Dakelh (ᑕᗸᒡ) Resources

Community Identified Resources

First Nation Resource Info
Nadleh Whut'en1Elders started a book and a dictionary a few years backInfo
Nadleh Whut'en2Dictionary (in progress)Info
Nadleh Whut'en2Nadleh Whut'en Workbook 2Info
Nadleh Whut'en2Nadleh Whut'en Workbook 1Info
Nadleh Whut'en3Nadleh Whut'en Carrier Work Book oneInfo
Nadleh Whut'en3Nadleh Whut'en Carrier Work Book twoInfo
Nak'azdli Band4HanayehInfo
Nak'azdli Band4Hoduleh Ts'e Tizya-Talking BookInfo
Nak'azdli Band4Shas Oobut Nduda'-Talking BookInfo
Nak'azdli Band2Bilingual dictionaryInfo
Nak'azdli Band2Carrier alphabet, charts, grammar, sketch sheetsInfo
Nak'azdli Band2Central Carrier biblesInfo
Nak'azdli Band2Nak'azdli Elders Speak - bookInfo
Nak'azdli Band2Central Carrier maps and songs (records)Info
Nak'azdli Band4Nak'azdli Bughuni 2 -Language Primer 2Info
Nak'azdli Band4Nak'azdli Bughuni 2 Workbook Info
Nak'azdli Band4Central Carrier Grammar SketchInfo
Nak'azdli Band5Our way of knowing 2006Info
Nak'azdli Band2Dakelhne poems and songsInfo
Nak'azdli Band2Nak'azdli Bughuni reader 1 & 2Info
Nak'azdli Band2Teachers' Manual and Lesson PlanningInfo
Nak'azdli Band2Our way of KnowingInfo
Nak'azdli Band2Carrier Prayer and Hymn bookInfo
Nak'azdli Band5Teachers Manual and Lesson PlansInfo
Nak'azdli Band5Nak'azdli Bughuni workbook 1 & 2Info
Nak'azdli Band4Central Carrier Bilingual DictionaryInfo
Nak'azdli Band4Nak'al Bun Whudakelhne Bughuni: Bilingual classroom dictionary Info
Nak'azdli Band4Nak'aẕdli Bughuni 1- Language Primer 1Info
Nak'azdli Band4Nak'aẕdli Bughuni 1 WookbookInfo
Nak'azdli Band5Central Carrier maps, and songs (records)Info
Nak'azdli Band5Central Carrier BiblesInfo
Nak'azdli Band5Carrier alphabet charts, grammar sketch sheetsInfo
Nak'azdli Band5Carrier Prayer & Hymn book (2005)Info
ʼNa̱mǥis First Nation6one Green TreeInfo
ʼNa̱mǥis First Nation6Willie KalawiInfo
ʼNa̱mǥis First Nation6gangananamsa Kwakwaka'wakwInfo
ʼNa̱mǥis First Nation6learning Kwak'wala Series Books 1 - 4Info
ʼNa̱mǥis First Nation6i'tusto - To Rise AgainInfo
ʼNa̱mǥis First Nation6The living WorldInfo
ʼNa̱mǥis First Nation6kasi'ida'asa san's galga'lisInfo
Nazko First Nation7Elder VoicesInfo
Nazko First Nation7For Someone SpecialInfo
Nazko First Nation7Dakelh KeyohInfo
Nazko First Nation7My Home ForeverInfo
Nazko First Nation8Atsoo and I - by Laura BoydInfo
Nazko First Nation8My Home forever - by Laura BoydInfo
Nazko First Nation8For Someone Special - by Laura BoydInfo
Nazko First Nation8The Blue Dinosaur - by Stuart AlecInfo
Saik'uz First Nation2The Warmth of Love: The Four Seasons of Sophie Thomas - videoInfo
Saik'uz First Nation2Carrier Language books and cassette tapesInfo
Saik'uz First Nation2Carrier-English/English-Carrier Dictionary of the Saikuz dialectInfo
Saik'uz First Nation2Chunlak Story - videoInfo
Saik'uz First Nation2Salmon or the Smokehouse - videoInfo
Saik'uz First Nation2Language CurriculumInfo
Saik'uz First Nation2Plants and Medicines of Sophie Thomas - bookInfo
Saik'uz First Nation1Dictionary, history tapesInfo
Saik'uz First Nation9Language curriculumInfo
Saik'uz First Nation9Carrier language books and cassettesInfo
Saik'uz First Nation9Carrier language dictionaryInfo
Stellat'en First Nation10Curriculum phast 1Info
Stellat'en First Nation10Nouns, animals, colors, objects in home and numbersInfo
Stellat'en First Nation10Kidfish websiteInfo
Takla Lake First Nation2Oral recordings (vocabulary lists, stories, video clips, songs)Info
Takla Lake First Nation11Songs of Johnny West - video of drummingInfo
Takla Lake First Nation11Vocabulary listsInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 2booksInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 12Resources are kept at the Treaty office, Eugine Joseph elementary school and with the Carrier linguitic society.Info
Tl’azt’en Nation 13Fluent SpeakersInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 13EldersInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 13BooksInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 13Audio DiscInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 13DVD'sInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 14carrier readersInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 15Cultural CentreInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 16Natural Resource Office Info
Tl’azt’en Nation 2dictionaryInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 17CD'sInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 17VideosInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 18cultural research material housed at the Natural Resource OfficeInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 18but this material is not accessible to community - raw data, noInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 18final productsInfo
Ts'il Kaz Koh (Burns Lake)1We have just trnascribed books ourselves for the children in the communityInfo
Ulkatchot'en19Dictionary in progressInfo
Ulkatchot'en19Scope and sequenceInfo
Ulkatchot'en19Video tapesInfo
Ulkatchot'en19Audio tapesInfo


Yinka Déné Language Institute's Dakelh menu:
Yinka Dene Language Institute Publications Catalogue:
Information about the Dakelh language:
Wikipedia entry for "Carrier Language":
Bibliography of Materials on the Dakelh Language:
Dakelh keyboards:


  1. Sam, Lillian (ed.) (2001). Nak'azdli t'enne Yahulduk/Nak'azdli Elders Speak. Penticton, BC: Theytus Books Ltd
  2. unknown (n.d.). Carrier Sekani Tribal Council. Accessed June 24, 2008 from http://www.cstc.bc.ca/cstc/1/cstc+homepage
Footnotes / References
1. Resource Data from Saikuz First Nation (2007), Language Needs Assessment #769
2. Resource Data from Carrier Sekani Tribal Council (2009), Language Needs Assessment #1147
3. Resource Data from Nadleh Whut'en Band (2010), Language Needs Assessment #1776
4. Resource Data from Carrier Linguistic Society (2009), Language Needs Assessment #1242
5. Resource Data from Nak'azdli Band/Carrier Linguistic Society (2007), Language Needs Assessment #859
6. Resource Data from Carrier Sekani Family Services (2010), Language Needs Assessment #1846
7. Resource Data from Nazko First Nation (2012), Language Needs Assessment #2669
8. Resource Data from Nazko First Nation (2007), Language Needs Assessment #880
9. Resource Data from Saik'uz First Nation (2006), Language Needs Assessment #924
10. Resource Data from Stellat'en First Nation (2007), Language Needs Assessment #664
11. Resource Data from Takla Lake First Nation (2009), Language Needs Assessment #1256
12. Resource Data from Tl'azt'en Nation (2007), Language Needs Assessment #684
13. Resource Data from Tl'azt'en Nation (2012), Language Needs Assessment #2463
14. Resource Data from Tl'azt'en Education Centre (2012), Language Needs Assessment #2634
15. Resource Data from Tlazten Nation (2011), Language Needs Assessment #2084
16. Resource Data from Tl'azt'en Nation Elders Society (2009), Language Needs Assessment #1193
17. Resource Data from Tl'azt'en Nation (2010), Language Needs Assessment #2020
18. Resource Data from Chuntoh Education Society (2009), Language Needs Assessment #1200
19. Resource Data from Ulkatcho First Nation Nagwuntl'oo School (2006), Language Needs Assessment #932