Native American English accent

Paul Frank paulfrank at WANADOO.FR
Tue Oct 3 08:04:29 UTC 2000

> << I was wondering how come so many Native
> Americans I hear on the radio or on TV seem to have the same accent >>
> This is a very interesting question addressed at length in this book:
> William L. Leap, American Indian English. U of Utah Press, 1993.
> I hesitate to summarize his findings in a sentence or two. Perhaps someone
> else who knows the book can do so.
>  - Allan Metcalf

As I live in the boondocks (quite literally: in the French Alps) and a
million miles from the nearest research library I would very much appreciate
a summary in a sentence or two or three.

Paul Frank
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