A Reanalysis of the Dorsey-Swanton U-Circumflex and U-Brève in Biloxi

@inproceedings{Kaufman2006ARO,
  title={A Reanalysis of the Dorsey-Swanton U-Circumflex and U-Br{\`e}ve in Biloxi},
  author={David Vincent Kaufman},
  year={2006}
}
The endangerment and rapid loss of American Indian languages over the last century has greatly increased the importance of texts and vocabularies collected by the linguistic field workers of earlier times. These trained and semi-trained linguists used transcription systems and conventions that today often require interpretation. This makes comparative phonology and grammar as well as the art and science of philology of great importance in linguistic analysis. Without these important adjuncts to… 
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    International Journal of American Linguistics
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1. The Siouan affinity of the Biloxi language was not known until 1886 when Albert S. Gatschet of the Bureau of American Ethnology rediscovered a remnant of the tribe living near Lecompte, La. At
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materials, together with Horatio Hale's Tutelo grammar,3 comprise all the published data on the three languages which comprise the Southeastern division4 of the Siouan family. These languages are all