Person Indexing in Blackfoot

  title={Person Indexing in Blackfoot},
  author={Donald G. Frantz},
  journal={International Journal of American Linguistics},
  pages={50 - 58}
  • D. Frantz
  • Published 1 January 1966
  • Linguistics
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
1 Blackfoot is an Algonkian language spoken in Montana, U.S.A., and southern Alberta, Canada. There are over 5000 speakers, most of these in Alberta. Data were collected on the Blackfeet Reservation in northwestern Montana during 1961 and on the Blackfoot Reserve near Gleichen, Alberta, during 1961-63. Various native speakers acted as informants. Segmental phonemes here recognized are p, t, k, m, n, s, x, ? (these last two are contrastive in post-vocalic position only), i, a, o. w and y are… 

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