Born in the Blood: On Native American Translation

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Since Europeans first encountered Native Americans, problems relating to language and text translation have been an issue. Translators needed to create the tools for translation, such as dictionaries, still a difficult undertaking today. Although the fact that many Native languages do not share even the same structures or classes of words as European languages has always made translation difficult, translating cultural values and perceptions into the idiom of another culture renders the process even more difficult. In Born ...

Born in the Blood: On Native American Translation 2011, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803267596

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