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By M. Eleanor Nevins

This incisive ethnographic research of indigenous language documentation, upkeep, and revitalization specializes in linguistic historical past matters at the local American reservation at castle Apache and explores the wider social, political and spiritual affects on altering language practices in indigenous communities.

  • Offers a targeted ethnographic research of an indigenous group that still explores international 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 individuals of affected groups, and their artistic responses to demanding situations posed by means of encompassing socio-cultural regimes, together with college permitted language experts
  • Provides an ethnographic research of speech in indigenous groups that strikes past narrowly conceived language documentation to think about altering linguistic and social identities

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