Native American Notes September 28, 2009

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September 28, 2009 Native American Language and Culture Yontii Wheeler Native American Language and Culture Notes September 28, 2009 Iroquois: Wakan Tanka: The Great Mystery Orenda: That which fills everything up Wakan Tanka and Orenda represent constant movement that changes the way things are. Circle diagram
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September 28, 2009 Native American Language and Culture Yontii Wheeler Native American Language Grammatical Terms: Assertions Reportive : factual way to say something Expective: expectation or anticipation but not necessarily related to time, related to mental state Nomic: a general truth ex: It rains a lot in Seattle. Mode 1. Independent Mode : detached, stands alone ex: I am hungry. 2. Hypotactic : 6 different modes, an affix that shows how the next statement is con- nected a. Condition : needed (condition) to justify what was needed in the independent state- ment b. Contemporary c. Correlative: Second statements explains the First statement d. Sequential:
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