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Dene Languages Conference Working Papers

Editors Kayla Begay and Kayla Palakurthy gathered five working papers for the 16th edition of the ANLC's Proceedings of the Dene Languages Conference, published this summer.  

The papers are:
• “Dene Epistemologies, Kinahłdung Songs, and Lessons in Language,” by Kayla Begay
• “Glossing Dene Languages,” by Sharon Hargus, Olga Lovick, and Siri G. Tuttle
• “Expressibility of Constant Participants in Denesųłiné Linguistic Situations,” by Josh Holden and Gina McIntyre
• “Diné Bizaad (Navajo) Verb Constituency under a Learning-based Approach,” by Ignacio L. Montoya
• “The Origin of Classificatory Verb Morphologies in Na-Dene,” by Edward Vajda
The Conference was held in July 2019 in Davis, California.

The Proceedings is available for $10 from the ANLC Store

ANLC publishes Ahtna anthology

Yenida'a Tah, Ts'utsaede, K'adiide / Mythical Times, Ancient Times, Recent Times: An Anthology of Ahtna Narratives tells stories steeped in the Ahtna culture of south-central Alaska. James Kari and Siri G. Tuttle spent decades compiling, transcribing and translating the stories. Kari is a professor emeritus of linguistics, and Tuttle is a linguistics professor and director of the Alaska Native Language Center. The anthology, illustrated with photos and maps, is available for $30.00.