WHAT GOES AROUND (EVENTUALLY) COMES AROUND: A PARTIAL RETURN TO MOTHER-TONGUE INSTRUCTION IN P’URHEPECHA

This post first appeared on the University of Sheffield History Matters blog on Thursday 22 December 2016. It forms part of their Indigenous Languages and Cultures blog series, which arose from the conference held in Sheffield in September of the same name. You can read the conference report here.  With one of the world’s 6000-7000 languages disappearing every couple of weeks, … Continue reading WHAT GOES AROUND (EVENTUALLY) COMES AROUND: A PARTIAL RETURN TO MOTHER-TONGUE INSTRUCTION IN P’URHEPECHA

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On ‘Indigenous Languages And Cultures: Then And Now’

This post first appeared on the University of Sheffield History Matters blog on Monday 19 December 2016.  In September I convened a two-day conference with the aim of exploring indigenous histories, cultures and languages at the University of Sheffield. While there was particular focus on the Mexican indigenous language Nahuatl, we covered a surprisingly wide … Continue reading On ‘Indigenous Languages And Cultures: Then And Now’