Sociolinguistic survey (level one) of the Reshe people

Statement of Responsibility:
Dettweiler, Stephen H. and Sonia G. Dettweiler
Series Issue:
2002-042
Date:
2002
Part Of Series:
SIL Electronic Survey Reports 2002-042
Extent:
50 pages
Abstract:

The paper documents a survey of the Reshe people of southern Kebbi State and western Niger State. The field research portion of this survey was conducted in a period of one week, in March 1992. Based on data from 1973, Reshe is a candidate for a language development program. However, preliminary background research on the Reshe people and language suggests the possiblity that the Reshe language community may be undergoing a shift in their primary language from Reshe to Hausa. Attention is focused on indicators of language shift.

Publication Status:
Published
Country:
Nigeria
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Subject:
Sociolinguistics
Language surveys
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Entry Number:
9131