ICSNL Volumes

This page contains all ICSNL volumes. Volume from 1966 to 1999 are formally part of the Kinkade Collection. Volumes from 2000 onward are published by UBCWPL, as indicated by their UBCWPL publication number.

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The Fifty-Fourth International Conference on Salish and Neighbouring Languages was hosted by the University of Victoria, July 29–30, 2019. Editors: D. K. E. Reisinger and Gloria Mellesmoen.

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The Fifty-Third International Conference on Salish and Neighbouring Languages was hosted by Whatcom Museum, August 10–11, 2018. Editors: Marianne Huijsmans, Roger Lo, Oksana Tkachman, and Daniel Reisinger.

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The Fifty-Second International Conference on Salish and Neighbouring Languages was hosted by Simon Fraser University, BC, August 19–20, 2017. Editors: Andrei Anghelescu, Michael Fry, Marianne Huijsmans, and Daniel Reisinger.

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The Fifty-First International Conference on Salish and Neighbouring Languages was hosted by the Tla’amin First Nation, BC, August 13–14, 2016. Editors: Marianne Huijsmans, Thomas J. Heins, Oksana Tkachman, and Natalie Weber.

  • Frontmatter, pp. i–vi.
  • Carl Alexander, Keith Langergraber, and John Lyon, "The Flooding of the Upper Bridge River Valley: St’át’imcets Narratives and an Artist’s Exhibition", pp. 1–17.
  • Sonya Bird, "A phonetic study of the “K sounds” across generations of SENĆOŦEN speakers", pp. 19–36.
  • Henry Davis and Lisa Matthewson, "Against all expectations: The meaning of St’át’imcets séna7", pp. 37–67.
  • John Hamilton Davis, "Two explanations in Comox by Tommy Paul", pp. 69–77.
  • Sʔímlaʔxʷ Michele Johnson and St̓aʔqʷálqs Hailey Causton, "Nsyilxcn Elder documentation for language learners: A call for collaboration", pp. 79–92.
  • Hyung-Soo Kim and Dwight Gardiner, "The truncated reduplication in Tillamook and Shuswap: Weakening by synergy of dissimilation and cluster simplification", pp. 93–107.
  • Hank Nater, "A short note on Lillooet and Tahltan shared lexicon", pp. 109–121.
  • David Douglas Robertson, "An etymology for skookum, and endangered Salish metaphors", pp. 123–136.
  • Susan Russell, Elizabeth Phillips, and Vivian Williams, "Telling stories in a Halq’emelem conversation: Doing beginnings and a bit about endings", pp. 137–170.
  • Katie Sardinha, "Kwak’wala Weather Predicates", pp. 171–202.
  • Jan P. van Eijk, "The barrier breached: Ongoing cooperations between native speakers and linguists", pp. 203–210.
  • Jan P. van Eijk, "Máhyeqs and the mouse: A Lillooet story", pp. 211–217.

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The Fiftieth International Conference on Salish and Neighbouring Languages was co-hosted by the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC and the Simon Fraser University First Nations Language Centre, Burnaby, BC, August 5–7, 2015. Editors: Natalie Weber, Erin Guntly, Zoe Lam, and Sihwei Chen.

      • Frontmatter (includes Preface and Introduction for the 50th year), pp. i–ix

Part I: Phonetics and phonology

Part II: Syntax and semantics

Part III: Neighbouring languages

Part IV: Collaborations, indigenous voices, and stories

Part V: Additional contributions

The Forty-Ninth International Conference on Salish and Neighbouring Languages was hosted by the Coeur d'Alene Casino, Worley, Idaho, August 2-3, 2014. Editors: Natalie Weber, Emily Sadlier-Brown, and Erin Guntly.

Edited by Joel Dunham, Patrick Littell, and John Lyon

Edited by Joel Dunham, John Lyon and Natalie Weber

Edited by John Lyon and Joel Dunham

Edited by Joel Dunham and John M. Lyon

Edited by Christiana Christodoulou and John M. Lyon

Edited by Kristin M. Jóhannsdóttir and Martin A. Oberg

Edited by Masaru Kiyota, James J. Thompson & Noriko Yamane-Tanaka

Edited by J. C. Brown, M. Kiyota and T. Peterson

Edited by J. C. Brown & Tyler Peterson

Table of Contents

An introduction to the articles from the University of Leiden in this volume