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Title: Can Schools Save Indigenous Languages?
Subtitle: Policy and Practice on Four Continents
Edited By: Nancy H. Hornberger
Series Title: Palgrave Studies in Minority Languages and Communities
Description:

Editor's Note: This is a new version of a previously announced text.

This volume offers a close look at four cases of indigenous language
revitalization: Māori in Aotearoa/New Zealand, Sàmi in Scandinavia, Hñähñö in
Mexico and Quechua and other indigenous languages in Latin America. Essays
by experts from each case are in turn discussed in international perspective by
four counterpart experts.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Sami, Kemi
Maori
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0230285007
ISBN-13: 9780230285002
Pages: 200
Prices: U.K. £ 19.99