ERIC Number: ED222042
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Language Renewal among American Indian Tribes: Issues, Problems, and Prospects.
St. Clair, Robert, Ed.; Leap, William, Ed.
The essays in this volume cover a range of sociopolitical aspects of Indian language planning (i.e., the politics of dialect, the role of the linguist, and the historical foundations of contemporary language problems), problems faced by the actual experiences of Indian language renewal efforts, and the relationship of Indian language renewal and Indian English proficiency. The articles include: (1) "What is Language Renewal?" by Robert N. St. Clair; (2) "Roles for the Linguist in Indian Bilingual Education," by William L. Leap; (3) "Language Renewal, Bilingualism, and the Young Child," by Dale E. Otto; (4) "Native Americans and Literacy," by Amy Zaharlick; (5) "Historical Foundations of Language Policy: The Nez Perce Case," by James Park; (6) "The Lushootseed Language Project," by Vi Hilbert and Thom Hess; (7) "Cultural Retention Programs and Their Impact on Native American Cultures," by Ralph E. Cooley and Ramona Ballenger; (8) "A Bilingual Education Program for the Yakima Nation," by Florence M. Pimms Haggerty; (9) "Phonologic Variations of Pima English," by Sharon S. Nelson-Barber; (10) "English Acquisition by Monolingual and Bilingual Pima Indian Children," by Mary R. Miller; (11) "The Educational Implications of American Indian English," by Mark S. Fleisher; and (12) "Semilingualism as a Form of Linguistic Proficiency," by William L. Leap. (EKN)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Languages, American Indian Studies, American Indians, Bilingual Education, Creoles, Cultural Education, Educational Policy, Language Attitudes, Language Maintenance, Language Planning, Language Proficiency, Literacy, Nonstandard Dialects, Oral History, Oral Language, Pidgins, Second Language Learning
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC. Dissemination and Improvement of Practice Program.; National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC. Teaching and Learning Program.
Authoring Institution: National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education, Arlington, VA.; InterAmerica Research Associates, Rosslyn, VA.
Identifiers: Comanche (Tribe); Delaware (Tribe); English (American Indian); Kiowa (Tribe); Lushootseed; Nez Perce (Tribe); Pima; Yakima (Nation)