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Title:The History of Federal and State Language Policy and the Effect on the Indigenous Peoples of Alaska
Contributor (author):Wirts, Eleanor
Contributor (speaker):Krauss, Michael E.
Creator:Wirts, Eleanor
Krauss, Michael E.
Description:1. Ts. Paper on the history of language policy in Alaska and its impacts on Native people. A brief history of contact by Russians and Europeans is followed by a more detailed analysis of Sheldon Jackson and the United States Bureau of Education, English Only policy enforced from 1910-1960. Other topics include: the Civil Rights era 1967 Federal Bilingual Education Act; the 1972 Alaska Bilingual Education bill; and the 1990 Federal Native American Languages Act. 16 pp. 2. Ts. Michael Krauss was interviewed for this paper on April 17, 2008. Notes from this interview include the questions: What is the History of Native language in BSSD school? Were early missionaries/educators the primary vector for language change or was it more the advancement of statehood? When did the Inupiaq language first become a written language? Has the written language helped to preserve the oral language in Native communities and with younger generations. Mike Krauss gives his honest opinion. 8 pp. Citation: ED 669 Reading, Language and Culture UAF class taught by Dr. Patrick Marlow.
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OaiIdentifier:  oai:anla.uaf.edu:G008W2008
DateStamp:  2014-05-13
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Citation: Wirts, Eleanor; Krauss, Michael E. 2008. Alaska Native Language Archive.
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