Book: The Language Warrior's Manifesto
"Treuer's arguments are passionate and motivating, especially for language warriors engaged in the everyday struggles of language and culture revitalization. His personal quest in learning Ojibwe as a second language is inspiring, and he suggests solutions to many obstacles and problems language warriors continue to face. This manifesto relates well to the language revitalization situation in Hawai'i as well as those of other native peoples." -Jason Iota Cabral, Ka haka 'Ula O Ke'elikolani (College of Hawaiian Language), Ke Kulanui o Hawai'i ma Hilo (University of Hawai'i-Hilo)
"With candor and humor, The Language Warrior's Manifesto shares excellent tips for language reclamation work - and the deeply personal story of Anton Treuer's journey in quest of the most precious goal of language. The message is straightforward: the quest requires diligence, commitment, and perseverance. This book will help many who are on the Language journey." - Inee Slaugter, Executive Director, Indigenous Language Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico
This book is a clarion call to action. Incorporating powerful stories of setbacks and successes, that points the way for al who seek to preserve indigenous languages.
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- Anton Treuer
- Book Details:
- paperback, 184 pages, 2020