Publications on the Yurok Language
Strictly anthropological work is in principle not included below, though it is sometimes hard to draw the line.
IJAL = International Journal of American Linguistics
UCPAAE = University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology
UCPL = University of California Publications in Linguistics
Berman, Howard. 1972. Subordinate clauses in Yurok: A preliminary report. The Chicago which hunt: Papers from the Relative Clause Festival, ed. by Paul M. Peranteau et al., pp. 256-61. Chicago: Chicago Linguistic Society.
Berman, Howard. 1981. [Review of] The languages of native America: Historical and comparative assessment, ed. by Lyle Campbell and Marianne Mithun. IJAL 47: 248-62.
Berman, Howard. 1982a. Two phonological innovations in Ritwan. IJAL 48: 412-20.
Berman, Howard. 1982b. A supplement to Robins Yurok-English Lexicon IJAL 48: 197-241.
Berman, Howard. 1984. Proto-Algonquian-Ritwan verbal roots. IJAL 50: 335-42.
Berman, Howard. 1986. A note on the Yurok diminutive. IJAL 52: 419-31.
Berman, Howard. 1990. New Algonquian-Ritwan cognate sets. IJAL 56: 431-34.
Berman, Howard. 2003. An archaic pattern of initial change in Yurok. IJAL 69: 229-31.
Blevins, Juliette. 2002. Notes on sources of Yurok glottalized consonants.
Proceedings of the Meeting of the Hokan-Penutian Workshop, pp 1-18.
(Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, Report 11.) Berkeley,
Calif.: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages.
. 2003. Yurok syllable weight. IJAL 69: 4-24.
. 2003. One case of contrast evolution in the Yurok vowel system. IJAL 69: 135-50.
. 2003. The phonology of Yurok glottalized sonorants: Segmental fission under syllabification. IJAL 69: 371-96.
. 2005. Yurok verb classes. IJAL 71: 327-349.
Bright, Jane Orstan, and William Bright. 1967. Semantic structures in Northwestern California and the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis. Variation and change in language, by William Bright, pp. 74-88. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press.
Bright, William. 1959. [Review of] The Yurok language: Grammar, texts, lexicon, by R. H. Robins. Language 35: 100-104.
. 1979. Toward a typology of verbal abuse: Naming dead kin in northwestern California. Maledicta 3: 177-80.
Buckley, Thomas. 1980. Monsters and the quest for balance in native northwestern California. Manlike monsters on trial: Early records and modern evidences, ed. by Marjorie M. Halpin and Michael M. Ames, pp. 152-71. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.
. 1982. Yurok realities in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Chicago.
. 1984. Yurok speech registers and ontology. Language in Society 13: 467-88.
. 1986. Lexical transcription and archaeological interpretation: A rock feature complex from northwestern California. American Antiquity 51: 617-18.
. 1988. Menstruation and the power of Yurok women. Blood magic: The anthropology of menstruation, ed. by Thomas Buckley and Alma Gottlieb, pp. 187-209. Berkeley: University of California Press. [Reprinted with revisions from American Ethnologist 9 (1982) 47-60.]
. 2002. Standing ground: Yurok Indian spirituality, 1850-1990. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Conathan, Lisa. 2002. Pragmatic convergence: Person hierarchies in northern California. Proceedings of WSCLA 7: The 7th Workshop on Structure and Constituency in the Languages of the Americas, ed. by L. Bar-el, L. Watt and I. Wilson. (University of British Columbia Working Papers in Linguistics, 10.)
. 2004. Classifiers in Yurok, Wiyot, and Algonquian. Proceedings of the Thirtieth Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society: Special Session on the Morphology of American Indian Languages, ed. by Marc Ettlinger, Nicholas Fleisher, and Mischa Park-Doob, pp. 22-33. Berkeley: Berkeley Linguistics Society.
Conathan, Lisa, and Esther Wood. 2003. Repetitive reduplication in Yurok and Karuk: Semantic effects of contact. Papers of the Thirty-Fourth Algonquian Conference, ed. by H. C. Wolfart, pp. 19-33. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba.
[Curtin, Jeremiah]. 1889. [Pulikla Vocabulary, Klamath River, California.] Manuscript no. 1459, Smithsonian Institution, National Anthropological Archives, Washington, D.C.
Curtis, Edward S. 1924. The North American Indian. Vol. 13. Norwood, Mass.: Plimpton Press.
Dixon, R. B., and A. L. Kroeber. 1903. The native languages of California. American Anthropologist n.s. 5: 1-26.
. 1907. Numeral systems of the languages of California. American Anthropologist n.s. 9: 663-690.
Exline, Jessie. No date. Yurok Dictionary. [Eureka, Calif.:] Yurok Tribe.
Garrett, Andrew. 2001. Reduplication and infixation in Yurok: Morphology, semantics, and diachrony. IJAL 67: 264-312.
. 2004. The evolution of Algic verbal stem structure: New evidence from Yurok. Proceedings of the Thirtieth Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society: Special Session on the Morphology of American Indian Languages, ed. by Marc Ettlinger, Nicholas Fleisher, and Mischa Park-Doob, pp. 46-60. Berkeley: Berkeley Linguistics Society.
Gibbs, George. 1853. Observations on some of the Indian dialects of Northern California; Vocabularies of Indian languages in Northwest California. Information respecting the history, condition and prospects of the Indian tribes of the United States, ed. by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, vol. 3, pp. 420-423, 428-445. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo.
. 1973. Observations on the Indians of the Klamath River and Humboldt Bay, ed. and annotated by Robert F. Heizer. Two nineteenth century ethnographic documents on the Wiyot and Yurok of northwestern California and the Comanches of New Mexico and Texas, pp. 1-19. Berkeley: Archaeological Research Facility, Department of Anthropology, University of California.
Goddard, Ives. 1975. Algonquian, Wiyot, and Yurok: Proving a distant genetic relationship. Linguistics and Anthropology: In Honor of C. F. Voegelin, ed. by M. Dale Kinkade, Kenneth L. Hale, and Oswald Werner, pp. 249-62. Lisse: Peter de Ridder Press.
. 1979. Comparative Algonquian. The languages of native America: Historical and comparative assessment, ed. by Lyle Campbell and Marianne Mithun, pp. 70-131. Austin: University of Texas Press.
. 1986. Sapir's comparative method. New perspectives in language, culture, and personality: Proceedings of the Edward Sapir Centenary Conference (Ottawa, 1-3 October 1984), ed. by William Cowan, Michael K. Foster, and Konrad Koerner, pp. 191-210. Amsterdam: Benjamins.
. 1990. Algonquian linguistic change and reconstruction. Linguistic Change and Reconstruction Methodology, ed. by Philip Baldi, pp. 99-114. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
Greenberg, Joseph H. 1997. Mary Haas, Algic, and the scientific consensus. Anthropological Linguistics 39: 668-73.
Haas, Mary R. 1958. Algonkin-Ritwan: the end of a controversy. IJAL 24: 159-73.
. 1960. Some genetic affiliations of Algonquian. Culture in history: Essays in honor of Paul Radin, ed. by Stanley Diamond, pp. 977-92. New York: Columbia University Press.
. 1966. Wiyot-Yurok-Algonkian and problems of comparative Algonkian. IJAL 32: 101-107.
. 1967. Language and taxonomy in northwestern California. American Anthropologist 69: 358-62.
. 1970. Consonant symbolism in northwestern California: A problem in diffusion. Languages and cultures of western North America, ed. by Earl H. Swanson. Pocatello: Idaho State University Press.
Hamp, Eric P. 1970. Wiyot and Yurok correspondences. Languages and cultures of western North America, ed. by Earl H. Swanson, pp. 107-110. Pocatello: Idaho State University Press.
Heizer, Robert F., and John E. Mills. 1952. The four ages of Tsurai: A documentary history of the Indian village on Trinidad Bay. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Hinton, Leanne. 1994. Flutes of fire. Berkeley: Heyday Books.
Holsinger, Rosemary. 1992. Yurok tales. Adapted by Rosemary Bell. Etna, Calif.: Bell Books.
Keeling, Richard H. 1991. A guide to early field recordings (1900-1949) at the Lowie Museum of Anthropology. Berkeley: University of California Press.
. 1992. Cry for luck: Sacred song and speech among the Yurok, Hupa, and Karok Indians of northern California. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Kroeber, A. L. 1905. Basket designs of the Indians of northwestern California. UCPAAE 2: 105-164. [Download here from Internet Archive.]
. 1911a. The languages of California north of San Francisco. UCPAAE 9: 414-26. [Download here from Internet Archive.]
. 1911b. Phonetic constituents of the native languages of California. UCPAAE 10: 1-12.
. 1925. Handbook of the Indians of California. (Bulletin of the Bureau of American Ethnology, 78.) Washington: Smithsonian Institution.
. 1928. Law of the Yurok Indians. Atti del XII Congresso Internazionale degli Americanisti, Roma, Settembre 1926, vol. 2, pp. 511-16. Roma: Riccardo Garroni.
. 1934. Yurok and neighboring kin term systems. UCPAAE 35: 15-22.
. 1945. A Yurok war reminiscence: The use of autobiographical evidence. Southwestern Journal of Anthropology 1: 318-32.
. 1960. Yurok speech usages. Culture in history: Essays in honor of Paul Radin, ed. by Stanley Diamond, pp. 993-99. New York: Columbia University Press.
. 1976. Yurok myths. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Kroeber, A. L., and S. A. Barrett. 1960. Fishing among the Indians of northwestern California. (University of California Anthropological Reports 21/1.)
Kroeber, A. L., and E. W. Gifford. 1949. World renewal: A cult system of native northwest California. (University of California Anthropological Records, 13, 1.) Berkeley: University of California Press.
Kroeber, Theodora, ed. 1971. The inland whale. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Lake, Tela Star Hawk. 1996. Hawk woman dancing with the moon. New York: M. Evans and Company.
Latham, Robert Gordon. 1856. On the languages of Northern, Western, and Central America. Transactions of the Philological Society 1856: 57-115.
Michelson, Truman. 1914. Two alleged Algonquian languages of California. American Anthropologist, n.s. 16: 361-67.
. 1915. Rejoinder to Sapir. American Anthropologist, n.s. 17: 194-98.
Mills, Elaine, and Ann J. Brickfield, eds. 1985. The papers of John Peabody Harrington in the Smithsonian Institution, 1907-1957, vol. 2: Native American history, language, and culture of northern and central California. White Plains, N.Y.: Kraus International Publications.
Parsons, Thomas, et al. 1974. Yurok language, literature and culture. 3rd edition. Hoopa, Calif.: Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Powers, Stephen. 1877. Contributions to North American Ethnology, vol. 3, Tribes of California. Washington: Government Printing Office. [Rpt. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1976.]
Proulx, Paul. 1980. Wiyot and Yurok light on Algonquian sun. Papers of the 11th Algonquian Conference, ed. by William Cowan, pp. 79-82. Ottawa: Carleton University.
. 1982a. The origin of the absolute verbs of the Algonquian independent order. IJAL 48: 394-411.
. 1982b. Yurok retroflection and vowel symbolism in Proto-Algic. Kansas Working Papers in Linguistics 7: 119-23.
. 1984. Proto-Algic I: Phonological sketch. IJAL 50: 165-207.
. 1985a. Proto-Algic II: Verbs. IJAL 51: 59-94.
. 1985b. Notes on Yurok derivation. Kansas Working Papers in Linguistics 10/2: 101-143.
. 1985c. The semantics of Yurok terms referring to water. Anthropological Linguistics 27: 353-62.
. 1991. Proto-Algic III: Pronouns. Kansas Working Papers in Linguistics 16: 129-70.
. 1992. Proto-Algic IV: Nouns. Kansas Working Papers in Linguistics 17: 11-57.
. 1994. Proto-Algic V: Doublets and their implications. Kansas Working Papers in Linguistics 19: 115-82.
. 2004. Proto Algonquian *š and the Ritwan hypothesis. Algonquian and Iroquoian Linguistics 29: 30-32.
Robins, R. H. 1958. The Yurok language: Grammar, texts, lexicon. (UCPL 15.) Berkeley: University of California Press.
. 1962. The third person pronominal affix in Yurok. IJAL 28: 14-18.
. 1966. Word classes in Yurok. Lingua 17: 210-229.
. 1971. The mourning dove. English for American Indians, ed. by William Slager, pp. 78-79. Washington: Bureau of Indian Affairs.
. 1980. Grammatical hierarchy and the Yurok bipersonal verb. Wege zur Universalienforschung, ed. by Günter Brettschneider and Christian Lehmann, pp. 360-64. Tübingen: Narr.
. 1985a. Numerals as underlying verbs: The case of Yurok. Studia linguistica diacrhonica et synchronica Werner Winter sexagenario anno MCMSXXXIII, ed. by Ursula Pieper and Gerhard Stickel, pp. 723-34. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
. 1985b. A rule restatement of Yurok allomorphy. IJAL 51: 559-61.
. 1985c. The young man from Serper: A Yurok folktale. Collectanea philologica: Festschrift für Helmut Gipper, ed. by Günter Heinz and Peter Schmitter, vol. 2, pp. 633-44. Baden-Baden: Valentin Koerner.
Robins, R. H. and Norma McLeod. 1956. Five Yurok songs: A musical and textual analysis. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 18: 592-609.
Sapir, Edward. 1913. Wiyot and Yurok, Algonkin languages of California. American Anthropologist, n.s. 15: 617-64.
. 1915a. Algonkin languages of California: A reply. American Anthropologist, n.s. 17: 188-94.
. 1915b. Epilogue. American Anthropologist 17: 198.
. 1923. The Algonkin affinity of Yurok and Wiyot kinship terms. Journal de la Société des Américanistes de Paris, n.s. 15: 37-74.
. 2001. Yurok texts. Edited by Howard Berman. Collected works of Edward Sapir, vol. 14, Northwest California linguistics, ed. by Victor K. Golla and Sean O'Neill, pp. 1015-38. Berlin: de Gruyter.
Sapir, Jean. 1928. Yurok tales. Journal of American Folk-Lore 41: 253-61.
Spott, Robert, and A. L. Kroeber. 1942. Yurok narratives. UCPAAE 35: 143-256.
Teeter, Karl V. 1964a. Wiyot and Yurok: A preliminary study. Studies in Californian Linguistics, ed. by William Bright. (UCPL 34.) Berkeley: University of California Press.
Teeter, Karl V. 1964b. Algonquian languages and genetic relationships International Congress of Linguists 9:1026-1033.
Teeter, Karl V. 1965. The Algonquian verb: Notes towards a reconsideration. IJAL 31:221-25.
Teeter, Karl V. 1974. Some Algic etymologies. IJAL 40:197-201.
Thompson, Lucy. 1916. To the American Indian: Reminiscences of a Yurok woman. Eureka, Calif.: Cummins Print Shop. [Download here from Internet Archive.] [Reprinted in Berkeley, Calif.: Heyday Books, 1991.]
Uhlenbeck, C. C. 1939. Grammatische invloed van het Algonkisch op het Wiyot en het Yurok. Mededelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afdeeling Letterkunde, series 2, 2/3: 41-49.
Waterman, T. T. 1920. Yurok geography. UCPAAE 16: 177-314.
Waterman, T. T. 1923. Yurok affixes. UCPAAE 20: 369-86.
Waterman, T. T. 1967. All is trouble along the Klamath: A Yurok idyll. American Indian life, ed. by E. W. C. Parsons, pp. 289-96. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.
Waterman, T. T., and A. L. Kroeber. 1934. Yurok marriages. UCPAAE 35: 1-14.
Waterman, T. T., and A. L. Kroeber. 1938. The Kepel fish dam. UCPAAE 35: 49-80.