Native American Languages by Bethanne Kelly Patrick

By Bethanne Kelly Patrick

Whilst learning the indigenous peoples of North, crucial, and South the US, you will need to take into account that local American cultures are hugely various. With greater than 500 local American international locations and three hundred diversified language teams, there are few common features that follow throughout tribal obstacles. Traditions, ceremonies, activities, video games, dance, subsistence styles, garments, and faith usually differed vastly from tribe to tribe. The local American lifestyles sequence has been written to dispel the various myths and stereotypes approximately local American heritage and traditions, and to supply a extra actual and encompassing trip into the realm of local americans.

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Tomkins, William. Indian Sign Language. New York: Dover Publications, 2012. Waldman, Carl. Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes. New York: Facts on File, 2006. edu/colleges/cla/departments/americanindianstudies/faculty/trj/ Website of the American Indian Studies program at California State University, Long Beach, which is chaired by Professor Troy Johnson. The site presents unique artwork, photographs, video, and sound recordings that accurately reflect the rich history and culture of Native Americans.

Native American Loanwords in Current English. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1994. Hoffman, Elizabeth DeLaney. American Indians and Popular Culture. 2 vols. : ABC-CLIO, 2012. Jones, David, and Brian Molyneaux. The Illustrated Encyclopedia of American Indian Mythology: Legends, Gods and Spirits of North, Central, and South America. : Anness, 2010. Kroskrity, Paul V. and Margaret C. Field. Native American Language Ideologies: Beliefs, Practices, and Struggles in Indian Country. Tuscon: University of Arizona Press, 2009.

Bethanne Kelly Patrick holds a master’s degree in English from the University of Virginia and specializes in middle-school curricula. She is a freelance writer who lives with her husband and two daughters in Virginia.

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