Bilingual & Multilingual

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Aboriginal English in the Classroom: An Asset or a Liability?

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Farzad Sharifian
Language Awareness, vol. 17, no. 2, 2008, pp. 131-138
Description
Looks at the disadvantages Indigenous Australians endure in the education system and the factors that need to be examined to improve educational outcomes.
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An Aboriginal Language Pedagogy Framework for Western New South Wales

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Tyson Yunkaporta
ab-Original, vol. 3, no. 1, 2019, pp. 130-136
Description
Report summarizes progress of an Indigenous community research project that is creating an Aboriginal pedagogy framework for teaching First Peoples' languages in Western New South Wales, Australia.
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Adult Mohawk Language Immersion Programming

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Bonnie Jane Maracle
McGill Journal of Education, vol. 37, no. 3, Special Issue: Indigenous Education: Ways of Knowing, Thinking, and Doing, 2002, pp. 387-404
Description
Looks at study conducted to determine factors keeping adult students in immersion classes.
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Advancing Aboriginal Languages and Literacy

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jo-Ann Archibald
Eileen Antone
Heather Blair
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 27, no. 1, Advancing Aboriginal Language and Literacy, 2003, p. 1
Description
Introductory article describing the individual perspectives and interests of the authors on this theme.
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Alaskan Haida Stories of Language Growth and Regeneration

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jeane Breinig
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 30, no. 1/2, Indigenous Languages and Indigenous Literature, Winter - Spring, 2006, pp. 110-118
Description
Article explores the successes and challenges of a Haida Language preservation and revitalization program administered by Sealaska Heritage Institute on the Northwest Coast.
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American Indian English Language Learners: Misunderstood and Under-served

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jioanna Carjuzaa
William G. Ruff
Cogent Education, vol. 3, no. 1, December 2016
Description
Discusses the need for comprehensive educational support to facilitate culturally and linguistically diverse students whose lack of English skills are a barrier to their academic success.
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American Indian Reservation Schools: The Achievement Gap

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Caitlin Daley
Description
Looks at how underfunding of schools and lack of cultural framework are contributing to the achievement gap. HIstory Capstone Experience Manuscript--Commonwealth Honors College, 2011.
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American Indian Student Slang

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Alan Dundes
C. Fayne Porter
American Speech, vol. 38, no. 4, December 1963, pp. 270-277
Description
Discusses use of folk speech by students at Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas.
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Anishinaabemdaa

Alternate Title
Learn Anishinaabemowin
Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Little River Band of Ottawa Indians
Description
Website dedicated to teaching and preserving the Anishinaabemowin language. Features include grammar, everyday terms, culture, legends, history, fun and games, and language camp.
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Assessing the Impact of Total Immersion on Cherokee Language Revitalization: A Culturally Responsive, Participatory Approach

Alternate Title
Nurturing Native Languages
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Lizette Peter
Ella Christie
Marilyn Cochran
Dora Dunn
Lula Elk ... [et al.]
Description
Looks at a holistic model of assessment to evaluate language revitalization program developed by the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma. Chapter from Nurturing Native Languages edited by Joh Reyhner, Octaviana V. Trujillo, Roberto Luis Carrasco and Louise Lockard.
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[Association Interprovinciale Watching Over Our Schools]

Archival » Archival Items
Author/Creator
L'Association Interprovinciale
Native Studies Review, vol. 1, no. 1, p. 92
Description
Letter sent to the Deputy Minister of Indian Affairs protesting the fact that French is not being taught at the Duck Lake Indian School. States that this is contrary the Act of Union signed in 1840. Translated from the French.
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At Ramah, New Mexico: Bilingual Legal Education

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Stephen Conn
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 12, no. 2, January 1973, pp. [3-10]
Description
Reviews the high school's legal education program which emphasizes all aspects of living in a pluralistic legal environment.
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Backing Into the Future: Motatau Bilingual School

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Te Tuhi Robust
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 24, no. 1, Q epethet ye Mestiyexw, 2000, pp. 14-29
Description
Impact on the local Maori community as they assumed local control of their school.
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Bilingual/Bicultural Education at Peach Springs: A Hualapai Way of Schooling

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lucille J. Watahomigie
Teresa L. McCarty
Peabody Journal of Education, vol. 69, no. 2, Negotiating the Culture of Indigenous Schools, Winter, 1994, pp. 26-42
Description
Examines the evolution of the program, community involvement, unique issues faced and continuing impact on indigenous schooling.
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Bilingual Education and the Pueblo Indians

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Carletta Suina-Lowery
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 18, no. 2, January 1979, pp. [23-27]
Description
Reviews legislation regarding bilingual-bicultural education and makes recommendations for the development of a program.
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Bilingual Education in an Aboriginal Context: Examining the Transfer of Language Skills From Inuktitut to English or French

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Esther Usborne
Julie Caouette
Qiallak Qumaaluk
Donald M. Taylor
International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, vol. 12, no. 6, 2009, pp. 667-684
Description
Analyzed the language skills of 110 Inuit students participating in a bilingual program in a remote Arctic community.
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Bilingual Education in Nunavut: Trojan Horse or Paper Tiger?

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Andrew Hodgkins
Canadian Journal for New Scholars in Education/Revue canadienne des jeunes chercheures et chercheurs en éducation, vol. 3, no. 1, June 2010, pp. 1-10
Description
Discusses report by Thomas Berger, The Nunavut Project, which was used as the foundation for the Education Act of 2008.
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