Publication details [#5463]

Kemnitzer, L.S. 1975. A 'grammar discovery procedure' for the study of a Dakota healing ritual. In Kinkade, M. Dale, Kenneth L. Hale and Oswald Werner, eds. Linguistics and anthropology: In honor of C.F. Voegelin. P. De Ridder. pp. 405–422.
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Article in book
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Language as a subject


K. uses linguistic techniques for describing a form of behavior, a healing ritual, as a string of significant acts. He discusses the significance of such a procedure to ethnology.