Chipewyan Texts I

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Database ID27823
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Libraries Special Collections
Fonds/CollectionFanggui Li Collection
File/Item ReferenceTexts I
Date of creationJuly 1928
Physical description/extent1 notebook; 60 pages
Number of images67
Historical noteThe Li Collection is comprised of 10 volumes containing stories in Dene collected in northern Alberta in 1928 by linguist Fanggui Li. Recorded in the field, these texts consist of phonetic transcriptions of stories elicited from Francois Mandeville and Baptiste Ferrier, with interlinear English translations.
Scope and contentIncludes stories and interlinear translations of: "How the Indian children were taught;" "Fishing;" "How copper was first found" (this story continues in the next notebook).
Restrictions on accessThere are no restrictions on access.
Other terms governing use and reproductionResearchers must contact the American Philosophical Society for permission to use or reproduce these documents. Permission given by APS to provide these digital copies.
Primary MediaTextual documents
Specific document typesField notes
Provenance Access PointLi, Fannui (Fang-Kuei), 1902-1987
Location of originalsAmerican Philosophical Society, MS. Coll. 119.
Treaty boundariesTreaty 8
Cultural regionSubarctic
NamesMandeville, Francois
SubjectLanguages and Linguistics
Culture -- Literature/ Storytelling
Dene - Chipewyan
Date Range(s)1920-1929
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