Olga Lovick is professor of linguistics and department head at the University of Saskatchewan. She is the editor of a collection of stories of the Tetlin people of Alaska. Her new book, A Grammar of Upper Tanana, Volume 1, provides a … Continue reading From the Desk of Olga Lovick: The Meaning of Grammar
The following books are now available. Basket Diplomacy: Leadership, Alliance-Building, and Resilience among the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana, 1884-1984 This history reveals how the Coushatta people made the Bayou Blue settlement their home by embedding themselves into the area’s cultural, … Continue reading New in Native Studies This Month
The world’s linguistic diversity is diminishing, with more than two hundred languages declared extinct and thousands more endangered. As these languages disappear, deep stores of knowledge and cultural memory are also lost. The scholarly significance of these endangered and extinct … Continue reading Recovering Languages and Literacies
Emily Giller is the Advertising and Exhibits Coordinator in the marketing department. American Historical Association (AHA) January 7-10, 2016 (Atlanta, GA) UNP conference attendees: Alisa Plant, Editor in Chief; Bridget Barry, History Editor “The AHA is always a complete talkfest. I … Continue reading The Marketeers Club: January Exhibit Round Up
October Staff Reading List UNP staff members are always reading new books within our list and outside of what we publish. Here are some of the books our noses have been buried in. Between You and Me: Confessions of a … Continue reading What We’re Reading
Ann Baker is the manager of EDP (Editorial, Design, and Production) and it has taken her more than twenty years of professional copyediting to overcome her own personal fear of the semi-colon. Raise your hand if you don’t know when … Continue reading The Mysterious Who vs. Whom . . . Isn’t!