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Clare Cook

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Clare Cook
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Linguist, family historian.

Clare received her PhD in Linguistics from the University of British Columbia and completed a SSHRC postdoctoral fellowship under the supervision of H. C. Wolfart at the University of Manitoba, specializing in the structure of Plains Cree. She wrote The Clause-Typing System of Plains Cree: Indexicality, Anaphoricity, and Contrast. She has taught classes and workshops on Linguistics, Language Pedagogy, Issues in Teaching Native Languages, Structure of Cree, Genealogical Research, and Genetic Genealogy. She is an independent researcher based in Ontario.

Her articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

A Cup of Cold Water: Alfred Kirkness and the Brandon Residential School’s Cemeteries
Manitoba History, Number 78, Summer 2015

Page revised: 2 July 2015

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