Kutenai


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Kutenai:

see KootenaiKootenai
, group of Native North Americans who in the 18th cent. occupied the so-called Kootenai country (i.e., N Montana, N Idaho, and SE British Columbia). Their language is thought by some scholars to form a branch of the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic stock, although others
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The Kutenai Art Therapy Institute is a private postsecondary school with a diploma program that began in 1995.
The reverse pattern leads to an inverse form (see the Kutenai examples above).
Another telling contrast between the inverse and the passive in the treatment of an agent is seen in the following Kutenai examples (from Dryer 1994):
According to Dryer (1994), Kutenai shows the direct/converse contrast only with combinations of a third person agent and a third person patient.
There are seven communities within the Ktunaxa Nation -- the Columbia Lake Indian Band, Kutenai Tribe of Idaho, Lower Kootenay Indian Band, Salish/Kootenai/Flathead Indian Reservation, Shuswap Indian Band, St.
A Kutenai parfleche from the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.
The two smallest and weakest language groups, Kutenai and Tlingit, have mother tongue populations of only 120 and 145 respectively.
Other Indian customers include Flathead, Kutenai, Pend Oreille, Blackfeet, Rocky Boy Cree, Shoshone & Canadian tribes ie; Cree, Blackfoot & Sarsi.