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    • Collection number: 2014-11
    • Primary contributors: Mildred Child (consultant), Katie Sardinha (researcher), Ruby Dawson Cranmer (consultant), Violet Bracic (consultant)
    • Additional contributors: Krista Hunt (participant), Sara Child (participant), Julie Sardinha (participant), Patrick Littell (participant), Janet Child (participant)
    • Language: Kwak'wala (kwk)
    • Dates: 2014-2015
    • Scope and content: The materials document Katie Sardinha's fieldwork on Kwak'wala during the period of 2014-2015, working with various Kwakwaka'wakw elders to study a range of semantic and syntactic topics. The collection includes original audio recordings and transcriptions of the recordings. Each transcriptions also contain a list of vocabulary encountered in the elicitation session. Main topics covered include the linguistic expression of causation, unaccusativity, psych verbs, intensifiers, and short narratives.
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Katie Sardinha's Kwak'wala Fieldwork Collection, SCL 2014-11, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2K0727F

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    • Item number: 2014-11.001
    • Date: 13 Jan 2014
    • Contributors: Katie Sardinha (researcher), Ruby Dawson Cranmer (consultant), Julie Sardinha (participant)
    • Language: Kwak'wala (kwk)
    • Availability: Online access
    • Place: Vancouver, BC
    • Description: Elicitation on various topics, including: 'let' causatives, indirect causation, instruments as subjects, mental causation, and adverbs.
    • Collection: Katie Sardinha's Kwak'wala Fieldwork Collection
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Kwak'wala elicitation on the linguistic expression of causation, 2014-11.001, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2KW5D0N
    • Item number: 2014-11.002
    • Date: 24 Mar 2014
    • Contributors: Katie Sardinha (researcher), Ruby Dawson Cranmer (consultant)
    • Language: Kwak'wala (kwk)
    • Availability: Online access
    • Place: Vancouver, BC
    • Description: Elicitation on various topics, including: causatives, passives, and purpose clauses, by-phrases, and the adverb meaning 'by itself'; indirect causation; prevention; semantic reflexivity.
    • Collection: Katie Sardinha's Kwak'wala Fieldwork Collection
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Kwak'wala elicitation on causatives and unaccusativity 1, 2014-11.002, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2G73BN3
    • Item number: 2014-11.003
    • Date: 25 Mar 2014
    • Contributors: Katie Sardinha (researcher), Ruby Dawson Cranmer (consultant)
    • Language: Kwak'wala (kwk)
    • Availability: Online access
    • Place: Vancouver, BC
    • Description: Elicitation on various topics, including: instrument subjects; 'by itself'; complex causal events; events as causes; 'let' causatives; 'to do on purpose'; negative events as causes; 'see' vs. 'show'; causatives of 'remember' and 'forget'; 'understand' and 'explain'; the expression of connected events, signs, and signals.
    • Collection: Katie Sardinha's Kwak'wala Fieldwork Collection
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Kwak'wala elicitation on causatives and unaccusativity 2, 2014-11.003, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2BG2KZT
    • Item number: 2014-11.004
    • Date: 26 Mar 2014
    • Contributors: Katie Sardinha (researcher), Ruby Dawson Cranmer (consultant)
    • Language: Kwak'wala (kwk)
    • Availability: Online access
    • Place: Vancouver, BC
    • Description: Elicitation on various topics, including: sociative causation; 'to work'; 'to know from experience'; 'to make'; causatives of ditransitives; translations of English causal connectives; bodily process verbs and 'by itself'; 'cause to forget'; 'alone'; 'by itself' in non-matrix positions; weather verbs.
    • Collection: Katie Sardinha's Kwak'wala Fieldwork Collection
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Kwak'wala elicitation on causatives and unaccusativity 3, 2014-11.004, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X26Q1V62
    • Item number: 2014-11.005
    • Date: 04 Jul 2014
    • Contributors: Krista Hunt (participant), Katie Sardinha (researcher), Violet Bracic (consultant), Janet Child (participant)
    • Language: Kwak'wala (kwk)
    • Availability: Online access
    • Place: Fort Rupert
    • Description: Elicitation of various topics, including: verbs of saying; causal situations with the verbs 'to sneeze', 'to laugh', and 'to run'; ambiguity with 'almost'. Violet tells a short story, in Kwak'wala and English, about a time she traveled with some school children to Knight's Inlet, stopping off at Village Island. Also includes a short semi-elicited text about a woman named Betty, related to remembering.
    • Collection: Katie Sardinha's Kwak'wala Fieldwork Collection
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Kwak'wala elicitation on various topics, 2014-11.005, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X22Z13GQ
    • Item number: 2014-11.006
    • Date: 05 Jul 2014
    • Contributors: Katie Sardinha (researcher), Mildred Child (consultant), Violet Bracic (consultant), Sara Child (participant)
    • Language: Kwak'wala (kwk)
    • Availability: Online access
    • Place: Fort Rupert
    • Description: Elicitation on various topics, including: causal situations with a large variety of verbs; intentional versus unintentional and direct versus indirect causation; mental causation. Contains a semi-elicited narrative about committing something to memory.
    • Collection: Katie Sardinha's Kwak'wala Fieldwork Collection
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Kwak'wala elicitation on various topics, 2014-11.006, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2Z60M0R
    • Item number: 2014-11.007
    • Date: 06 Jul 2014
    • Contributors: Katie Sardinha (researcher), Mildred Child (consultant), Violet Bracic (consultant)
    • Language: Kwak'wala (kwk)
    • Availability: Online access
    • Place: Fort Rupert
    • Description: Elicitation on various topics, including: sleeping and dreaming; causal situations with various verbs; (in)direct causation and (un)intentional causation; events as causes; 'to support, lean on each other (e.g. while walking)'; causal events spanning more than one day; causatives with varying levels of 'control' of the causee. Also contains two short texts, one where Violet talks about a dream she had, and a semi-elicited narrative about a man named Eddie who keeps changing his mind about what colour to paint his house.
    • Collection: Katie Sardinha's Kwak'wala Fieldwork Collection
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Kwak'wala elicitation on various topics, 2014-11.007, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2TD9V8G
    • Item number: 2014-11.008
    • Date: 18 Dec 2014
    • Contributors: Katie Sardinha (researcher), Ruby Dawson Cranmer (consultant), Patrick Littell (participant)
    • Language: Kwak'wala (kwk)
    • Availability: Online access
    • Place: Vancouver, BC
    • Description: Translations and judgments in context involving the Kwak'wala intensifiers olÉ™k'ala, tluma, and walas, as well as a few judgments involving gwalha 'to stop, finish'. We look at whether these predicates can felicitously modify a range of predicates in context.
    • Collection: Katie Sardinha's Kwak'wala Fieldwork Collection
    • Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
    • Preferred citation: Kwak'wala elicitation on intensifiers, 2014-11.008, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2PN93KK