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Revitalizing Indigenous Languages. Papers presented at the Annual Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Symposium (5th, Louisville, KY, May 15-16, 1998) [microform] / Jon Reyhner, Ed., Gina Cantoni, Ed. and Robert N. St. Clair, Ed
Bib ID 5625910
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
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Northern Arizona Univ., Flagstaff. Center for Excellence in Education
 
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Description [Washington D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1999 
163 p. 
ISBN 9780967055404
0967055407
Summary

This volume of conference papers examines issues and approaches in the revitalization of American Indian and other indigenous languages. Sections discuss obstacles and opportunities for language revitalization, language revitalization efforts and approaches, the role of writing in language revitalization, and using technology in language revitalization. Following an introduction, "Some Basics of Indigenous Language Revitalization" (Jon Reyhner), the 11 papers are: (1) "Some Rare and Radical Ideas for Keeping Indigenous Languages Alive" (Richard Littlebear); (2) "Running the Gauntlet of an Indigenous Language Program" (Steve Greymorning); (3) "Sm'algyax Language Renewal: Prospects and Options" (Daniel S. Rubin); (4) "Reversing Language Shift: Can Kwak'wala Be Revived?" (Stan J. Anonby); (5) "Using TPR-Storytelling To Develop Fluency and Literacy in Native American Languages" (Gina P. Cantoni); (6) "Documenting and Maintaining Native American Languages for the 21st Century: The Indiana University Model" (Douglas R. Parks, Julia Kushner, Wallace Hooper, Francis Flavin, Delilah Yellow Bird, Selena Ditmar); (7) "The Place of Writing In Preserving an Oral Language" (Ruth Bennett, Pam Mattz, Silish Jackson, Harold Campbell); (8) "Indigenous Language Codification: Cultural Effects" (Brian Bielenberg); (9) "Enhancing Language Material Availability Using Computers" (Mizuki Miyashita, Laura A. Moll); (10) "The New Mass Media and the Shaping of Amazigh Identity" (Amar Almasude); and (11) "Self-Publishing Indigenous Language Materials" (Robert N. St. Clair, John Busch, B. Joanne Webb). Contains references in most papers, author profiles, and a poem, "Repatriated Bones, Unrepatriated Spirits" (Richard Littlebear). (SV)

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Availability: Center for Excellence in Education, Northern Arizona University, P.O. Box 5774, Flagstaff, AZ 86011-5774; Tel: 520-523-4710 ($10.00 plus $3.00 postage). Individual papers available at Web site: http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~jar/RIL_Contents.html.

ERIC Note: For selected individual papers, see RC 021 956-966.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects American Indian Languages.  |  Community Education.  |  Elementary Secondary Education.  |  Foreign Countries.  |  Higher Education.  |  Language Maintenance.  |  Literacy.  |  Material Development.  |  Second Language Instruction.  |  Teaching Methods.  |  Endangered Languages
Form/genre Books.  |  Collected Works, Proceedings.
Other authors/contributors Reyhner, Jon, editor  |  Cantoni, Gina, editor  |  St. Clair, Robert N., editor  |  Yazzie, Evangeline Parsons, editor  |  Northern Arizona Univ., Flagstaff. Center for Excellence in Education
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