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ERIC Number: EJ401819
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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The Sociolinguistics of Navajo Literacy.
McLaughlin, Daniel
Anthropology and Education Quarterly, v20 n4 p275-90 Dec 1989
Develops a critique of the "special diglossia" idea: the notion that Navajos speak Navajo but read and write English. Describes uses for English and Navajo literacy in one community on the Navajo reservation. Applies concepts such as institution, ideology, power, and empowerment to these uses. (JS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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Language: English
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