Linguistics

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Maya Ethnolinguistic Identity

The University of Arizona Press

Ethnographer and anthropologist Brigittine French mobilizes new critical-theoretical perspectives in linguistic anthropology, applying them to the politically-charged context of contemporary Guatemala. French shows, with useful examples, how constructions of language and collective identity are, in fact, strategies undertaken to serve the goals of institutions and social actors.

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Lessons from a Quechua Strongwoman

The University of Arizona Press

Using the intriguing stories and words of a Quechua-speaking woman named Luisa Cadena from the Pastaza Province of Ecuador, Janis B. Nuckolls reveals a complex language system in which ideophony, dialogue, and perspective are all at the core of cultural and grammatical communications among Amazonian Quechua

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We Are Our Language

The University of Arizona Press

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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Nooksack Place Names

Geography, Culture, and Language

UBC Press

The first comprehensive study of Nooksack place names in Washington State and southern British Columbia, based on historical records and field trips with elders.

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Tellings from Our Elders: Lushootseed syeyehub

Volume 1: Snohomish Texts

UBC Press

This invaluable analysis of eighteen Lushootseed traditional stories includes interlinear grammatical analyses.

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Tellings From Our Elders: Lushootseed syeyehub

The Complete Two-Volume Set

UBC Press

Twenty-seven traditional Lushootseed stories are presented in this two-volume set, complete with English translations and interlinear grammatical analyses.

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Tellings from Our Elders

Lushootseed syeyehub, Volume 2: Tales from the Skagit Valley

UBC Press

Nine traditional stories from the Skagit Valley, presented with line-by-line interlinear glosses, illuminate the grammatical and narrative richness of the Lushootseed language

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Integrated Korean

Accelerated 1

University of Hawai'i Press
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