This antiquarian volume contains a comprehensive guide to the native American language, Tsimshian. This fascinating and detailed exploration of Tsimshian will appeal to anyone with an interest in the language and those that speak it, and it would make for a great addition to collections of allied literature. The chapters of this book include: 'Distribution of Language and Dialects', 'Phonetics', 'System of Sounds', 'Grouping of Sounds and Laws of Euphony', 'The Phonetic Systems of Nass and Tsimshian', 'Grammatical Processes', 'Ideas Expressed by Grammatical Processes', 'Discussion of Grammar', etcetera. This book was first published in 1910, and is being republished now in an affordable, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author.