ERIC Number: EJ610358
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Reflections on Linguistic Fieldwork in Two Native American Communities.
Practicing Anthropology, v21 n2 p28-33 Spr 1999
Culturally appropriate means of conducting language research among American Indians is critical for maintaining cooperation and for increasing the depth of data collected. The apprentice-elder and fictive kinship models used in research with two Siouan-speaking tribes are discussed, as well as their practical applications, the importance of interpersonal contexts, and implications for future research. (TD)
Descriptors: American Indian Languages, American Indians, Anthropological Linguistics, Apprenticeships, Community Involvement, Cultural Differences, Field Studies, Language Maintenance, Language Research, Participatory Research, Research Methodology, Researcher Subject Relationship, Researchers
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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