SSILA members may be interested in the recently-published book, Uncommon Anthropologist, by Nancy Mattina, published by the University of Oklahoma Press. View the details of this book on the University of Oklahoma Press website, and check out the summary below. A trailblazer in Native American linguistics and anthropology, Gladys Reichard (1893–1955) is one of America’s […]
Books of interest to members
New publications Anderson, Judith Lynn. 2018. Gramática del chinanteco de Santiago Comaltepec, Oaxaca. Beal, Heather (ed.). 2018. Bichos / Bugs. Harris, Larry R. & Mary Harris. 2018. Propuesta de convenciones para escribir el mixteco del suroeste de Tlaxiaco. New versions of previous publications Brockway, Earl, Gertrude Brockway & Leodegario Santos V. 2018. Diccionario náhuatl norte […]
The stories of the Cherokee people presented here capture in written form tales of history, myth, and legend for readers, speakers, and scholars of the Cherokee language. Assembled by noted authorities on Cherokee, this volume marks an unparalleled contribution to the linguistic analysis, understanding, and preservation of Cherokee language and culture.
The Mobilian Trade Language (aka Mobilian Jargon) is a Native American pidgin, primarily based on Muskogean languages, that was spoken in the North American Southeast until the 1950s. For centuries, Mobilian Trade Language served as a lingua franca for various indigenous groups (and later Europeans and Africans) that came together for trade and ritual. As […]
The series showcases the rich literary traditions of the Indigenous peoples of the Americas. Native Literatures of the Americas primarily publishes collected volumes of newly translated oral literatures and indigenous texts, as well as retranslations of classic texts. Each volume is accompanied by expert commentary and interpretive contextualization of Indigenous literatures. View the books in […]
This series is designed to attract, disseminate as widely as possible, and assist in the creation of the best possible book-length works that examine the indigenous languages of North and South America. Candidates of the series are winners of the Mary R. Haas Award, which is bestowed annually by the Society for the Study of […]