Languages & Linguistics
Exploring Language and Culture in the Pacific Northwest
This engaging volume for both general readers and language scholars brings together research and perspectives from linguistics, history, and cultural studies to help readers understand how and why language is of utmost importance to the past, present, and future of the Pacific Northwest.
Told in contemporary Anishinaabe storytelling style, Otter’s Journey takes us across the globe to explore how the work in Indigenous language revitalization can inform the emerging field of Indigenous legal revitalization.
Lushootseed syeyehub, Volume 2: Tales from the Skagit Valley
Nine traditional stories from the Skagit Valley, presented with line-by-line interlinear glosses, illuminate the grammatical and narrative richness of the Lushootseed language
Volume 1: Snohomish Texts
This invaluable analysis of eighteen Lushootseed traditional stories includes interlinear grammatical analyses.
In presenting the case of Kaska, an endangered language in an Athapascan community in the Yukon, Barbra Meek asserts that language revitalization requires more than just linguistic rehabilitation; it demands a social transformation. The process must mend rips and tears in the social fabric of the language community that result from an enduring colonial history.
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