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English-Dakota Dictionary

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ISBN-10: 0873512839

ISBN-13: 9780873512831

Edition: Reprint 

Authors: John P. Williamson

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The language of the Dakota people was first put into written form by missionaries who lived within and learned from the Dakota community in the Minnesota River valley. John P. Williamson (1835-1917), son of missionary Dr. Thomas S. Williamson, grew up speaking both English and Dakota, then spent most of his adult life as a missionary on the Santee Reservation in northeastern Nebraska. In 1902, he producednbsp;An English-Dakota Dictionary. A companion volume,A Dakota-English Dictionary, by Stephen R. Riggs, is also available from the Minnesota Historical Society Press. These two dictionaries preserve the older language and remian the most comprehensive and accurate lexicons available. They…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press
Publication date: 10/15/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 290
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English