The following was submitted by Scott Dawson (Hatteras). The extended definitions first four words were provided by Dr. Blair A. Rudes.
The following is a sampling of the Coastal Algonquian language that was translated by Dr. Blair A. Rudes at the request of Coastal Carolina Indian Center in 2006. We’re thankful to Dr. Rudes for his assistance with this project. We are saddened by his unexpected passing in 2008 — not only by the loss of […]
CCIC: How did you get into studying indigenous languages? Dr. Rudes: When I first entered graduate school to study for my Master’s degree at the State University of New York at Buffalo, I was primarily interested in the Celtic languages, in particular Irish Gaelic, since my mother’s side of the family comes from Ireland. I […]
Blair A. Rudes – 1951-2008 28 March 2008 It is with much sadness that we report the news that our dear friend and linguistics advisor, Blair Rudes, passed away from a heart attack on March 16th. Any regular visitors to our website or listeners to our lectures should be well-familiar with Dr. Rudes’ name, […]
Remembering Blair Rudes Blair A. Rudes, 56, died suddenly on March 16, 2008 in Charlotte, NC. Dr. Rudes was born in Gloversville, NY on May 18, 1951 and spent his youth in Piseco, NY. After completing his early education at Piseco Elementary School and Wells Central High School, he attended the State University of New […]