This language resource utilizes the research materials of Russell Ultan. He studied and documented the Konkow language from 1961-1964 and earned his PhD in Linguistics from UC Berkeley in 1967. CA Language Archive The documents include CA Wordlist, Substanative Morphology, a Grammar, and translations and transcriptions of some stories. Audio recordings include stories and sessions of elicited wordlists. These audio recordings are the basis of this online dictionary.
Elmer Smith recorded over two hours of elicited words and phrases. Search by word or scroll the DICTIONARY alphabetically.
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Leland Scott is the storyteller. Listen to the STORIES to hear the cadence of the language.
Title : The Story of the Monster of the Pond and the Boy
STORY ANALYSIS - from transcription to translation.