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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Vancouver B.C. : Bliss Pictures, 2010.

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General Note:
Languagues and other names by which they are referred, their language families, and where the language is spoken. Halq'eméylem: Lullaby. Halkomlem ; Salishan ; from south western B.C. to northern Washington -- Kan'azdli Dakelh: Sisters Sam. Athabaskan Carrier language; from central B.C. -- Heiltsuk: Airplane. Bella Bella ; Wakashan ; from northern central coast of B.C. -- Ktunaxa: Ktunaxa. Kootenai, Kutenai ; language isolate (no demonstrable relation to any other language) ; from B.C., Montana, Idaho -- Nsyilxc_n: Syilx Song. Nsyilxcen ; Salishan ; from Okanagan territory -- Tsilhqot'in: Mom & me. Chilcotin, Tsilhqut'in, Tsinlhqot'in, Chikhodin, Tsilkótin, Tsilkotin -- Secwepemctsin: Math class. Salishan eastern dialect ; from Chase, B.C. --
Skwxwú7mesh sníchim: City speaks. Squamish language ; Coast Salishan ; from Squamish area -- SENCOTEN: Typewriter. Saanich ; North straights Salish ; from the southern reaches of Straight of Georgia -- Nuucaanul: Earl Smith. If it is a Nootka language, then: Nootka, Kuu-chah-nulth, T'aat'aaqsapa ; Southern Wakashan language ; from west coast of Vancouver Island -- Xaad Kil: Songbringer. Haida language ; from Queen Charlotte Islands/Haida Gwaii -- Nisga'a: Ts'ak & Spelling bee. Nass, Nishga, Nishka, Niska, Nisgha, Nisqa'a ; Tsimshianic language ; from northwestern B.C. -- St'át'imcets: Spelling bee. Lillooet, Lilloet, St'at'imcets ; interior Salish language ; from southern B.C. around the middle Fraser and Lillooet rivers -- Nle_kepmxcin: Spelling bee. Nlaka'pamux, Ntlaka'pamux, Thompson Salish ; interior Salishan language ; Southern B.C., parts of teh North Cascades region of Washington.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Producers: Sharon Bliss, Marilyn Thomas, Catrina Longmuir ; director/ writers: Lisa Jackson, Helen Haig-Brown, Kevin Redvers and Zoe Leigh Hopkins.
Summary, etc.:
With the help of her grandmother, a young mother composes a lullaby to her baby in Halq'eméylem, and at the Chief Atahm School in Adams Lake, children learn math in the Secwepemctsin language of their ancestors. This documentary celebrates 13 BC First Nations languages and pays tribute to the drive to preserve and revitalize them for future generations.
Subject: Indigenous peoples > Languages > Canada.
Language maintenance > Canada
Native peoples > Languages > Canada.
Indians of North America > Canada > Languages.

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