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Name: Anthony  K.  Webster
Institution: Southern Illinois University
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: IL
Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Apache, Lipan
Apache, Mescalero-Chiricahua
Language Family(ies): Athapaskan
Selected Publications: ‘Ałk’idaa’ Mą’ii Jooldlosh, Jiní: Poetic Devices in Navajo Oral
and Written Poetry. Anthropological Linguistics. 48(3): 233-265.

On Speaking to him (Coyote): The Discourse Function of the yi-
/bi- alternation in some Chiricahua Apache Narratives. Southwest Journal of Linguistics. 25(2): 143-160.

From Hóyéé to Hajinei: On Some Implications of Feelingful Iconicity and Orthography in Navajo Poetry. Pragmatics. 2006. 16(4): 535-549.

Keeping the Word: On Orality and Literacy (with a sideways glance at Navajo). Oral Tradition. 2006. 21(2): 295-324.

The Mouse that Sucked: “Translating” a Navajo Poem. Studies in American Indian Literature. 2006. 18(1): 37-49.

Coyote Poems: Navajo Poetry, Intertextuality, and Language
Choice. American Indian Culture and Research Journal. 2004. 28(4): 69-91.

Lisandro Mendez’s ‘Coyote and Deer’: On Reciprocity, Narrative Structures and Interaction. American Indian Quarterly. 1999. 23(1): 1-24.

Sam Kenoi’s Coyote Stories: Rhetoric and Poetics in some Chiricahua Narratives. American Indian Culture and Research Journal. 1999. 23(1): 137-163.

Articles to appear:

A Note on Plains Apache Warpath Vocabulary. International Journal of American Linguistics.

“To all the Former Cats and Stomps of the Navajo Nation:” Performance, the individual, and cultural poetic traditions. Language in Society.
Courses Taught: Native Peoples of the Southwest
Native American Verbal Art
Descriptive Phonetics and Phonology
Historical Linguistics
Undergraduate Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology
Graduate Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology
Dissertation Director * of: Rhetorical Strategies and Political Gift Giving in the Orinoco Delta
(Juan Rodriguez, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: "To all the former cats and stomps of the Navajo Nation:" Performance, the individual, and cultural poetic traditions

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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