Geography and place names
Click on an area of the map, from Robert Spott and A. L. Kroeber's 1942 Yurok Narratives, to see the names of places in that area. The geography database is being expanded but is still very incomplete, so you may not find what you want.
Teaching, learning, and documenting Yurok
Florence Shaughnessy may have contributed more to Yurok language documentation than any other person. Not only was she a generous host to linguists from R. H. Robins in 1951, through William Bright, Howard Berman, and Paul Proulx, to Jean Perry in 1986, teaching her language and recording many texts
over four decades, but she was a recognized leader and knowledgeable elder within her community.
[Photo: Diana Heberger.]