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Publications in Language Use and Education is a serial publication of SIL International. The series began as Publications in Sociolinguistics, a venue for works covering a broad range of topics in sociolinguistics, and has been expanded to include topics in mother tongue literacy, multilingual education, educational anthropology, and a variety of other issues and topics related to language and education.
While investigating endangered languages, many researchers become interested in developing literacy for these languages. However, often their linguistic training has not provided practical guidance in this area. This book, with contributions by experienced practitioners, helps fill this gap.
In this book, the author examines the relationship of indigenous Austronesian languages and the pidgin/creole language, Tok Pisin.
The In-Between People studies how the Kaugel-speaking people of Papua New Guinea approach the tension that results from the intersection of the old and new cultures.
This study provides an in-depth description of Kayapo knowledge transmission. It bridges the disciplines of education and anthropology and expands our knowledge of indigenous processes of education.
Bilingual schools were initiated at the end of the 1940s among the Machiguenga people of the Peruvian rainforest. This study presents a forty-year chronology of the sociological and educational aspects of the program.