Skip to main content

Indigenous Peoples: Language

This guide supports Prof. Ulrike Wiethaus' courses on Indigenous Peoples.

Boarding Schools

" />



" />



Here's a list of tribal language preservation projects

American Indian Language Development Institute at the University of Arizona

Here's a very thorough research guide from Osaka University

"What Do You Lose When You Lose Your Language?"  by Joshua Fishman

Indian Hand Talk
The National Science Foundation provides this video about efforts to study and preserve Indian Hand Talk.

Indian Hand Talk


New Mexico Spoken Word Club Explores Indian Identity, History
Click on "streaming video" to see a news story about Indian high school students' poetry jam

Subject Guide

Hu Womack's picture
Hu Womack
ZSR Library Room 456
336 758 4314
Need help? Chat with us