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Words of the elders [videorecording (DVD)] : saving aboriginal languages / CBC.

McCue, Duncan. (Added Author). Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Camosun College Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Lansdowne Library PM 981 W67 2008 (Text) 26040003023062 Media Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (14 min.) : digital, sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Toronto : CBC Learning, c2009.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally broadcast on CBC's television program The National.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Written by Duncan McCue ; producer, Sujata Berry ; editor, Michelle Billman.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Duncan McCue.
Summary, etc.:
Duncan McCue profiles one native community's struggle to preserve indigenous language. Profiles Arvid Charlie, on of the last generation raised speaking Hul'qumi'num, the Coast Salish language spoken by the Cowichan people in British Columbia.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Restrictions: Camosun employees and students only.
Language Note:
Close captioned.
Subject: Hul'qumi'num Indians.
Elders (Native peoples) > British Columbia.
Salish language > Dialects.
Coast Salish Indians > Languages > Dialects.
Indians of North America > British Columbia > Languages > Dialects.
Cowichan languages > British Columbia.
Endangered languages > British Columbia.
Indians of North America > Languages > Revival.
Native peoples > British Columbia > Languages.
Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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