Collective (white) memories of Māori language loss (or not)

@article{Albury2015CollectiveM,
  title={Collective (white) memories of Māori language loss (or not)},
  author={Nathan John Albury},
  journal={Language Awareness},
  year={2015},
  volume={24},
  pages={303 - 315}
}
  • N. Albury
  • Published 2 October 2015
  • Linguistics
  • Language Awareness
Language policies have a better chance of succeeding if they align with the persuasions of the polity, and this is only more pronounced in the case of endangered languages, such as Te Reo (the Māori language) in New Zealand. There, a comprehensive suite of laws, policies, and programmes are in place to acknowledge and reverse the linguistic consequences of British colonisation and previous laws of linguistic assimilation. However, this history and benevolent rationale are generally hidden in… 

Defining Māori language revitalisation: A project in folk linguistics

The postmodern and critical movements in language policy, with their redefinition of governmentality and attention to power structures, call for localised perspectives on language arrangements. In

A typology of arguments for and against bilingual place-naming in Aotearoa New Zealand

ABSTRACT Naming places is theorised as an activity in heritage whereby a name will index a people’s narrative and history. In postcolonial societies where the colonised and the colonisers share

The power of folk linguistic knowledge in language policy

Just as an expanded view of language policy now affords agency to many more actors across society than authorities and linguists alone, it also accepts that the dispositions these agents bring to

Investigating collective memory in the enactment of Māori leadership identities Ko te kōputu pūmahara hei whakatinana i ngā tuakiri hautū

This article is based on research investigating collective memory in the enactment of leadership identities. The context is derived from a study of Māori leadership and decision-making. The

Investigating collective memory in the enactment of M (cid:1) aori leadership identities Ko te

This article is based on research investigating collective memory in the enactment of leadership identities. The context is derived from a study of M (cid:1) aori leadership and decision-making. The

Tia E Lili Ke Mau. Regeneration of Vagahau Niue: A case study of Niue youth through the Ekalesia in Niue and in Auckland, New Zealand

...................................................................................................................... ii

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 49 REFERENCES

Language policy, language education, language rights: Indigenous, immigrant, and international perspectives

ABSTRACT Indigenous languages are under siege, not only in the US but around the world – in danger of disappearing because they are not being transmitted to the next generation. Immigrants and their

Your language or ours? Inclusion and exclusion of non-indigenous majorities in Māori and Sámi language revitalization policy

Since the second half of the twentieth century, post-colonial governments have commonly sought to revitalize the indigenous languages their imperialist predecessors hoped to eradicate. Although the

Accommodating and Resisting Minority Language Policy: The Case of Wales

Any minority language policy must overcome two key difficulties if it is to be successfully implemented at state level. One is institutional - how can a minority language be legitimated and

Planning for the survival of linguistic diversity

The prospect of the loss of linguistic diversity on a large scale has prompted scholars such as Fishman and others to propose programs of intervention to ‚reverse language shift’ (RLS). RLS theories

Uncommon Languages: The Challenges and Possibilities of Minority Language Rights

This paper outlines some of the key complexities and controversies that surround the advocacy of minority language rights, most notably via the movement of Linguistic Human Rights (LHR). I argue that

What is reversing language shift (RLS) and how can it succeed

Abstract Several societal and social biases have conspired to make the study of language maintenance and language shift more advanced than the study of reversing language shift (RLS). RLS efforts

Reclaiming the Local in Language Policy and Practice

Contents: E. Hinkel, Series Editor Foreword. Preface. Introduction. Part I: Redefining Disciplinary Constructs. S. Canagarajah, Reconstructing Local Knowledge, Reconfiguring Language Studies. R.M.

Language Vitality and Endangermentについて

Recent History UNESCO's active involvement in fostering the world's language diversity 2 is very recent, but builds upon initiatives of the last two decades. In the 1980s, UNESCO began to highlight

Reassessing Māori regeneration

After nearly two centuries of contact with Europeans, the Māori language of New Zealand was, by the 1960s, threatened with extinction. Accompanying a movement for ethnic revival, a series of

Māori Intergenerational Language Transmission

Abstract Te Puni Kōkiri [Ministry of Māori Development] undertook qualitative research into the factors that support or hinder the intergenerational transmission of the Māori language among Māori