ERIC Number: ED231559
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Arapaho Alphabet: Arapaho Language #3. Arapaho Language--Student Workbook.
Third in the series on Arapaho language, the student workbook presents a history of American Indian languages and introduces the Arapaho language. The history section includes an outline of North American Indian language families (Algonquian, Athabaskan, Iroquoian, Siouan, Uto-Aztecan); a brief summary of the study of American Indian languages; and five learning activities pertaining to Indian languages. The Arapaho language is introduced by briefly accounting the efforts made to convert the "unwritten" Arapaho language into a written language consisting of 16 symbols. Lessons pertaining to the Arapaho alphabet include pronunciation of vowels and consonants, syllables, transcribing English words using the Arapaho alphabet, spelling, the use of accent marks, and practice word lists in Arapaho. Concluding the workbook are three student activities pertaining to the history of the Arapaho language. (ERB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Indian Education Programs.
Authoring Institution: Wyoming Indian High School, Ethete.