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Phonology, morphology, and classified word list for the Samish dialect of Straits Salish

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This volume presents a description of the phonology and morphology of the Samish dialect of the Straits Salish language, together with a text and word list, classified by semantic domain, of the same language. The preface discusses the precarious survival of this little-documented dialect through the movement of two families from their homeland in the vicinity of Anacortes, Washington and adjacent islands to Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

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