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Volume 44

The 44th Algonquian Conference was held at the University of Chicago in October 2012. This fully refereed volume was edited by Monica Macaulay, Margaret Noodin, and J. Randolph Valentine.

This volume is now available from SUNY Press. Click here to purchase PAC 44.


Monica Macaulay, Margaret Noodin, and J. Randolph Valentine


Heather Bliss, Elizabeth Ritter, and Martina Wiltschko

Blackfoot Nominalization Patterns

Andrew Cowell and Timothy J. O’Gorman

Speech-genre Effects On Statistical Measurements of Araphaho Language Competency

Lynn Drapeau and Renée Lambert-Brétière

Insubordination in Innu

Brendan Fairbanks

The Ojibwe Changed Conjunct Verb as Completive Aspect

George Fulford

Net Charms and Ojibwe Language, Culture, and Worldview

Wendy Makoons Geniusz

Manidoons, Manidoosh: Bugs in Ojibwe Culture 

Ives Goddard

The “Loup” Languages of Western Massachusetts: The Dialectal Diversity of Southern New England Algonquian 

Tomio Hirose

On Locative Wh-Questions in Plains Cree  

Meredith Johnson

New Arguments for the Position of the Verb in Potawatomi 

Meredith Johnson and Bryan Rosen

On the External and Internal Syntax of Menominee Negation

Marie-Odile Junker, Yvette Mollen, Hélène St-Onge, Delasie Torkornoo

Integrated Web Tools for Innu Language Maintenance

John N. Low

Fort Dearborn—Conflict, Commemoration, Reconciliation, and the Struggle over “Battle” vs. “Massacre”

Lori Morris and Marguerite MacKenzie

Assessing the Lexical Knowledge of Innu-speaking Children

Sarah E. Murray

Two Imperatives in Cheyenne: Some Preliminary Distinctions

Mimie Neacappo

How Do You Orient Yourself in Iiyiyiuyimuwin (Eastern James Bay Cree)?

Erin Olson

Describing the Stress System of Listuguj Mi’gmaq

Richard Preston

Quebec Cree Art Embedded in its Cultural Context

Richard A. Rhodes

On the Semantics of Abstract Finals: 35 Years Later

Bryan Rosen

Verbs of Being and Unaccusativity in Ojibwe

Michael Sullivan

Making Statements in Ojibwe: A Survey of Word Order in Spontaneous Sentences

Natalie Weber

Accent and Prosody in Blackfoot Verbs