Aboriginal languages in Canada: Emerging trends and perspectives on second language acquisition - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 11-008-X20070019628


Aboriginal people are confronted with the fact that many of their languages are disappearing. Over the past 100 years or more, at least 10 once-flourishing languages have become extinct. However, declining trends in the intergenerational transmission of Aboriginal mother tongues are being offset (to a degree) by the fact that Aboriginal languages are increasingly being learned as second language

Issue Number: 2007001
Author(s): Norris, Mary Jane

Main Product: Canadian Social Trends

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