No 25 (2014)

Regional Language Studies...Newfoundland

Regional Language Studies...Newfoundland was established by William J. Kirwin in 1968. This issue marks the 25th number of RLS and the English Language Research Centre wanted to do something special to celebrate. Though over the years RLS has featured a number of papers dealing with language in Labrador, it has never devoted a full issue to this region of the province.

With the publication of the Innu Language Project's dictionaries in 2013 and the launch of the Dialect Atlas of Newfoundland and Labrador, the ELRC Management Committee decided to dedicate a special RLS issue to Labrador language studies. This issue contains papers about language in Labrador from Marianne Stopp (Parks Canada), Martha Macdonald (The Labrador Institute),  Sandra Clarke (Linguistics), Suzanne Power (ELRC, Centre Manager), Marguerite MacKenzie and Laurel Anne Hasler (Linguistics/Innu Language Project) and Jenna Edwards (Linguistics).

The editors would like to extend their thanks to David Mercer, Library Assistant in the Map Room at Queen Elizabeth II Library, Memorial University, who produced the map appearing on page i of this issue. This map was designed to illustrate the locations of communities mentioned in the following papers, and includes some of the more recently established and well-known communities in Labrador.

 

Table of Contents

Articles

Map of Labrador PDF
David Mercer



THE COMPLETE INUTTITUT VOCABULARY COLLECTED BY WILLIAM RICHARDSON CA.1765-1771 PDF
Marianne P. Stopp



ENGLISH IN LABRADOR: DEMONSTRATING DIFFERENCE PDF
Martha MacDonald



FROM SHOE-CROPS TO MOSQUITO HAWKS: LABRADOR ENGLISH IN THE ONLINE DIALECT ATLAS OF NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR PDF
Sandra Clarke



LABRADOR AND THE DICTIONARY OF NEWFOUNDLAND ENGLISH PDF
Suzanne Power



INNU LANGUAGE PROJECT ACTIVITIES IN LABRADOR PDF
Marguerite MacKenzie, Laurel Anne Hasler



NEW DIALECT FORMATION IN HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY: A REPORT ON ONGOING RESEARCH PDF
Jenna Edwards



RLS Style Sheet PDF
Suzanne Power





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