Cheyenne Language Bibliography: Miscellaneous Authors

(Some of the books listed here, such as those by Grinnell, Hoebel, Moore, Powell, and Schlesier, do not focus upon the language, but do list a number of Cheyenne words in them. They are considered important enough books about the Cheyennes and their words to be included here.)

Abert, Lieutenant. J.W. 1848. Report of his examination of New Mexico in the years 1846 and 1847. In Senate Executive Doc. 23, 30th Congress, 1st Session. Washington, DC. [Reprinted as Western America in 1846-1847: The Original Travel Diary of Lieutenant J.W. Abert, who mapped New Mexico for the United States Army, ed. by John Galvin. San Francisco: John Howell Books, 1966.] (Abert includes notes on Cheyennes met at Bent's Fort, with remarks on Cheyenne grammar and a vocabulary of about 150 words. From this vocabulary Latham and Gallatin identified Cheyenne as belonging to the Algonquian language family.)

Alford, Danny K. 1975. Linguistic speculation on the pre-history of the Cheyenne people. William Cowan, ed., Papers of the Sixth Algonquian Conference 10-29.

Alford, Danny K. 1976. Something possibly unique in human languages: Cheyenne crossover vowels. Mid-American Linguistics Conference Papers, 1975, pp. 1-9. Lawrence: Linguistics Department, University of Kansas.

Alford, Danny K. 1977. A plurality puzzle unraveled (or, the importance of being So'taa'e). Berkeley Linguistics Society Proceedings 3:223-240.

Alford, Danny K.H. 1979. Historical riddles in Cheyenne: a re-examinatiojn of Goddard's So'taa'e evidence. Berkeley Linguistics Society Proceedings, 5:438-52.

Anderson, Robert M. 1951. Study of Cheyenne Cultural History, with Special Reference to the Northern Cheyenne. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Michigan. (University Microfilms publication #2568.)

Collins, Wesley. 1979. An unlikely marriage: a merger of prosodic and phonemic analysis. Summer Institute of Linguistics, University of North Dakota, Workpapers 11:3-13. Huntington Beach, California. (Analyzes Cheyenne data.)

Croft, Kenneth. 1953 Review of Cheyenne Grammar by Rodolphe Petter. IJAL.

Croft, Kenneth, ed. 1988. Cheyenne Ribaldry: Texts by William Guerrier and Others. Algonquian and Iroquoian Linguistics 13.

Davis, Irvine. 1962. Phonological function in Cheyenne. International Journal of American Linguistics. 29:36-42.

DeChene, Brent. 1979. The historical phonology of vowel length. Bloomington: Indiana University Linguistic Club, pp. x+120. (Cheyenne data from Danny K. Alford, Linguistic speculation on the pre-history of the Cheyenne people, 1975.)

Eggan, Fred. 1937. The Cheyenne and Arapaho kinship systems. Social Anthropology of North American Tribes, ed. by Fred Eggan, pp. 35-98. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Featherly, Bernadine, et al. 1979. Triple S Northern Cheyenne Oral Language Program: teacher's manual. Anchorage, Alaska: National Bilingual Materials Development Center. Pp. vi+138.

Frantz, Donald G. 1972. Cheyenne distinctive features and phonological rules. International Journal of American Linguistics. 38:6-13.

Gallatin, Albert. 1848. A synopsis of the Indian tribes within the United States east of the Rocky Mountains, and in the British and Russian Possessions in North America. Archaeologia Americana: Transactions and Collections of the American Antiquarian Societ, Vol. II, Cambridge. (Announces, almost simultaneously with Latham's, that Cheyenne is Algonquian.)

Goddard, Ives. 1978. The Sutaio dialect of Cheyenne: A discussion of the evidence. In, Papers of the Ninth Algonquian Conference, ed. by William Cowan, pp. 68-80.

Goddard, Ives. 1988. Pre-Cheyenne *y. In, In Honor of Mary Haas. From the Haas Festival Conference on Native American Linguistics, ed. by William Shipley. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. Pp. 345-60.

Grinnell, George Bird. 1923. The Cheyenne Indians: Their history and ways of life. 2 vols. New Haven: Yale University Press. (Reprinted, Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1972.)

Hayden. F.V. 1862. Chapter VI: "III. Shyennes. Ethnographical History," Chapter VII: "Remarks on the Grammatical Structure of the Shyenne Language," Chapter VIII: "Vocabulary of the Shyenne Language." In, Contributions to the Ethnography and Philology of the Indian Tribes of the Missouri Valley. Philadelphia, PA: Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, new series, Vol. 12. Pp. 274-320.

Hoebel, E. Adamson. 1978. The Cheyennes: Indians of the Great Plains. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. (Second Edition)

Latham, Robert G. 1848. On the Shyenne numerals. British Associaton for the Advancement of Science, Report of the 17th meeting [Oxford, June 1847], Transactions of the Sections, p. 123. (Reprinted in James Mooney, The Cheyenne Indians 435-436. This was the first announcement that Cheyenne was an Algonquian language.)

Lema, Elena. 1991. Word Order of Major Constituents in Cheyenne Narratives. M.A. thesis, University of Oregon. (Available as # MA 1345949 from University Microfilms International, 1-800-521-3042.) Leman, Elena. 1994. Passive literacy among the Cheyenne. Notes on Literacy, Vol. 21.1. Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics. Little Bear, Richard Earl (Ve'kes˘hnestooe). 1994. An Ethnographic Study of Cheyenne Elders: Contributions to Language and Cultural Survival. Boston: Boston University, Dept. of Education. Ed.D Dissertation. Pp. 188. (Dissertation # 1345949 from University Microfilms International, telephone 1-800-521-3042.)

Littlebear, Richard. 1995. "Language Loss and What We Must Do About It." Journal of Navajo Education 13:1, pp. 16-20.

Meeussen, A.E. 1962. The independent order in Cheyenne. Orbis 11:260-288.

Michelson, Truman. 1932. American linguistics. Science 76:55-56. (An abbreviated version of his 1933 article, Phonetic Shifts in Cheyenne.)

Michelson, Truman. 1933. Phonetic shifts in Cheyenne. International Journal of American Linguistics. 35:549.

Michelson, Truman. 1935. Phonetic shifts in Algonquian languages. International Journal of American Linguistics 8:131-171. (Pages 145-171 deal with Cheyenne words and sound changes they experienced.)

Mooney, James. 1907. "The Cheyenne Indians." Memoirs of the American Anthropological Association 1 (part 6):357-442. Lancaster, PA. (Reprinted, Millwood, NY: Kraus Reprint Co., 1976.)

Mooney, James. 1915. A Cheyenne Dictionary. American Anthropologist (?). Pp. 213-14.

Moore, John H. 1974. A Study of Religious Symbolism Among the Cheyenne Indians. Ph.D. dissertation. New York University. (University Microfilms publication #30020)

Moore, John H. 1984. "Cheyenne names and cosmology." American Ethnologist 11:291-312.

Neeser, Fr. Regis. Nd (ca. 1935). Cheyenne Dictionary and Grammar. Mimeographed ms.

Olson, Donald. 1968. Cheyenne Texts and Grammar Notes. Mimeographed ms. (On deposit at the Library of the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, PA, as research results of a Phillips Fund grant from the APS.)

Paulovich-Boucly, Rebekah. M.A. thesis on language attitudes in the Southern Cheyenne community. University of Nice, France. Petter, Rodolphe. 1907. "Sketch of the Cheyenne Grammar." Memoirs of the American Anthropological Association 1 (part 6):443-78. Lancaster, PA (Reprinted, Millwood, NY: Kraus Reprint Co., 1976)

Petter, Rodolphe. 1915. English-Cheyenne Dictionary. Kettle Falls, Wash. The Mennonite Mission among the Cheyenne Indians of Oklahoma and Montana. 1126 pp.

Petter, Rodolphe. 1952. Cheyenne Grammar. Newton, KS: Mennonite Publication Office.

Picard, Marc. 1984. The case against Cheyenne n from PA *k. International Journal of American Linguistics 50:111-17.

Powell, Fr. Peter J. 1980. The Cheyennes, Ma'heo'o's People: A Critical Bibliography. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Proulx, Paul. 1982. Proto-Algonquian *k in Cheyenne. International Journal of American Linguistics 48:467-71.

Russell, Dale. 1987. Person agreement in Cheyenne: a reanalysis of post-stem suffixes. The Papers of the Eighteenth Algonquian Conference, ed. William Cowan, pp. pp. 303-319. Ottawa: Carleton University.

Russell, Dale W. 1987. Cheyenne Verb Agreement in GPSG. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. ( Available from University Microfilms International, Order # 8721749.)

Schlesier, Karl H. 1987. The Wolves of Heaven. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.

Sebeok, Thomas A. 1950. [Review of] Some Cheyenne forms, by William B.S. Smith, 1949. International Journal of American Linguistics 16:152-155.

Smith, William B.S. 1949. Some Cheyenne forms. Studies in Linguistics 7:77-85.

Strauss, Anne S. 1976. Being human in the Cheyenne way. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Chicago.

Strauss, Anne S. 1978. The meaning of death in Northern Cheyenne culture. Plains Anthropologist 23.79:1-6.

Strauss, Anne S. 1994. Northern Cheyenne kinship reconsidered. North American Indian anthropology: essays on society and culture, ed. by Raymond J. DeMaillie and Alfonso Ortiz. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.

Tallbull, William. Nd (ca. 1993). Plant Lore of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe. Lame Deer, MT: Dull Knife Memorial College. 84 pp.

Weist, Katherine M. 1970. The Northern Cheyennes: diversity in a loosely structured society. Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, Berkeley. (University Microfilms publication #20924)

Woodhouse, Jack F. 1976. An introduction to the Cheyenne language. Indian America 9.2:16-17, 24-28. Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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