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Indigenous languages and the promise of archives

Summary: "Explores new applications of the American Philosophical Society's Library materials as twenty-first century scholars seek to partner on collaborative projects, often through the application of digital technologies, that assist ongoing efforts at cultural and linguistic revitalization movements within Native communities"--

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  • ISBN: 9781496224330
  • ISBN: 1496224337
  • ISBN: 9781496224620
  • ISBN: 1496224620
  • ISBN: 9781496225184
  • ISBN: 9781496225191
  • ISBN: 9781496225207
  • Physical Description: print
    xviii, 517 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: [Lincoln, Nebraska] : The University of Nebraska Press ; [2021]

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General Note:
Papers presented at the symposium, Translating across Time and Space: Endangered Languages, Cultural Revitalization, and the Work of History, hosted by the Center for Native American and Indigenous Research (CNAIR) at the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia, from October 13-15, 2016.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Collaborative Research and Language Revitalization: Toward a Relational Ontology across Time and Space / Regna Darnell -- Decolonizing Archives. Commentary / by Robert J. Miller. Decolonial Futures of Sharing: "Protecting Our Voice," Intellectual Property, and Penobscot Nation Language Materials / Jane Anderson and James E. Francis Sr. -- The Legacy of Hunter-Gatherers at the American Philosophical Society: Frank G. Speck, James M. Crawford, and Revitalizing the Yuchi Language / Richard A. Grounds -- Supporting Researchers of Indigenous Vernacular Archives / Lisa Conathan -- Revitalization Tools. Commentary / by Bethany Wiggin. Locally Contingent and Community-Dependent: Tools and Technologies for Indigenous Language Mobilization / Jennifer Carpenter, Annie Guerin, Michelle Kaczmarek, Gerry Lawson, Kim Lawson, Lisa P. Nathan, and Mark Turin -- Translating American Indian Sign Language from the 1800s to the Present Day / Jeffrey Davis -- Power and Language. Commentary / by Diana E. Marsh. "The Indian Republic of Letters": Scholarly Networks and Indigenous Knowledge in Philology / Sean P. Harvey -- Literacy, Cross-Cultural Interaction, and Colonialism: The Making of a Nineteenth-Century Nez Perce Mission Primer / Anne Keary -- Across Space and Time: Letters from the Dakota People, 1838-1878 / Gwen N. Westerman and Glenn M. Wasicuna -- Landscape and Language. Commentary / by Michael Silverstein. Cúz̕lhkan Sqwe̓qwel ('I Am Going to Tell a Story'): Revitalizing Stories to Strengthen Fish, Water, and the Upper St'át'imc Salish Language / Sarah Carmen Mortiz -- No Time Like the Present: Living American Indian Languages, Landscapes, and Histories / Bernard C. Perley, Margaret Ann Noodin, and Cary Miller -- Creative Collaborations. Commentary / by Regna Darnell. "Going Over" and Coming Back: Reclaiming the Cherokee Singing Book for Contemporary Language Revitalization / Sara Snyder Hopkins -- Teaching Wailaki: Archives, Interpretation, and Collaboration / Kayla Begay, Justin Spence, and Cheryl Tuttle -- Transforming Collecting. Commentary / by Jennifer R. O'Neal. Museums and the Revitalization of Endangered Languages and Knowledge / Gwyneira Isaac -- Shriniinlii ('Fix It') The Grease Mechanics of Translating Gwich'in / Craig Mishler and Kenneth Frank -- Conclusion: The Power of Words, Relationships, and Archives / Mary S. Linn.
Subject: Indians of North America Languages Congresses
Language revival United States Congresses
Language revival Canada Congresses
Indians of North America Archives Congresses
Indians of North America Library resources Congresses
Langage et langues Renouveau États-Unis Congrès
Langage et langues Renouveau Canada Congrès
Indians of North America Archives
Indians of North America Languages
Indians of North America Library resources
Language revival
United States
Genre: Congress
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.

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