We Are Our Language: An Ethnography of Language Revitalization in a Northern Athabaskan Community

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For many communities around the world, the revitalization or at least the preservation of an indigenous language is a pressing concern. Understanding the issue involves far more than compiling simple usage statistics or documenting the grammar of a tongue--it requires examining the social practices and philosophies that affect indigenous language survival. In presenting the case of Kaska, an endangered language in an Athabascan community in the Yukon, Barbra Meek asserts that language revitalization requires more than ...

We Are Our Language: An Ethnography of Language Revitalization in a Northern Athabaskan Community 2012, University of Arizona Press, Tucson

ISBN-13: 9780816514533

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We Are Our Language: An Ethnography of Language Revitalization in a Northern Athabascan Community 2011, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816527175

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