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Collaborative Development of Blackfoot Language Courses
|Title:||Collaborative Development of Blackfoot Language Courses|
Native American Languages
|Issue Date:||Dec 2013|
|Publisher:||University of Hawaii Press|
|Citation:||Miyashita, Mizuki and Annabelle Chatsis. 2013. Collaborative Development of Blackfoot Language Courses. Language Documentation & Conservation. 7: 302-330.|
|Abstract:||This paper presents the experience of developing a Blackfoot language course as a collaboration between a Blackfoot native speaker and a linguist. During the process, we encountered various challenges typical of indigenous language education in the United States. These include issues such as the lack of language teaching materials, the existence of multiple dialects and various writing systems, and the lack of teacher training opportunities. This paper describes our attempts at addressing these issues and devising strategies to meet these challenges.|
|Sponsor:||National Foreign Language Resource Center|
|Rights:||Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 United States|
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported
|Appears in Collections:||Volume 07 : Language Documentation & Conservation|
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