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FF-10200-73

Yale University (New Haven, CT 06510-1703)
Clifford Abbott (Project Director: 09/01/1973 to present)

Oneida Language and Literature

To study the language and oral tradition of the Iroquois Indians in the United States. It is a lexicographic and syntactic study of the languages of the Oneidas, one of the five Iroquois tribes. The objective of the study is to use these resources to assemble a useful Oneida-English dictionary and to attempt an analysis of the syntax and rhetorical style of Oneida.

Project fields:
Linguistics; Native American Studies

Program:
Special Fellowships Programs

Division:
Fellowships and Seminars

Total amounts:
$36,000 (approved)
$36,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1973 – 8/31/1974