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Like all First Nations languages, Lillooet (Lil'wat) is a repository for an abundantly rich oral literature. In These Are Our Legends, the fifth volume of the First Nations Language Readers series, the reader will discover seven traditional Lillooet sptakwlh (variously translated into English as "legends," "myths," or "bed-time stories." 
These texts are presented in a technical transcription that can be used by linguists, and also in a practical orthography that can be used by Lillooet speakers themselves. An English translation is also given. Basic information on the Lillooet language, its grammar, and a glossary are included in the volume.
With thanks to the Mount Currie Cultural Centre and the Tszil Publishing House.

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In These Are Our Legends, the fifth volume of the First Nations Language Readers series, the reader will discover seven traditional Lillooet sptakwlh (variously translated into English as "legends," "myths," or "bed-time stories."

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Jan van Eijk has studied the Lillooet language for over 40 years and has published a large number of studies on the language, including the first comprehensive descriptive grammar of Lilloet, The Lillooet Language: Phonology, Morphology, Syntax. He is employed in the Department of Indigenous Languages, Arts and Cultures at First Nations University of Canada in Regina. 

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