TITLE

Alaskan Haida Stories of Language Growth and Regeneration

AUTHOR(S)
Breinig, Jeane
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
American Indian Quarterly;Winter/Spring2006, Vol. 30 Issue 1/2, p110
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
This article presents the author featuring her experiences about Alaskan Haida stories of language growth and regeneration. The author shares her mother's story about the language. The story states that English language fluency as a tool for Indigenous survival is common to Native peoples, as is the desire to see Native languages flourish again. In addition, the author explores some studies on Haida conducted by linguists. The studies focused primarily on description and analysis for scientific purposes.
ACCESSION #
21517728

 

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