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RO-11205-72

Mary College (Bismarck, ND 58504-9634)
Douglas Parks (Project Director: 07/01/1972 to present)

Study of the Arikara Language and Mythology

To support a project to preserve the language and mythology of the Arikara American Indian tribe, to make this recorded history available to modern Arikaras and to contribute to Plains Indian prehistory and language diffusion. The language as spoken by older speakers is on the brink of extinctions.

Project fields:
Languages, General

Program:
Basic Research

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$11,520 (approved)
$11,520 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1972 – 9/30/1973