This book will be of interest to a wide variety of readers - members of the Nooksack Tribe, general readers interested in the origins and history of place names or the peoples and cultures of the Northwest Coast, and students and scholars of anthropology, geography, linguistics, history, law, resource allocation, and botany.
Allan Richardson is a consulting anthropologist, retired from teaching at Whatcom Community College, Bellingham, Washington. Brent Galloway is a professor emeritus at the First Nations University of Canada in Regina. Foremost experts in their fields, they have thirty years of experience locating, visiting, and documenting Nooksack places.
Nooksack Phonemes and Orthographic Conventions Part 1: About This Book and Its Sources 1 Introduction 2 Major Sources and Their Interpretation Part 2: Nooksack Place Names 3 Introduction and Phonological Comments 4 Analysis of the Place Names Part 3: Geography, Semantics, and Culture 5 Naming Patterns 6 Conclusion References