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By Stephen Riggs, John D. Nichols

Lengthy out of print, this vintage paintings at the Dakota language bargains wide info on Dakota grammar and encompasses a bilingual choice of Dakota myths. Dakota Grammar provides 3 interrelating features of language and tradition, starting with an in depth description of the Santee dialect of the Dakota language and its grammar. The texts of conventional tales, as mentioned in Dakota by means of local audio system, are observed via complete English translations. Riggs additionally presents an ethnographic evaluation of assorted facets of Dakota tradition and heritage that reinforces the price of this e-book to all scholars of Dakota. A useful significant other to either Riggs's A Dakota-English Dictionary (MHS Press) and John P. Williamson's An English-Dakota Dictionary (MHS Press), this quantity lives on as a major resource for the renovation and revitalization of Dakota tradition.

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