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The Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis and the Contemporary Language and Literary Revival among the First Nations in Canada.

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Title: The Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis and the Contemporary Language and Literary Revival among the First Nations in Canada.
Author: Fee, Margery
Subject Keywords Aboriginal language revitalization, Sapir-Whorf hypothesis, linguistics
Issue Date: 2003
Publicly Available in cIRcle 2010-12-18
Citation: “The Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis and the Contemporary Language and Literary Revival among the First Nations in Canada.” International Journal of Canadian Studies, 27 (2003): 199-208.
Abstract: Account of major disagreements with Sapir-Whorf and consequences of Chomsky's and Pinker's work on attitudes to Aboriginal language revitalization. Arguments in favour of Sapir-Whorf outlined.
Affiliation: English, Dept of
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2429/30457
Peer Review Status: Reviewed
Scholarly Level: Faculty

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