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Resource Details

Identifier:G927Y1927
Title Excerpt from The Musing Parson
Description:
Excerpt from The Musing Parson; The Autobiography of S. Hall Young. Young discusses Chinook Jargon usage; Interpreting and translating languages; The creation of the Sheldon Jackson Institute; Efforts to document the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian languages was  "a useless and even harmful task... compel the natives in all our schools to talk English and English only..." S. Hall Young had an influence on Sheldon Jackson and English only language policy in Alaska.
ca.7pp
Citation
Fleming H. Revell Company, New York and Chicago, 1927. Pps. 90-93, 258-261, 304-305, 430-431
Contributors Young, Hall S. (author)
Date1927
Type Text
Subject Language(s) Haida
Tlingit
Tsimshian
LingType autobiographical
religious
Collection General


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