By Leanne Hinton
innovate, improvise, and fight day-by-day to go on endangered languages
to their kids. Elaina Albers of Northern California holds
a tape recorder as much as her womb so her child can listen outdated songs in
Karuk. The Baldwin family members of Montana placed labels far and wide their house
marked with the Miami phrases for universal items and activities,
to preserve the vocabulary current and clean. In Massachusetts, at the
birth in their first daughter, Jessie Little Doe Baird and her husband
convince the obstetrician and nurses to stay silent in order that the first
words their child hears during this global are Wampanoag.
Thirteen autobiographical bills of language revitalization, ranging
from Irish Gaelic to Mohawk, Kawaiisu to Maori, are brought
together via Leanne Hinton, professor emerita of linguistics at UC
Berkeley, who for many years has been major efforts to maintain the
rich linguistic background of the area. these looking to keep their
language will locate specific guide in those pages; each person who
admires the human spirit will locate plentiful inspiration.
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