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Sonoma State University (Rohnert Park, CA 94928-3609)
Shirley Silver (Project Director: July 1974 to present)

Kashia Pomo Language in Culture

The language of the Kashia Pomo Indians (one of six living languages of the Pomo language family of Northern California) presently has one-hundred or fewer speakers and is become extinct. The emphasis of the program is on the analyses of particular sociocultural situations that conditions the use of linguistic structures and forms. Kashia Pomo informants will partcipate in gathering data and will prepare both a bilingual teaching dictionary and a reference dictionary. The materials will be used in the Kashia Pomo reservation school and in a course at the college.

Project fields:
Linguistics; Native American Studies

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Total amounts:
$37,428 (approved)
$37,428 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1974 – 8/31/1975