Quinault Language: Death of Oliver Mason; end of a resource.

Dave Wells wellsd at elwha.evergreen.edu
Thu May 9 21:22:39 UTC 1996

Dear Colleagues:

Thank you very much for your support.

Dave Wells

> --------------------- forwarded message --------------------
> Date: Wed, 8 May 1996 23:14:23 +1000
> Subject: BOUNCE endangered-languages-l: Non-member submission from 
> [Karl Teeter <kvt at husc.HARVARD.EDU>] > 
> Dear Dave Wells:  Let me extend my condolences, having been in your 
> position in 1962 when Della Prince, born March 13, 1877 and the last 
> speaker of Wiyot, died. Everything you say is true, and all we can do is 
> keep at it -- I am still listening to Della's tapes and entering what she 
> says into a lexical database.  Up with the living! 
> Yours, kvt (=Karl V. Teeter, 
> Professor of Linguistics, Emeritus, Harvard Univ )

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