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The Thompson language
Laurence C. & M. Terry Thompson



Stylized characters' speech in Thompson Salish narrative
Steven M. Egesdal



American Indian linguistics and ethnography in honor of Laurence C. Thompson
Anthony Mattina & Timothy Montler, eds.





A grammar of Bella Coola
Philip W. Davis & Ross Saunders

Dora Noyes DeSautel ɬaʔ kɬcaptíkʷɬ.
Anthony Mattina & Madeline DeSautel, eds.





Salish etymological dictionary
Aert H. Kuipers



Studies in Salish Linguistics in honor of M. Dale Kinkade
Donna B. Gerdts & Lisa Mattewson, eds.



Cowlitz dictionary and grammatical Sketch
M. Dale Kinkade



Lushootseed reader with English Translations Volume III.  Four stories from Martha Lamont
Thom Hess






Lawrence Nicodemus’s Coeur d’Alene dictionary in root format
John Lyon & Rebecca Green-Wood, eds.

A Festschrift for Thomas M. Hess on the occasion of his seventieth birthday
David Beck, ed.

 nɬeʔkèpmxcín: Thompson River Salish Speech
Steven M. Egesdal,
M. Terry Thompson, Mandy Jimmie







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