Dakelh (ᑕᗸᒡ) Resources

Community Identified Resources

First Nation Resource Info
Nadleh Whut'en1Nadleh Whut'en Carrier Work Book twoInfo
Nadleh Whut'en1Nadleh Whut'en Carrier Work Book oneInfo
Nadleh Whut'en2Nadleh Whut'en Workbook 2Info
Nadleh Whut'en2Dictionary (in progress)Info
Nadleh Whut'en2Nadleh Whut'en Workbook 1Info
Nadleh Whut'en3Elders started a book and a dictionary a few years backInfo
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 Band4Central Carrier Bilingual DictionaryInfo
Nak'azdli Band5Carrier Linguistics SocietyInfo
Nak'azdli Band4Nak'azdli Bughuni 2 -Language Primer 2Info
Nak'azdli Band2Nak'azdli Elders Speak - bookInfo
Nak'azdli Band2Central Carrier maps and songs (records)Info
Nak'azdli Band2Central Carrier biblesInfo
Nak'azdli Band2Carrier alphabet, charts, grammar, sketch sheetsInfo
Nak'azdli Band2Bilingual dictionaryInfo
Nak'azdli Band2Carrier Prayer and Hymn bookInfo
Nak'azdli Band2Our way of KnowingInfo
Nak'azdli Band2Teachers' Manual and Lesson PlanningInfo
Nak'azdli Band2Nak'azdli Bughuni reader 1 & 2Info
Nak'azdli Band2Dakelhne poems and songsInfo
Nak'azdli Band4Shas Oobut Nduda'-Talking BookInfo
Nak'azdli Band4Hoduleh Ts'e Tizya-Talking BookInfo
Nak'azdli Band4HanayehInfo
Nak'azdli Band4Central Carrier Grammar SketchInfo
Nak'azdli Band4Nak'azdli Bughuni 2 Workbook Info
Nak'azdli Band6Our way of knowing 2006Info
Nak'azdli Band6Carrier Prayer & Hymn book (2005)Info
Nak'azdli Band6Carrier alphabet charts, grammar sketch sheetsInfo
Nak'azdli Band6Central Carrier BiblesInfo
Nak'azdli Band6Central Carrier maps, and songs (records)Info
Nak'azdli Band6Nak'azdli Bughuni workbook 1 & 2Info
Nak'azdli Band6Teachers Manual and Lesson PlansInfo
ʼNa̱mǥis First Nation7The living WorldInfo
ʼNa̱mǥis First Nation7Willie KalawiInfo
ʼNa̱mǥis First Nation7one Green TreeInfo
ʼNa̱mǥis First Nation7gangananamsa Kwakwaka'wakwInfo
ʼNa̱mǥis First Nation7learning Kwak'wala Series Books 1 - 4Info
ʼNa̱mǥis First Nation7kasi'ida'asa san's galga'lisInfo
ʼNa̱mǥis First Nation7i'tusto - To Rise AgainInfo
Nazko First Nation8Dakelh KeyohInfo
Nazko First Nation8For Someone SpecialInfo
Nazko First Nation8My Home ForeverInfo
Nazko First Nation8Elder VoicesInfo
Nazko First Nation9My Home forever - by Laura BoydInfo
Nazko First Nation9The Blue Dinosaur - by Stuart AlecInfo
Nazko First Nation9For Someone Special - by Laura BoydInfo
Nazko First Nation9Atsoo and I - by Laura BoydInfo
Saik'uz First Nation2Chunlak Story - videoInfo
Saik'uz First Nation2Carrier-English/English-Carrier Dictionary of the Saikuz dialectInfo
Saik'uz First Nation2Carrier Language books and cassette tapesInfo
Saik'uz First Nation2Dictionary, history tapesInfo
Saik'uz First Nation2Language CurriculumInfo
Saik'uz First Nation2Salmon or the Smokehouse - videoInfo
Saik'uz First Nation2The Warmth of Love: The Four Seasons of Sophie Thomas - videoInfo
Saik'uz First Nation2Plants and Medicines of Sophie Thomas - bookInfo
Saik'uz First Nation10Language curriculumInfo
Saik'uz First Nation10Carrier language books and cassettesInfo
Saik'uz First Nation10Carrier language dictionaryInfo
Stellat'en First Nation11Nouns, animals, colors, objects in home and numbersInfo
Stellat'en First Nation11Kidfish websiteInfo
Stellat'en First Nation11Curriculum phast 1Info
Takla Lake First Nation12Songs of Johnny West - video of drummingInfo
Takla Lake First Nation2Oral recordings (vocabulary lists, stories, video clips, songs)Info
Takla Lake First Nation12Vocabulary listsInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 13Place names and Keyoh in CarrierInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 14but this material is not accessible to community - raw data, noInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 14cultural research material housed at the Natural Resource OfficeInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 15Resources are kept at the Treaty office, Eugine Joseph elementary school and with the Carrier linguitic society.Info
Tl’azt’en Nation 13Numbers and Colors SheetsInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 13Drumming and Singing CD’s Info
Tl’azt’en Nation 13Legends in Both Carrier and EnglishInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 13Carrier AlphabetInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 14final productsInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 16VideosInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 16BooksInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 16CD'sInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 17Natural Resource Office Info
Tl’azt’en Nation 2dictionaryInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 18Cultural CentreInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 19DVD'sInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 19Audio DiscInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 19EldersInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 19Fluent SpeakersInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 20carrier readersInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 2booksInfo
Tl’azt’en Nation 13School Curriculum (Some)Info
Ts'il Kaz Koh (Burns Lake)3We have just trnascribed books ourselves for the children in the communityInfo
Ulkatchot'en21Scope and sequenceInfo
Ulkatchot'en21Audio tapesInfo
Ulkatchot'en21Video tapesInfo
Ulkatchot'en21Dictionary in progressInfo


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 Nadleh Whut'en Band (2010), Language Needs Assessment #1776
2. Resource Data from Carrier Sekani Tribal Council (2009), Language Needs Assessment #1147
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 Nezul Be Hunuyeh Child & Family Services Society (2015), Language Needs Assessment #3588
6. Resource Data from Nak'azdli Band/Carrier Linguistic Society (2007), Language Needs Assessment #859
7. Resource Data from Carrier Sekani Family Services (2010), Language Needs Assessment #1846
8. Resource Data from Nazko First Nation (2012), Language Needs Assessment #2669
9. Resource Data from Nazko First Nation (2007), Language Needs Assessment #880
10. Resource Data from Saik'uz First Nation (2006), Language Needs Assessment #924
11. Resource Data from Stellat'en First Nation (2007), Language Needs Assessment #664
12. Resource Data from Takla Lake First Nation (2009), Language Needs Assessment #1256
13. Resource Data from Tl'azt'en Nation (2015), Language Needs Assessment #3650
14. Resource Data from Chuntoh Education Society (2009), Language Needs Assessment #1200
15. Resource Data from Tl'azt'en Nation (2007), Language Needs Assessment #684
16. Resource Data from Tl'azt'en Nation (2010), Language Needs Assessment #2020
17. Resource Data from Tl'azt'en Nation Elders Society (2009), Language Needs Assessment #1193
18. Resource Data from Tlazten Nation (2011), Language Needs Assessment #2084
19. Resource Data from Tl'azt'en Nation (2011), Language Needs Assessment #2460
20. Resource Data from Tl'azt'en Education Centre (2012), Language Needs Assessment #2634
21. Resource Data from Ulkatcho First Nation Nagwuntl'oo School (2006), Language Needs Assessment #932