ELL: Number of written lgs in the world: Allen's comments part 1

Jon Reyhner Jon.Reyhner at NAU.EDU
Tue Mar 16 05:24:15 UTC 1999

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Date: Mon, 15 Mar 1999 21:24:15 -0800
From: Jon Reyhner <Jon.Reyhner at NAU.EDU>
Subject: Re: ELL: Number of written lgs in the world: Allen's comments part 1
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Announcing publication of "Revitalizing Indigenous Languages," a
selection of papers presented at the Fifth Annual Stabilizing Indigenous
Languages Symposium "Strategies for Language Renewal and Revitalization"
held in Louisville, Kentucky, in May 1998. The introduction and 11
papers discuss opportunities and obstacles faced by language
revitalization efforts, programs and models for promoting indigenous
languages, the role of writing role in indigenous language renewal, and
how new technology is being used to compile indigenous language
dictionaries, publish indigenous language materials, and link together
dispersed indigenous language communities. The papers are posted in
their entirety at the Teaching Indigenous Languages Website at
http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~jar/TIL.html along with information on how the
paperback version (available approximately 4/15/99) can be purchased
along with the previous Stabilizing Indigenous Languages publications:
"Stabilizing Indigenous Languages" and "Teaching Indigenous Languages."
The Website also has information on the June 3-5, 1999 conference being
held at The University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona.

The papers included are "Some Basics of Indigenous Language
Revitalization" by Jon Reyhner; "Some Rare and Radical Ideas for Keeping
Indigenous Languages Alive" by Richard Littlebear; "Running the Gauntlet
of an Indigenous Language Program" by Steve Greymorning; "Sm.lgyax
Language Renewal: Prospects and Options" by Daniel S. Rubin; "Reversing
Language Shift: Can Kwak.ala Be Revived" by Stan J. Anonby; "Using
TPR-Storytelling to Develop Fluency and Literacy in Native American
Languages" byGina P. Cantoni; "Documenting and Maintaining Native
American Languages for the 21st Century: The Indiana University Model"
byDouglas R. Parks, Julia Kushner, Wallace Hooper, Francis Flavin,
Delilah Yellow Bird, and Selena Ditmar; "The Place of Writing in
Preserving an Oral Language" byRuth Bennett, Pam Mattz, Silish Jackson,
and Harold Campbell; "Indigenous Language Codification: Cultural
Effects" by Brian Bielenberg; "Enhancing Language Material Availability
Using Computers" by Mizuki Miyashita and Laura A. Moll ; "The New Mass
Media and the Shaping of Amazigh Identity" by Amar Almasude; and
"Self-Publishing Indigenous Language Materials" by Robert N. St. Clair,
John Busch, B. Joanne Webb
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