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    Endanger languages in 21st century Name: Hery Shah TA’s Name: Madeline Discussion day and time: Monday – 11:00-11:50 Endangered Languages in 21st Century There are thousands of languages spoken by people in the world, but more than half of them are at risk of becoming extinct. Many of the languages are at risk because there are only so many people speaking the language. Many languages are at risk of becoming extinct because they are not common to learn among people. Many people tend to use second language instead of using primary language. People find second language as more important than their native language because they are surround by the people who speaks the second language. After doing…

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    Imagine living off of anything you can find, and giving up your life so others could live. Well, this was what the Blackfoot tribe did in their daily lives. In the Blackfoot language, which was based of the Algonquian language, they called themselves Siksika meaning "Those with Black Moccasins." Originally the nomadic American tribe migrated from the Great Lakes to live in the plains region including Montana, Idaho, and even Alberta, Canada. The Blackfoot tribe was split into three smaller…

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    looking different, but when everyone looks the same, society crumbles. In a world where many people are ridiculed for how they look and what they believe, others are considered social outcasts simply for not conforming to the role society wants them to play. In the short story, Borders, by Thomas King, a Blackfoot Indian is treated very poorly because she stays true to her heritage. The border patrol between Canada and the United States refuses to recognize her citizenship as a Blackfoot, and…

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    lawyer, and I think that comparing different cultures ' legal systems will provide a greater understanding of the topic as a whole. The societies compared in this essay do not have a justice system as large as the United States, but the United States has a different subsistence strategy than those in this essay. Does subsistence strategy have a correlation with the justice system of a society? I believe that this essay will reveal that the more developed a society 's subsistence strategy is, the…

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    An attempt was made by the US government to force all Natives to assimilate. Blackfeet was no exception to the rule and they too suffered at the hands of the boarding schools. Holy Family Mission served for a period of fifty years they attempted to civilize them. “In this way, the policy makers believed, young people would be immersed in the values and practical knowledge of the dominant American society.” (Zitkala-Sa, n.d.) Thus, stripping them of their culture, language, and traditional ways.…

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    The Blackfoot language is an endangered Native American language with only about 3,000 fluent speakers remaining. Cultural communities who use this language are the Blackfoot tribe bands which are the North Piegan, the South Piegan, the Blood, and the Siksika who reside in the northern plains of Montana, Idaho, and Alberta, Canada (Redish and Lewis "Blackfoot Indian Fact Sheet"). Each tribe band has the same culture and uses the same language, however they differentiate politically. The overall…

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    Endanger languages in 21st century Name: Hery Shah TA’s Name: Madeline Discussion day and time: Monday – 11:00-11:50 Endanger Languages in 21st Century There are thousands of languages spoken by people in the world, but more than half of them are at risk of becoming extinct. Many of the languages are at risk because there are only so many people speaking the language. Many languages are at risk of becoming extinct because they are not common to learn among people. Many…

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    Imagine living in a village where no one speaks the same language as you expect your family. What would happen to the language after your family is gone? What is causing the decrease in amount primary language speaker? There are thousands of languages spoken by people in the world, however more than half of them are at risk of becoming extinct. The use of second language causes many languages to become endangered. People find second language as more important than their native language, since…

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    directed by Atom Egoyan. Broken Ground incorporates profound symbolism, Green Grass Running Water introduces the reader to the merging of oral and written language and The Sweet Hereafter utilizes elements of film, such as continuity, to portray a non-linear plot which remarkably facilitates in . Each work of text emulates these elements, to a certain extent, in itself. Broken Ground reveals the jarring experiences of soldiers returning from the First World War and portrays their struggle to…

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    The Power of Language in Shakespeare 's Othello In Othello, the contamination of linguistic matter (whether through verbal or human associations, through deliberate perversion, or by senseless mouthing of meaninglessness) ultimately destroys the ordered control of normal behaviour patterns, personal or social (Shaw 306). In one of the finest play written by William Shakespeare, language is not only the medium that conveys the drama but also the action. For example, talking about an event will…

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