ERIC Number: EJ610354
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Training for Fieldwork in Endangered-Language Communities.
Yamamoto, Akira Y.
Practicing Anthropology, v21 n2 p12-15 Spr 1999
Academic fieldworkers in language-endangered communities must be able to undertake all aspects of linguistic work, elicit linguistic information from speakers, document naturally occurring speech data, present research results in a comprehensible manner to the community and to academia, and develop cooperative programs based on mutual trust. Strategies for enticing American Indians into higher education are discussed. (TD)
Descriptors: American Indian Languages, American Indians, Anthropological Linguistics, Community Involvement, Cultural Awareness, Educational Strategies, Field Studies, Higher Education, Language Maintenance, Language Research, Participatory Research, Research Skills, Researcher Subject Relationship, Researchers
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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