TITLE

DISCOURSE AND IDENTITY IN THE BAFFIN REGION

AUTHOR(S)
Dorais, Louis-Jacques; Sammons, Susan
PUB. DATE
September 2000
SOURCE
Arctic Anthropology;2000, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p92
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes discourse practices in two predominantly Inuit communities, the Iqaluit and Igloolik, in the Baffin Region of Nunavut in the Northwest Territories. Role of English as the lingua franca of the region; Correlation between schooling and decreasing use of Inuktikut; Opinions of Inuit informants on the usefulness and importance of each language.
ACCESSION #
4339147

 

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