Stalking the Susquehannocks

  title={Stalking the Susquehannocks},
  author={Marianne Mithun},
  journal={International Journal of American Linguistics},
  pages={1 - 26}
  • M. Mithun
  • Published 1981
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
0. Introduction 1. Neighboring nations 2. The method of subgrouping 3. Evidence from lexical innovations 3.1. Tuscarora-Nottoway 3.2. Huron 3.3. The Five Nations languages 3.3.1. The Western languages 3.3.2. Onondaga 3.3.3. The Eastern languages 3.4. Conclusions from lexical evidence 4. Evidence from phonological innovations 4.1. Tuscarora-Nottoway 4.2. Huron 4.3. The Western languages 4.3.1. Seneca 4.3.2. Cayuga 4.4. Onondaga 4.5. The Eastern languages 4.5.1. Oneida 4.5.2. Mohawk 5… Expand
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