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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...

Phonetics and Phonology of two Northern Athabaskan Languages
Principal Investigator: Jaker, Alessandro M
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013 2012 2009 2008 2007 2005
Summary: This project is the continuation of a previous year's project, "Teaching our Yellowknives Dene Languages". The research team will produce two published materials, in each language (Dogrib and Chipewyan): an intermediate-level reader, and a verb dictionary. The reader will contain elders' stories on topics from Dene Kede, with a focus on animals: the research team would like to include at least two...

Dogrib Phonology and Variation
Principal Investigator: Causely, Trisha
Licenced Year(s): 1996
Summary: The research involves two months of fieldwork in the N.W.T. where I will be consulting with native speaker consultants of different dialect and generational groups. Rae-Edzo is the largest of the Dogrib communities, and speakers from all of the different communities are represented there. Initial data collection will come from interviews with speakers in Rae-Edzo, and possibly in other Dogrib co...