Healing through language : Positive physical health effects of indigenous language use

@inproceedings{Whalen2016HealingTL,
  title={Healing through language : Positive physical health effects of indigenous language use},
  author={Douglas H. Whalen and Margaret M Moss and Daryl Baldwin},
  year={2016}
}
This article summarizes existing work that indicates language maintenance and revitalization efforts result in health-related benefits for Native Americans and other indigenous populations. Although forced loss of ancestral language has been a feature of life in most indigenous communities since the first contact with Europeans, the pace of loss has… CONTINUE READING