Heid Orcutt-Gachiri

List of John Benjamins publications for which Heid Orcutt-Gachiri plays a role.


Orcutt-Gachiri, Heid. 2013. How can a language with 7 million speakers be endangered?. The Persistence of Language: Constructing and confronting the past and present in the voices of Jane H. Hill, Bischoff, Shannon T., Deborah Cole, Amy V. Fountain and Mizuki Miyashita (eds.), pp. 229–256
The stable trilingualism characteristic of older Kenyans is not shared by many young Kenyans. The shift away from Kenyan indigenous languages is affecting even large languages such as Gĩkũyũ. Where other scholars have been dismissive, claiming there is no threat to Gĩkũyũ, Jane Hill has strongly… read more | Article