Bibliography of Materials on the
Nisga'a Language
Belvin, Robert (1984)
Nisgha Syntax and the Ergativity Hypothesis. Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of British Columbia.

Belvin, Robert (1985)
"Nisgha Syntax and the Ergativity Hypothesis: an Analysis Using the Government and Binding Model," International Conference on Salishan and Neighboring Languages 20.25-76.

Belvin, Robert (1990)
"Ergativity and Accusativity in Nisgha Syntax," Berkeley Linguistics Society 16s.3-18.

Belvin, Robert (1990)
"Person Markers and Patterns of Case Assignment in Nisgha," International Conference on Salishan and Neighboring Languages 25.17-36.

Boas, Franz (1902)
Tsimshian Texts. Washington: Bureau of American Ethnology. Bulletin 27.

Boas, Franz (1911)
"Tsimshian," Handbook of American Indian Languages Bulletin No. 40, part I. pp. 287-422.

Jelinek, Eloise (1986)
"The Ergativity Hypothesis and the Argument Hierarchy in Nisgha," International Conference on Salishan and Neighboring Languages 21.7-17.

Rigsby, Bruce J. (1975)
"Nass-Gitskan: An Analytic Ergative Syntax," International Journal of American Linguistics 41.346-354.

Rood, David S. (1977)
"Against artificial tree branches: Another look at Nass-Gitskan syntax," International Journal of American Linguistics 43.218-224.

Sapir, Edward (1920)
"Nass River terms of relationship," American Anthropologist 22.261-71.

Tarpent, Marie-Lucie (1982)
"Ergative and Accusative: A Single Representation of Grammatical Relations with Evidence from Nishga," Working Papers of the Linguistic Circle of Victoria 2/1.50-106.

Tarpent, Marie-Lucie (1983)
"The Evolution of the Nishga Counting System: A Window on Cultural Change," Working papers of the Linguistic Circle of Victoria 3/1.60-86.

Tarpent, Marie-Lucie (1983)
"Morphophonemics of Nishga Plural Formation: A Step Towards Proto-Tsimshian Reconstruction," Kansas Working Papers in Linguistics 8/2.123-214.

Tarpent, Marie-Lucie (ed.) (1986)
Haniimagoonisgum Algaxhl Nisga'a. Nisgha Phrase Dictionary. New Aiyansh, British Columbia: School District 92.

Tarpent, Marie-Lucie (1986)
"Nisgha Possessives," International Conference on Salishan and Neighboring Languages 21.18-34.

Tarpent, Marie-Lucie (1987)
"Between Ergative and Accusative Syntax: Lessons from Nisgha/English Syntactic Interference," International Conference on Salishan and Neighboring Languages 22.149-171.

Tarpent, Marie-Lucie (1988)
"Below the Surface of Nisgha Syntax: Arguments and Adjuncts," International Conference on Salishan and Neighboring Languages 23.

Tarpent, Marie-Lucie (1987)
A Grammar of the Nisgha Language. Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Victoria.

Tarpent, Marie-Lucie (1990)
"Nisgha Vowel Alternations," International Conference on Salishan and Neighboring Languages 25.313-336.

Tarpent, Marie-Lucie (1991)
"The morpheme e and the mysteries of Nisgha Syntax," International Conference on Salishan and Neighboring Languages 26.317-345.

Tarpent, Marie-Lucie (1996)
"Reattaching Tsimshianic to Penutian," Survey of California and Other Indian Languages 9.91-112.

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