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Indigenous Peoples and Languages of Alaska


by Michael Krauss, Gary Holton, Jim Kerr, and Colin T. West

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This exquisitely illustrated and extensive map charts the peoples and languages of Alaska natives. The author, who founded the Alaska Native Language Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and directed it until 2000, was responsible for assembling the archive of Alaska Native language documentation and has for more than two decades worked to bring the world’s attention to the enormity of the language endangerment crisis. A central contribution to the field of Alaska studies, Indigenous People and Languages of Alaska offers a unique geographic perspective and reflects the most updated, contemporary research. It will serve as an essential resource for Native and linguistic researchers.

Michael Krauss is professor emeritus of linguistics, University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Gary Holton is the director of the Alaska Native Language Archive and a member of the advisory board of the Open Language Archives Community.

Jim Kerr is a former systems analyst for the Institute of Social and Economic Research.

Colin T. West is assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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  • Other Price: $16.95
  • Other ISBN: 978-1-55500-113-1
  • Publication Month: January
  • Publication Year: 2012
  • Discount Type: Trade
  • Author: by Michael Krauss, Gary Holton, Jim Kerr, and Colin T. West
  • ECommerce Code: 9781555001131

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