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ON INTIMATE GRAMMARS with Examples from Navajo English, Navlish, and Navajo
This article investigates the ways that individuals engage with languages. Building on the work of Elizabeth Povinelli (2006) and Michael Herzfeld (1997), this article argues for the importance ofExpand
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Introduction: American Indian Languages in Unexpected Places
This special issue of the American Indian Culture and Research Journal brings together a set of essays that integrate two seemingly disparate intellectual trends in the humanities and socialExpand
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Imagining Navajo in the Boarding School: Laura Tohe's No Parole Today and the Intimacy of Language Ideologies
In this article I investigate Navajo poet Laura Tohe's uses of metapragmatic terms in three literary works found in her book No Parole Today. Tohe's book focuses on the boarding school experience andExpand
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A Note On Navajo Interlingual Puns1
Sapir (1932) early on noted the use of intralingual puns in Navajo. This note de-scribes six interlingual puns among Navajos. Four of the puns are from English into Navajo and two concern Navajo intoExpand
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Explorations in Navajo Poetry and Poetics
Of the nearly 300,000 people who identified themselves as Navajo in the 2000 U.S. Census, 178,014 identified themselves as speakers of Navajo. While these rough numbers give an impression that theExpand
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Gentlemen capitalists : British imperialism in South East Asia, 1770-1890
British imperialism in south east Asia - a historiographical introduction early British expansion into south east asia - 1750-1795 the origins of Singapore - 1795-1819 Anglo-Dutch relations and theExpand
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Sam Kenoi's Coyote Stories: Poetics and Rhetoric in Some Chiricahua Apache Narratives
L'A. examine les procedes rhetoriques et poetiques mis en oeuvre par Samuel E. Kenoi, un Apache Chiricahua, dans huit recits de coyote, recueillis dans les annees 1930 par Harry Hoijer, en langueExpand
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The political economy of trade liberalization: the East India Company Charter Act of 1813
T East India Company Charter Act of 1813, which ended the East India Company's monopoly of trade with India, has been viewed by historians as a significant event in the emergence of BritishExpand
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Lisandro Mendez's "Coyote and Deer": On Reciprocity, Narrative Structures, and Interactions
The people who are now referred to as the Lipan Apache once hunted and gathered in Texas and Northern Mexico. However, by the beginning of the twentieth century their numbers had been largely reducedExpand
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