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Flutes of Fire: Essays on California Indian Languages

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Publisher Comments:

Nonfiction. Before outsiders arrived, about 100 distinct Indian languages were spoken in California, many of them alive today. Each of these languages represents a unique way of understanding the world and expressing that understanding. FLUTES OF FIRE captures the range, beauty, and delight of this great heritage.

Synopsis:

Thoroughly accessible essays on the structure, sounds, and history of California Indian languages, and the efforts to preserve them.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-264) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780930588625
Author:
Hinton, Leanne
Publisher:
Heyday Books
Location:
Berkeley, Calif. :
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
Miscellaneous
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Native American Languages
Subject:
Indians
Subject:
Languages
Subject:
Indians -- Languages.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies
Subject:
Indians of North America -- California.
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
PRINT REV
Series Volume:
Vol. III, V
Publication Date:
19940131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.97x5.98x.74 in. .98 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Native American » California
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