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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introductory Remarks - NWT Literacy Council

Definitions

Using the Manual

Statements by Aboriginal Language Activists

Things You Need to Know

The Importance of Language
Language Shift
Community Mobilization
Language Assessment

The Status of Aboriginal Languages in the NWT.

Chipewyan
Cree
Dogrib
Gwich'in
Inuvialuktun
South Slavey
North Slavey

Aboriginal Language Rights

Taking Action

An Overview of Aboriginal Language Strategies
A Four-Step Approach to Language Retention

Forming a Core Group

Strategic Planning.

Setting Realistic Language Goals
Strategic Approaches
Strategic Planning Steps and Questions.

Building Community Support and Alliances

Overcoming Common Language Myths

Managing and Coordinating Language Activities

Aboriginal Language Resources

Funding
Language Resources / Agencies
Bibliography


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