Dakelh (ᑕᗸᒡ) Resources

Community Identified Resources

First Nation Resource Info
Nadleh Whut'en1Nadleh Whut'en Workbook 2Info
Nadleh Whut'en1Dictionary (in progress)Info
Nadleh Whut'en2Nadleh Whut'en Carrier Work Book oneInfo
Nadleh Whut'en2Nadleh Whut'en Carrier Work Book twoInfo
Nadleh Whut'en1Nadleh Whut'en Workbook 1Info
Nadleh Whut'en3Elders started a book and a dictionary a few years backInfo
Nak'azdli Band4Central Carrier Grammar SketchInfo
Nak'azdli Band4Nak'azdli Bughuni 2 Workbook Info
Nak'azdli Band4Nak'azdli Bughuni 2 -Language Primer 2Info
Nak'azdli Band4Nak'aẕdli Bughuni 1 WookbookInfo
Nak'azdli Band4Nak'aẕdli Bughuni 1- Language Primer 1Info
Nak'azdli Band4Nak'al Bun Whudakelhne Bughuni: Bilingual classroom dictionary Info
Nak'azdli Band4Central Carrier Bilingual DictionaryInfo
Nak'azdli Band5Carrier alphabet charts, grammar sketch sheetsInfo
Nak'azdli Band5Central Carrier BiblesInfo
Nak'azdli Band5Central Carrier maps, and songs (records)Info
Nak'azdli Band5Dakelhne poems and songsInfo
Nak'azdli Band5Nak'azdli Bughuni reader 1 & 2Info
Nak'azdli Band4Shas Oobut Nduda'-Talking BookInfo
Nak'azdli Band4Hoduleh Ts'e Tizya-Talking BookInfo
Nak'azdli Band4HanayehInfo
Nak'azdli Band5Teachers Manual and Lesson PlansInfo
Nak'azdli Band5Nak'azdli Bughuni workbook 1 & 2Info
Nak'azdli Band5Our way of knowing 2006Info
Nak'azdli Band5Carrier Prayer & Hymn book (2005)Info
Nak'azdli Band5Bilingual dictionaryInfo
Nak'azdli Band1Nak'azdli Elders Speak - bookInfo
Nak'azdli Band1Central Carrier maps and songs (records)Info
Nak'azdli Band1Central Carrier biblesInfo
Nak'azdli Band1Carrier alphabet, charts, grammar, sketch sheetsInfo
Nak'azdli Band1Carrier Prayer and Hymn bookInfo
Nak'azdli Band1Our way of KnowingInfo
Nak'azdli Band1Teachers' Manual and Lesson PlanningInfo
ʼNa̱mǥis First Nation6learning Kwak'wala Series Books 1 - 4Info
ʼNa̱mǥis First Nation6gangananamsa Kwakwaka'wakwInfo
ʼNa̱mǥis First Nation6kasi'ida'asa san's galga'lisInfo
ʼNa̱mǥis First Nation6one Green TreeInfo
ʼNa̱mǥis First Nation6Willie KalawiInfo
ʼNa̱mǥis First Nation6i'tusto - To Rise AgainInfo
ʼNa̱mǥis First Nation6The living WorldInfo
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 Nation9Language curriculumInfo
Saik'uz First Nation1Plants and Medicines of Sophie Thomas - bookInfo
Saik'uz First Nation3Dictionary, history tapesInfo
Saik'uz First Nation1Carrier-English/English-Carrier Dictionary of the Saikuz dialectInfo
Saik'uz First Nation1Carrier Language books and cassette tapesInfo
Saik'uz First Nation1Language CurriculumInfo
Saik'uz First Nation1Salmon or the Smokehouse - videoInfo
Saik'uz First Nation9Carrier language dictionaryInfo
Saik'uz First Nation9Carrier language books and cassettesInfo
Saik'uz First Nation1Chunlak Story - videoInfo
Saik'uz First Nation1The Warmth of Love: The Four Seasons of Sophie Thomas - videoInfo
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 Nation11Vocabulary listsInfo
Takla Lake First Nation1Oral recordings (vocabulary lists, stories, video clips, songs)Info
Takla Lake First Nation11Songs of Johnny West - video of drummingInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 12final productsInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 12but this material is not accessible to community - raw data, noInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 12cultural research material housed at the Natural Resource OfficeInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 13carrier readersInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 14Fluent SpeakersInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 14EldersInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 14BooksInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 15Natural Resource Office Info
Tl’azt’en Nation 1dictionaryInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 1booksInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 16DVD'sInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 17Cultural CentreInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 14Audio DiscInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 18Resources are kept at the Treaty office, Eugine Joseph elementary school and with the Carrier linguitic society.Info
Tl’azt’en Nation 19VideosInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 19CD'sInfo
Ts'il Kaz Koh (Burns Lake)3We have just trnascribed books ourselves for the children in the communityInfo
Ulkatchot'en20Scope and sequenceInfo
Ulkatchot'en20Audio tapesInfo
Ulkatchot'en20Dictionary in progressInfo
Ulkatchot'en20Video 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 Carrier Sekani Tribal Council (2009), Language Needs Assessment #1147
2. Resource Data from Nadleh Whut'en Band (2010), Language Needs Assessment #1776
3. Resource Data from Saikuz First Nation (2007), Language Needs Assessment #769
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 Chuntoh Education Society (2009), Language Needs Assessment #1200
13. Resource Data from Tl'azt'en Education Centre (2012), Language Needs Assessment #2634
14. Resource Data from Tl'azt'en Nation (2011), Language Needs Assessment #2460
15. Resource Data from Tl'azt'en Nation Elders Society (2009), Language Needs Assessment #1193
16. Resource Data from Tl'azt'en Nation (2012), Language Needs Assessment #2463
17. Resource Data from Tlazten Nation (2011), Language Needs Assessment #2084
18. Resource Data from Tl'azt'en Nation (2007), Language Needs Assessment #684
19. Resource Data from Tl'azt'en Nation (2010), Language Needs Assessment #2020
20. Resource Data from Ulkatcho First Nation Nagwuntl'oo School (2006), Language Needs Assessment #932