David/ J. Costa
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Scope and Contents A Miami-Peoria dictionary, by Daryl Baldwin and David J. Costa. A compilation of hundreds of example sentences drawn from the original records illustrating the use of words in the Miami-Peoria language. Word-building processes are accompanied by illustrations, plus dialect information, place names, and an extensive guide to the pronunciation and spelling of the language can all be found. An essential tool for students of the Miami-Peoria language, as well as for people studying the culture of...
Scope and Contents The first in a series of booklets produced for Myaamia (Miami) language learners intended for practical and useful language learning. Focusing on common phrases used in daily situations, rather than basic vocabulary or individual words, the book also includes chapters with common commands, sample conversations, and a wordlist (glossary) compiled alphabetically in Myaamia. Instructions in English. Examples in Myaamia translated to English.
Myammia and Peoria narratives and winter stories / Myaamia neehi peewaalia aacimoona neehi aalhsoohkaana, 2010
Scope and Contents Original Myaamia and Peoria narratives and winter stories by Frank Beaver, George Finley, Gabriel Godfroy, Sarah Jane Cass Keiser, William Pecongah, Thomas Richardville, William Skye, Nancy Stand, Elizabeth Vallier, Sarah Wadsworth, and other (unknown) storytellers. Edited and translated by David J. Costa with a cover design by Julie Olds and book design by Pamela Dean.