Publication details [#30252]
Day, Gordon M. 1996. Western Abenaki dictionary, Volume 1: Abenaki-English; Volume 2: English-Abenaki. (Mercury). Ottawa: Canadian Museum of Civilization. lxxi + 538; lxviii + 460 pp.
Book – monograph
Language as a subject
This dictionary of Western Abenaki also discusses the origins of the St. Francis Indians, the main features of linguistic variation, the rules regarding the inclusion of loanwords and also pictures the richness of Abenaki culture both in the discussion of environmental features, and in the documentation of the linguistic means used to assimilate new items, esepecially from French-Canadian culture.