DOBES Archive

¡ BIENVENIDOS AL ARCHIVO DE LA LENGUA ACHÉ ! Para comenzar por favor hacer doble clic en el nodo "Aché" en el árbol de directorios en el lado izquierdo de la ventana del navegador y después hacer clic en "index.html". WELCOME TO THE ARCHIVE OF THE ACHÉ LANGUAGE ! To start please doubleclick on the "Aché" node in the tree in the left part of the window and then click on "index.html".
:: the language :: The Beaver language is an endangered First Nation language spoken in British Columbia and Alberta. It is still spoken in six different reserves by some 150 speakers; the youngest of those are in their thirties. Beaver is not acquired by children anymore and the vast majority of the adult speakers are bilingual in Beaver and English. It belongs to a Northern branch of the Athabaskan language family. The Athabaskan languages belong together with Tlingit and Eyak to a larger language family, the Athabaskan-Eyak-Tlingit family. The Athabaskan branch is divided into six subgroups: Southern Alaska, Central Alaska-Yukon, Northwestern Canada, Central British Columbia, Pacific...