Quebec"s Aboriginal Languages

History, Planning and Development (Multilingual Matters) by Jacques Maurais

Publisher: Multilingual Matters Limited

Written in English
Cover of: Quebec
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  • Historical & comparative linguistics,
  • Sociolinguistics,
  • Native American Languages,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Foreign Language - Dictionaries / Phrase Books,
  • North & Central American indigenous languages,
  • Language,
  • Canada,
  • Quebec (Province),
  • Indians of North America,
  • Linguistics,
  • Languages,
  • Quâebec (Province)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages334
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Open LibraryOL8980085M
ISBN 101853593613
ISBN 109781853593611

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This volume is the most complete of any published concerning the nine native languages of Quebec: Abenaki, Algonquin, Atikamekw, Cree, Inuktitut, Micmac, Mohawk, Montagnais and Naskapi Format: Hardcover.

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Quebec's Aboriginal Languages: History, Planning, and Development. Jacques Maurais. Multilingual Matters, - Foreign Language Study - pages. 0 Reviews. This volume is the most complete of any published concerning the nine native languages of Quebec: Abenaki, Algonquin, Atikamekw, Cree, Inuktitut, Micmac, Mohawk, Montagnais and Naskapi.

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GATINEAU, May 9, The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced today that the Government of Canada has provided $, in funding to the Centre d’amitié autochtone du Saguenay through the Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI) of the Department of Canadian Heritage. With this funding, the Centre will offer free language classes to all ages and language Author: Canadian Heritage.

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This book provides an overview of the history, present circumstances, and future prospects of the native languages of Quebec: Abenaki, Algonquin, Atikamekw, Cree, Inuktitut, Micmac, Mohawk, Montagnais, and : Jacques Maurais. The Australian Aboriginal languages consist of around – languages belonging to an estimated 28 language families and isolates, spoken by Aboriginal Australians of mainland Australia and a few nearby islands.

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The Cree are the most populous nation in the Algonquian-language family. The majority live in Quebec and Ontario, but Cree also live in Manitoba, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. There are 10 Cree First Nations communities in northern Quebec.

They are the: Chisasibi First Nation in Chisasibi; Eastmain First Nation in Eastmain; Mistissini First Nation in Mistissini. The Montagnais and Ojibway languages are divided into dialect groups (thickly dashed line), which are further separated into individual dialects (thinly dashed line).

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Sadly there are many Aboriginal languages in Australia that are either extinct/sleeping or have less than a dozen speakers left. Even the top 10 languages listed here are considered endangered by linguists who feel there is still a chance that these languages and up to 50% of the world’s languages could be lost forever within the next years.

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