Abstract: The Preservation of the Nimi'i Puu Language and the Effectiveness of Its Implementation
Mentor: Dr. Jerry Galm, Anthropology
The direction of this research project is to familiarize the general public with the importance of indigenous language conservation and preservation, with the illustration of the Nimi'i puu (Nez Perce) language being the vehicle for study. The audience will learn the historical importance of the Nimi'i puu which directed the present condition of their language programs, as well as the success and setbacks that those programs have experienced in the course of their establishment. The future of the Nimi'i puu language will be addressed as well as responsibilities of the parties involved.
7th Annual Research & CW Symposium, EWU, May, 19, 2004
58th NW Anthropology Conference--Spokane: 3/17-19/2005
phone: 509.359.6200 (campus operator)
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