32nd International Conference on Salish and Neighboring Languages

Port Angeles, Washington

August 7-9, 1997


Session 1A: 9:30am-12:30pm Thursday August 7

Jacilee Wray Native Tribes on the Olympic Peninsula

Jamie Valadez Videos documenting northwest traditions

Session 1B: 9:30am-12:30pm Thursday August 7

Henry Zenk The Le petit Catéchisme des Indiens, 1863: Manuscript of a Roman Catholic Catechism in Chinook Jargon

Dawn Bates Semantic Roles and referent tracking in Martha Lamont's Pheasant and Raven

Toby C. S. Langen On the predictability of Martha Lamont's Pheasant and Raven

Session 2A: 2:00pm-5:00pm Thursday August 7

Bill John Teaching a native language in the public school

Dave Wells Museums and community: language, culture, positive change and planning

Session 2B: 2:00pm-5:00pm Thursday August 7

M. Dale Kinkade Cowlitz (Salish) place names

Pamela M. Brooks John Peabody Harrington's Klallam and Chemakum place names

Susan J. Blake Another look at passives in Sliammon (Salish)

Honoré Watanabe Mainland Comox "plurals": a working paper

Richard A. Demers Negation and assignment of arguments in Lummi

Session 3A: 9:30am-12:30pm Friday August 8

Joyce Silverthorne Achieving credentials for the teaching of native language

Bill James The Lummi language program

Barbara Toywelch Tsimshian language curriculum development and teaching strategies

Richard Demers Linguist, user-friendly teaching

Session 3B: 9:30am-12:30pm Friday August 8

Brent D. Galloway Nooksack pronouns, transitivity, and control

Tonya N. Stebbins Reanalysis and the Coast Tsimshian lexicon

Mercedes Q. Hinkson and Susan Norwood A note on the interaction between predicate semantics and lexical suffixes

Paul Kroeber Wh-question particles in some languages of the southern northwest coast

Session 4A: 2:00pm-5:00pm Friday August 8

Bruce Miller The Skokomish total language immersion program

Elders' Panel Protocol for various cultural events such as canoe landings, potlatches, name giving, funerals, etc.

Session 4B: 2:00pm-5:00pm Friday August 8

Henry Davis, I-Ju Sandra Lai and Lisa Matthewson Cedar roots and singing detectives: attributive modification in Salish and English

Anthony Mattina and Sarah Peterson Diminutives in Colville-Okanagan

Nancy Mattina Moses-Columbia imperative constructions: a working paper

William H. Jacobsen, Jr. Makah ablaut and reduplication patterns

Session 5: 9:00am-Noon Saturday August 9

Business meeting

Elders' Panel continued from session 4A