Indigenous Language Revitalization  

Stabilizing Indigenous Languages 

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Stabilizing Indigenous Languages

edited by Gina Cantoni

Copyright © 1996 & 2007 by Northern Arizona University


Publication Information
Introduction Gina Cantoni
Preface Richard E. Littlebear

I. Needs and Rationale: Jon Reyhner, Facilitator

1. November 1994 Roundtable: Needs and Rationale Group Abstract
2. Rationale and Needs for Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Jon Reyhner
3. Status of Native American Language Endangerment Michael Krauss
4. Aboriginal Language Maintenance, Development, and Enhancement Barbara Burnaby
II. Language Policy: William Demmert and Robert Arnold, Facilitators
5. November 1994 Roundtable: Native American Language Policy Group
6. OBEMLA's Commitment to Endangered Languages Dang T. Pham
7. Seven Hypothesis on Language Loss: Causes and Cures James Crawford
8. Policy Documents
Native American Languages Act of 1990
National Goals: Indian Nations at Risk Task Force
III. Families and Communities: Joshua Fishman, Benjamin Barney, and Dan McLaughlin Facilitators
9. November 1994 Roundtable: Families and Communities Group
10. What Do You Lose When You Lose a Language Joshua Fishman
11. What My Hualapai Language Means To Me Damon Clarke
12. Language Activists Panel Summary Jon Reyhner
13. Written Statement Rosemary Christensen
14. Media, Writers, Arts Session Summary Laura Wallace
15. Written Statement Ofelia Zepeda
Cover of <i>Stabilizing Indigenous Languages</I>
IV. Education: John Oller and Richard Littlebear, Facilitators
16. November 1994 Roundtable: Education Group Abstract
17. Early Childhood Session Summary Gary D. McLean
18. Schools/Language Acquistion Summary Gary D. McLean
19. Schools/Developmental Session Summary Ferlin Clark
20. Colleges and Universities Session Summary
21. Native American Student Panel Summary Jon Reyhner & Deborah House
22. Adult Education Session Summary Deborah House & Jon Reyhner
V. Additional Papers
23. American Samoa Language Arts and Culture Bernadette Manase, Elisapeta Luaao, and Mataio Fiamalua
24. Beauford-Delta Divisional Board of Education Pauline Gordon
25. Hawaiian Language Programs Kauanoe Kamana and William H. Wilson
26. Lower Kuskokwim Bilingual Programs Beverly Williams, Kathy Gross, and Duane Magoon
27. Navajo Immersion Program Lettie Nave
28. Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Emmett S. White, Kelly Washington, and Beverly Smith
29. Stories for Language Revitalization in Nahuatl and Chichimeca Norbert Francis & Rafael Nieto Andrade
24. The Tarahumara of Mexico: An Overview Carl Paciotto
30. Tuba City Gary D. McLean & Jon Reyhner
VI. Conclusion
31. Maintaining Languages: What Works and What Doesn't Joshua Fishman
VII. Appendices (Updated html files)
Selected Resources on Endangered Language Renewal Jon Reyhner
A Model for Promoting Native American Language Preservation and Teaching

VIII. Contributors

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