New PDF release: A Reference Grammar of Kotiria (Wanano) (Studies in the
By Kristine Stenzel
Published in the course of the recuperating Languages and Literacies of the Americas initiative, supported via the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
This quantity is the 1st descriptive grammar of Kotiria (Wanano), a member of the japanese Tukanoan language family members spoken within the Vaupes River basin of Colombia and Brazil within the northwest Amazon rain woodland. The Kotirias, who've lived during this distant quarter for greater than seven-hundred years, perform the complicated Vaupés social process, characterised via long-standing linguistic and cultural interplay. The Kotirias remained really remoted from the dominant societies till the early a part of the 20th century, whilst expanding outdoor impact within the area prompted fast social and linguistic switch. this present day the Kotirias quantity simply approximately 16 hundred humans, and their language, even though nonetheless utilized in conventional groups, is in hazard of changing into endangered.
Kristine Stenzel attracts on 8 years of in depth paintings with the Kotirias to advertise, checklist, and revitalize their language. operating with dozens of local audio system and drawing on quite a few oral narratives and written texts, this booklet is the 1st entire learn of this endangered language and one of many few reference grammars of this language family.
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A Reference Grammar of Kotiria (Wanano) (Studies in the Native Languages of the Americas) by Kristine Stenzel