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Sign language among North American Indians

Garrick Mallery

Sign language among North American Indians

comparedwith that among other peoples and deaf-mutes

by Garrick Mallery

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Published by Mouton in The Hague .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- Sign language.,
  • Sign language.

  • Edition Notes

    Originallypublished in 1881.

    StatementPhotomechanic reprint with articles by A. L. Kroeber and C. F. Voegelin.
    SeriesApproaches to semiotics -- 14
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE98.S5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxliii, 552 p. :
    Number of Pages552
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18946698M

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    Introduction to the study of sign language among the North American Indians Related Titles. Series: Introduction (Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology ; no. 3. By. Mallery, Garrick, Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology. . Indigenous languages of the Americas are spoken by indigenous peoples from Alaska, Nunavut, and Greenland to the southern tip of South America, encompassing the land masses that constitute the indigenous languages consist of dozens of distinct language families, as well as many language isolates and unclassified languages.. Many proposals to group these into higher-level.

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You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Sign Language Among North American Indians Compared With That Among Other Peoples And Deaf-Mutes First Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution.

Used throughout the world since earliest times as a common means of communication, sign language was particularly well developed among the Plains Indians of North America. The present study, a significant document in the history of American anthropology, was originally published in as part of the first annual report of the Bureau of 5/5(6).

: Sign Language Among North American Indians Compared With That Among Other Peoples And Deaf-Mutes First Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Office, Washington,pages eBook: Mallery, Garrick: Kindle Store/5(20). Sign Language Among North American Indians Compared With That Among Other Peoples And Deaf-Mutes First Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution,Government Printing Office, Washington,pages   Fascinating, wide-ranging study by expert on the subject describes and illustrates signs used for specific words — "antelope," "brave," "trade," "yes," — for phrases, sentences and even dialogues.

Scores of diagrams show precise movements of body and hands for signing. Of great interest to students of linguistics and Native American culture. Used throughout the world since earliest times as a common means of communication, sign language was particularly well developed among the Plains Indians of North America.

The present study, a significant document in the history of American anthropology, was originally published in as part of the first annual report of the Bureau of. Sign Language among North American Indians: 5 but also in storytelling and conversation, even among speakers of the same language.

The historical ethnographic and linguistic documentary materials that are the focus of this paper support that PISL was used as a lingua franca among the Plains Indian tribes as well as between themFile Size: KB.

Sign Language Among North American Indians Compared With That Among Other Peoples And Deaf-Mutes First Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, ,Government Printing Office, Washington,pages Sign language among North American Indians was surprisingly uniform across the tribes, and appears to be the “language” of choice when Indians traversed from tribe to tribe in order to trade.

This manuscript provides detailed signs for common dictionary words, complete narration and dialogue, as well as the history of sign language and how. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, Description: pages Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Native American: Sign Language among North American Indians by Garrick Mallery (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

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Read Common Sense Media's North American Indians review, age rating, and parents guide. They probably will enjoy studying and trying Native American sign language, which was used to enable 3/5. It is long since out of print. in and Lieut.-Col.

Garrick Mallery, writing for the Bureau of American Ethnology of the Smithsonian Institute, produced two valuable works, entitled, Gesture Signs and Signals of the North American Indians, and Sign Language Among the North American Indians.

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The high development of communication by gesture among the tribes of North America, and its continued extensive use by many of them, naturally directed the first researches to that continent, with the result that a large body of facts procured from collaborators and by personal examination has now been gathered and classified.

While the Plains Indian Sign Language may have first evolved among deaf Indians, what makes it unusual is that it became an alternative to spoken language among hearing people.The sign language of the North American Plains Indians was in use from Manitoba in Canada in the northern Plains to New Mexico in the south, and it was used to overcome language barriers between individuals or groups of the various tribes.