Article published in:Lessons from Documented Endangered Languages
Edited by K. David Harrison, David S. Rood and Arienne Dwyer
[Typological Studies in Language 78] 2008
► pp. 43–66
Working Together: The interface between researchers and the native people - The Trumai case
There is no unified policy for preservation and/or documentation of endangered languages. Each case engenders its own issues and constraints due to its particular cultural and historical situation. Documentation of the Amazonian Trumai language and culture illustrates the intricacy of the parameters that run the gamut from globalisation to local and punctual conflicts, and from the state of world affairs to quarrels over chiefdom inheritance.
Published online: 11 September 2008
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