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The Verb System of Tetsot'ine Yatie (Yellowknife): Lutselk'e, Dettah, and Ndilo dialects
Principal Investigator: Jaker, Alessandro M
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016
Summary: The goal of this project is to better understand the verb system of the Chipewyan dialects native to the area north and east of Great Slave Lake--these dialects are the most different from all other Chipewyan (Dene Suline) dialects, and are referred to (by many speakers) as Tetsot'ine Yatie. These dialects are unique in having lost many intervocalic consonants that are still pronounced in the sout...

Acoustics of Nasal Vowels in Yellowknife Dogrib and Chipewyan
Principal Investigator: Jaker, Alessandro M
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013 2012 2009 2008 2007 2005
Summary: The purpose of the Acoustics of Nasal Vowels project is to measure the phonetic properties of vowels in the dialects of Dogrib and Chipewyan spoken in Yellowknife, to see if nasal vowels are produced in a more dispersed (expanded) vowel space than oral vowels. This will tell the researchers about how exactly nasal vowels are pronounced in these languages, and whether nasal vowels are more easily ...