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Nakón-i'a wo!

Beginning Nakoda
  • Author Name: Vincent Collette (ed.) with contributions by Armand McArthur and Wilma Kennedy
  • Award Year: 2021
  • Publisher: University of Regina Press
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • ISBN: 9780889776623
  • Tags: Nominee 2021

About the Book

Written for beginning learners of Nakoda (also known as Assiniboine), this book, arranged thematically, provides a Nakoda/English lexicon, a vocabulary, a table of kinship terms, a glossary of linguistic terminology, and exercises to do after each lesson. "Beginning Nakoda" was made possible with the assistance of Elders and Language Keepers of the Nakoda Nation: Armand McArthur and Wilma Kennedy, Main Consultants; with additional contributions by Pete Bigstone, Leona Kroscamp, Freda O'Watch, and Ken Armstrong.

About the Author

Vincent Collette teaches linguistics and Nakoda at First Nations University of Canada in Regina.

2021 Book Awards