Indigenous Languages Across the 
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Indigenous Languages Across the Community


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Indigenous Languages Across the Community
edited by Barbara Burnaby and Jon Reyhner
Copyright © 2002 by Northern Arizona University

Contents
Publication Information
Purchasing Information
Dedication
Introduction

Section I: Broad Perspectives and Policy
1. Ko te reo te mauri o te mana Maori: The language is the life essence of Maori existence
Te Tuhi Robust
2. The preservation and use of our languages: Respecting the natural order of the Creator
Verna Kirkness
3. Maori: New Zealand Latin?
Timoti Karetu
4. Using Indigenous languages for teaching and learning in Zimbabwe
Juliet Thondhlana
5. Language planning in a trans-national speech community
Geneva Langworthy

Section II: Language and Whole Community Development
6. The way of the drum--When earth becomes heart
Grafton Antone, Lois Provost Turchetti
7. The need for an ecological cultural community
Robert St. Clair, John A. Busch
8. Building a community language development team with Québec Naskapi
Bill Jancewicz, Marguerite MacKenzie, George Guanish,Silas Nabinicaboo
9. Methods of madness: The Tuscarora Language Committee
Francene Patterson
10. Daghida: Cold Lake First Nation works towards Dene language revitalization
Heather Blair, Sally Rice, Valerie Wood, John Janvier


Section III: Educational Advances
11. The Jicarilla Apache language summer day camp
Maureen Olson
12. Report on the workshop "World of Inuktitut"
Janet McGrath
13. Awakening the languages: Challenges of enduring language programs; field reports from fifteen programs from Arizona, New Mexico and Oklahoma
Mary S. Linn, Tessie Naranjo, Sheilah Nicholas, Inée Slaughter, Akira Yamamoto, Ofelia Zepeda
14. A Native language immersion program for adults: Reflections on Year I
David Kanatawakhon Maracle and Merle Richards
15. The importance of women's literacy in language stabilization projects
Jule Gomez de Garcia, Maureen Olson, Melissa Axelrod
16. Teaching reading with puppets
Ruth Bennett
17. Assessing Lakota language teaching issues on the Cheyenne River Reservation
Marion BlueArm
18. Incorporating traditional Nehiyaw/Plains Cree education in the university
Myron Paskemin, Donna Paskemin

Section IV: Language and Literacy Development
19. Collecting texts in Craô and Portuguese for teaching
Sueli Maria de Souza
20. Early vocabularies and dictionary development: A cautionary note
Blair Rudes
21. The process of spelling standardization of Innu-Aimun (Montagnais)
Anne-Marie Baraby
22. Maintaining Indigenous languages in North America: What can we learn from studies of pidgins and creoles?
Anne Goodfellow, Pauline Alfred

Section V: The Media
23. Ojibway hockey CD-ROM in the making
Shirley Williams
24. The use of multimedia and the arts in language revitalization, maintenance and development: The case of the Balsas Nahuas of Guerreo, Mexico
José Antonio Flores Farfán
25. The languages of Indigenous Peoples in Chukotka and the media
Galina Diatchkova
26. Language revitalization using multimedia
Peter Brand, John Elliott, Ken Foster

Section VI: Meeting of Inuit and Yupik Participants
27. Meeting of the Inuktitut and Yupik family of languages on May 12, 2000
Guy Delorme, Jacques Raymond

Biographical Information on the Authors


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