Language revitalization processes and prospects: Quichua in the Ecuadorian Andes
This work explores educational and community efforts to revitalize the Quichua language in two indigenous Andean communities of southern Ecuador. Analyzing the linguistic, social, and cultural processes of positive language shift, this book contributes to our understanding of formal and informal educational efforts to revitalize threatened languages.
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Setting the Scene
Language Use and Ethnic Identity in Lagunas
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academic activities adults areas authentic Quichua Belote bilingual education Chapter CIOIS Colin Baker community members CONAIE context cultural diglossia Directorate discussed domains Dorian economic Ecuador Ecuadorian elders endangered language ethnic identity example Fishman Furthermore goals grade hablar Hornberger Huayna Capac Huayna Capac school important indígena indigenous identity indigenous languages instance instruction of Quichua interaction Intercultural Lagunas and Tambopamba Lagunas members Lagunas parent language acquisition language death language loss language maintenance language planning language revitalization efforts learning linguistic Meankieli mestizo mingas native non-indigenous noted older organization participants patterns political practice programs Quichua instruction Quichua language region residents reversing language shift Rosa Saraguro communities second language second language acquisition Shuar social sociolinguistic Spanish speak Quichua speakers speech community Tambopamba members Tambopamba parent Tape teachers teaching tend threatened language tion Tok Pisin town of Saraguro town whites traditional Unified Quichua vocabulary younger