Adam Werle

Linguist, Language Activist, Wakashanist

I am a linguist, language activist, and Wakashanist. I document and teach Aboriginal American languages spoken on and around Vancouver Island, especially Nuuchahnulth, Ditidaht, Kwak̓wala, and Makah. I work with Native people and communities to restore their languages. My technical interests include prosodic phonology, clisis, and Wakashan grammar. I am based in Sidney, Somass (Port Alberni), and Seattle.



Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Linguistics, University of Victoria
Box 1700 STN CSC, Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
tel 1-250-721-6634, fax 1-250-721-7423


My curriculum vitae (pdf)
My personal page:
Wakashan Linguistics Page:
Westcoast (South Wakashan) language materials:

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