From endangered to less endangered: case histories from Brazil and Papua New Guinea

Statement of Responsibility:
Cahill, Michael
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Date:
2004
Abstract:

This article examines various factors in the revitalization of several endangered languages of Brazil and Papua New Guinea in which the people were in imminent danger of dying out as a group. Among these factors were access to consistent medical care and a heightened self-respect.

Edition:
rev. ed.
Extent:
11 pages
Subject:
Language use
Language death
Endangered languages
Sociolinguistics
Language maintenance
Country:
Brazil
Papua New Guinea
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