions in Schoolcraft's Report to the Secretary of State (1846) and Notes on the Iroquois (1847). Also included is a 100 word vocabulary of Tuscarora prepared by Nicholas and James Cassick of the War Department, printed in Albert Gallatin's Synopsis of the Indian Tribes (1836).

The American Language Reprints (ALR) series is dedicated to preserving and consolidating early primary source records of Native American languages with the goal of making them more accessible and readily available to the academic community. For a complete listing of the series, visit: http://www.evolpub.com/ALR/ALRbooks.html

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Evolution Publishing
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Tuscarora
Language Family(ies): Iroquoian
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1889758264
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 71
Prices: $30.00