Bibliography of Materials on the
Heiltsuk Language

Heiltsuk (Bella Bella) and Oowekeeno (Owikyala) are considered to be dialects of the same language, a language that has no traditional name.

Boas, Franz (1928)
Bella Bella Texts. (Columbia University Contributions to Anthropology 5).

Boas, Franz (1932)
Bella Bella Tales. (Memoirs of the American Folklore Society 25).

Howe, Darin Matthew (2000)
Oowekyala Segmental Phonology. Ph.D. dissertation, The University of British Columbia.

Rath, John C. (1974)
"On the phonological description of the Heiltsuk language," in Dutch contributions to the 9th International Conference on Salish languages. pp. 39-75.

Rath, John C. (1981)
A Practical Heiltsuk-English Dictionary. Ottawa: National Museum of Man. (Canadian Ethnology Service, Mercury Series Paper No. 75).

Wilson, Stephen (1987)
"The Development of Tones in Heiltsuk," Berkeley Linguistics Society 13.321-329.

Windsor, Evelyn Walkus (1982)
Oowekeeno Oral Traditions as Told by the Late Chief Simon Walkus, Sr. edited by Susanne Hilton and John Rath. Ottawa: National Museum of Man. Mercury Series 84.


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