Leona Dick

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The two branches of Western Numic are the Mono and Northern Paiute languages. We argue that this taxonomic structure did not arise as usually assumed in historical linguistics, through increased differentiation brought about by changes internal to each branch, but rather that diffusion between Western and Central Numic played a crucial role in forming the(More)
Presented is the third version of a low-cost bimanual rehabilitation system designed for in-home use by post stroke patients to improve hand and upper extremity function. Companion virtual reality software is still in development. The mechanical characterization and healthy subject (n=24) testing of the system sensors is described. These sensors include(More)
The proprioceptive mechanistic model of somatic dysfunction proposed by Korr is accepted as the neurophysiologic basis of counterstrain by the developer of that manipulative technique. We suggest that the physician should also take into account the physical damage, if any, that the original trauma produced. We propose that with tissue injury, nociceptive(More)
1 The data in this article comes primarily from my own fieldwork on the variety of Northern Paiute spoken at Mono Lake in eastern California (Lee Vining, California) and immediately to the north in Bridgeport and Coleville, California, and Sweetwater, Nevada. In addition to the Mono Lake dialect, there are several other closely related dialects spoken(More)
INTRODUCTION The Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies) of Halton Region have been historically under-surveyed, especially when compared with both odonate work in nearby areas (in 2000 Peel Region had 71 documented species, Metropolitan Toronto had 81, while Halton had only 49 [Cading & Brownell 2000)), and with work within Halton on other groups (e.g.(More)
Northern Paiute (Numic, Uto-Aztecan: western United States) has two strategies for constructing nonsubject relative clauses. In INTERNALLY-HEADED RELATIVE CLAUSES, the head noun is contained inside the relative clause, while in EXTERNALLY-HEADED RELATIVE CLAUSES, it occurs outside of it. Why does Northern Paiute have precisely these two relativization(More)
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