By M. Eleanor Nevins
This incisive ethnographic research of indigenous language documentation, upkeep, and revitalization specializes in linguistic background concerns at the local American reservation at citadel Apache and explores the wider social, political and spiritual impacts on altering language practices in indigenous communities.
- Offers a concentrated ethnographic research of an indigenous neighborhood that still explores worldwide problems with language endangerment and upkeep and their socio-historical contexts
- Addresses the complexities and conflicts in language documentation and revitalization courses, and the way they articulate with localized discourse genres, schooling practices, spiritual ideals, and politics
- Examines differing reviews of language loss, and upkeep, between participants of affected groups, and their inventive responses to demanding situations posed via encompassing socio-cultural regimes, together with collage authorised language experts
- Provides an ethnographic research of speech in indigenous groups that strikes past narrowly conceived language documentation to contemplate altering linguistic and social identities
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Lessons from Fort Apache: Beyond Language Endangerment and Maintenance (Wiley Blackwell Studies in Discourse and Culture) by M. Eleanor Nevins