Among the very few cases where they do, are pharyngealization in Nootka (language 730 in Maddieson's survey, Wakashan
, Northern Amerindian), which occurs on the glottal stop only, and labialization in Kabardian (911, Caucasian, "other families").
The "keepers of the language" should be the language family - Algonquin, Athapaskan, Eskimo-Aleut, Haida, Iroquoian, Hutenai, Salishan, Siouan, Tlingit, Wakashan
Two papers, that of Andrews on Akulmiut Eskimo and that of Donald and Mitchell on North West Coast Wakashan
speakers, follow an ecological approach.
1980]: North Wakashan
Comparative Root List Canadian Ethnology Service Paper No.
lCauthen does better when Wakashan
(Henry Cecil), who is now offered at 20-1 for the Derby, wins the