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Native Language 2711 Introduction to Native American Linguistics View Details
A survey of the native languages of North America: present situation, historical relationships, sound systems, grammatical structures, geographic and social variation, writing systems and language maintenance. The basic principles of descriptive and historical linguistics will be introduced. NALA courses are offered in Algonquian languages and it is therefore recommended that students speak an Algonquian language fluently.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Students in, or graduates of ILIP, which includes, Indigenous Language Teacher’s Diploma (previously NLTC.NASL), Indigenous Language Minor, Indigenous Language Summer Institute, or with special permission of the department Chair.
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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Native Language 2713 Algonquian Linguistics View Details
A study of the languages of the Algonquian family with particular emphasis on Ojibwe and Cree. NALA courses are offered in Algonquian languages and it is therefore recommended that students speak an Algonquian language fluently.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-2; or 3-2
Notes: Students in, or graduates of ILIP, which includes, Indigenous Language Teacher’s Diploma (previously NLTC.NASL), Indigenous Language Minor, Indigenous Language Summer Institute, or with special permission of the department Chair.
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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Native Language 3251 Translation View Details
Specific problems of translation. The topic of this seminar will vary from year to year. NALA courses are offered in Algonquian languages and it is therefore recommended that students speak an Algonquian language fluently.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Four half courses in written Algonquian or permission of the Department
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Notes: Students in, or graduates of ILIP, which includes, Indigenous Language Teacher’s Diploma (previously NLTC.NASL), Indigenous Language Minor, Indigenous Language Summer Institute, or with special permission of the department Chair.
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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Native Language 3511 Literature: The Oral Tradition View Details
Problems and methods of collection and analysis. Research and guided projects in oral literature. NALA courses are offered in Algonquian languages and it is therefore recommended that students speak an Algonquian language fluently.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Students in, or graduates of ILIP, which includes, Indigenous Language Teacher’s Diploma (previously NLTC.NASL), Indigenous Language Minor, Indigenous Language Summer Institute, or with special permission of the department Chair.
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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Native Language 3531 Composition View Details
Expository and creative writing, research, and guided project. NALA courses are offered in Algonquian languages and it is therefore recommended that students speak an Algonquian language fluently.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Students in, or graduates of ILIP, which includes, Indigenous Language Teacher’s Diploma (previously NLTC.NASL), Indigenous Language Minor, Indigenous Language Summer Institute, or with special permission of the department Chair.
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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Native Language 3551 Literature View Details
Specific problems of extant literature or creative writing. The topic of this seminar will vary from year to year. NALA courses are offered in Algonquian languages and it is therefore recommended that students speak an Algonquian language fluently.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Notes: Students in, or graduates of ILIP, which includes, Indigenous Language Teacher’s Diploma (previously NLTC.NASL), Indigenous Language Minor, Indigenous Language Summer Institute, or with special permission of the department Chair.
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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Native Language 3711 Native American Applied Linguistics View Details
Introduction to problems and research methods. NALA courses are offered in Algonquian languages and it is therefore recommended that students speak an Algonquian language fluently.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Students in, or graduates of ILIP, which includes, Indigenous Language Teacher’s Diploma (previously NLTC.NASL), Indigenous Language Minor, Indigenous Language Summer Institute, or with special permission of the department Chair.
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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Native Language 3751 Linguistics View Details
Specific problems of theoretical or applied linguistics. The topic of the seminar will vary from year to year. NALA courses are offered in Algonquian languages and it is therefore recommended that students speak an Algonquian language fluently.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Notes: Students in, or graduates of ILIP, which includes, Indigenous Language Teacher’s Diploma (previously NLTC.NASL), Indigenous Language Minor, Indigenous Language Summer Institute, or with special permission of the department Chair.
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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Native Language 3811 Special Topic I View Details
A half course on a selected topic. NALA courses are offered in Algonquian languages and it is therefore recommended that students speak an Algonquian language fluently.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Special Topic: Yes
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Students in, or graduates of ILIP, which includes, Indigenous Language Teacher’s Diploma (previously NLTC.NASL), Indigenous Language Minor, Indigenous Language Summer Institute, or with special permission of the department Chair.
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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Native Language 3813 Special Topic II View Details
A half course on a selected topic. NALA courses are offered in Algonquian languages and it is therefore recommended that students speak an Algonquian language fluently.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Special Topic: Yes
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Students in, or graduates of ILIP, which includes, Indigenous Language Teacher’s Diploma (previously NLTC.NASL), Indigenous Language Minor, Indigenous Language Summer Institute, or with special permission of the department Chair.
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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