Academic Research

As language revitalization efforts have increased and expanded, so too have studies on the effects of immersion and other revitalization techniques.


These studies can come in handy in multiple ways. To name two: when deciding what type of program would be best fit for our communities and when addressing policy makers who want evidence that these types of programs really do work.

Immersion Research
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Endangered Languages

Dr. Michael Krauss

Onowa McIvor (Swampy Cree/Scottish-Canadian), BA, MA (UVic), Ph.D. (UBC)

On endangered languages and the importance of lingustic diversity

Ken Hale

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Language Revitalization and Health
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Updated March 2021. 

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