We Are Our Language: An ethnography of language revitalization in a Northern Athabaskan community

Meek, Barbra A. 2010. We Are Our Language: An ethnography of language revitalization in a Northern Athabaskan community. Tuscon: University of Arizona Press. ISBN: 978-0-8165-1453-3

1. What/where is the community this book is about? Give a brief description of its location, population, and any other features that contributed to your mental map of this place.

3. What is the purpose of the workshop described toward the beginning of the chapter?

2. In what ways has the historical encounter between original inhabitants of the Watson Lake area and European-descended people contributed to the decline of Kaska as a commonly- spoken language and in the number of fluent speakers?

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