Native American Notes-November 23, 2009

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Native American Language and Culture Notes November 23, 2009 Yontii Wheeler Native American Language and Culture Notes November 23, 2009 Language Profile Part II: Language Use or Language in Action- Zeroing in on: joking storytelling politeness formulas conversational protocols the way you address kin, related to kinship vs way to address non-kin age differences and forms of address -Can be 4-12 pages in length -List of sources and annotations either parenthetical or footnotes or endnotes -Due Last Day of Class Speech Events vs Speech acts Broader categories-Speech Events Speech Act ex: Question and answer period in a speech Speech Acts add up to Speech Events Consideration: purposes, goals= not unilateral ex of lecture: intends to entertain but audience may not be entertained, audience goal: gain new information but the lecture doesn’t give any Setting : gathered around campfire telling tales to wile away a dark winters night on N.W. Coast isn’t the same as a classroom setting and affects the way in which people interact
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  • Fall '10
  • C
  • Native Americans in the United States, Indigenous peoples of the Americas, Native American language, American Language and Culture

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