Contest: Win Squamish Language Dictionary

Posted by on Aug 25, 2011 in News | No Comments
Contest: Win Squamish Language Dictionary is offer­ing a spe­cial con­test to win a spe­cial “Squamish Lan­guage Dic­tio­nary” pub­lished by the Squamish Nation. A lit­tle more about “Skwxwu7mesh Snichim-Xweliten Snichim Skexwts / Squamish-English Dic­tio­nary”: This dic­tio­nary is the first pub­lished com­pi­la­tion by the Squamish Nation of Skwxwu7mesh Snichim, one of ten Coast Sal­ish lan­guages. This dic­tio­nary builds on over 100 years of …

S7ulh Sníchim

Posted by on Aug 24, 2011 in News | No Comments
S7ulh Sníchim

Our Lan­guage I tiwa Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Sníchim kwis stl’i7yap tal7nexw.  Na mi kaws ta Sḵwx̱wú7mesh swá7amschet, tiná7 tkwi kwek­wín.  Iyi­men­tu­mulh kwis tal7tchet ta skẃalwen iy ntá7awn tl’a aw̓t stélmexw.  Na mi k’anátsut ta sníchim­chet.  Mi chexw ch’awatumulh kwis tal7tnexwas ittí! (“This here is the Squamish lan­guage that you all want to learn.  It comes down from …