Anthropology 1020E Lecture Notes - Lecture 23: The Younger Generation, Language Revitalization, Language Shift

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APRIL 5 2016 LECTURE
LAST LINGUISTIC LECTURE
Meek
Was not about the language itself but what is being done to keep the language alive
Moving away from revitalization and moving towards socialization
oTalks about elders and younger people
Elders
Archives
oThey are the ones that remember and are experts in the
field
Defines them as not being active in the workforce
oExcept when they are teaching in the language
revitalization project
The project changes the status that they have in
the community
One of the tools that she has is the notion of disjuncture
oThe relation between two or more things
Maintaining one’s culture heritage
oDisconnect
In communication, language revitalization
The language shift
oThe majority of the community is English speaking
Some of the community speaks both English and Kaska
oThe elders that are being asked to teach the language are the ones that went to
residential schools
They were not allowed to speak Kaska at school but spoke it everywhere
else
Now they are trying to speak Kaska in school but speak English
everywhere else
This revitalization is a work in progress and has not succeeded yet
oIt might not ever succeed
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