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Emory Sekaquaptewa

Hopi people, Hopi language, Native Americans in the United States, United States Military Academy

JUNCT (25-10-2011 )

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ISBN-13:

978-613-8-03415-5

ISBN-10:
6138034155
EAN:
9786138034155
Langue du livre:
Anglais
texte du rabat:
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Emory Sekaquaptewa (1928 – December 14, 2007) was a Hopi leader and scholar, best known for his role in compiling the first dictionary of the Hopi language. Sekaquaptewa worked in many fields during his life. He was believed to be the first Native American to graduate from West Point since the early 19th century[citation needed], and later attended law school at the University of Arizona. Working with his brother, he developed new methods of jewelry production. He held various leadership positions within his own village of Kykotsmovi, as well as positions on the Hopi Tribal Council and Hopi Tribal Court. Sekaquaptewa was the "Cultural Editor" on the Hopi Dictionary Project, which produced the first Hopi dictionary: "Hopi Dictionary/Hopìikwa Lavàytutuveni: A Hopi–English Dictionary of the Third Mesa Dialect". The 900-page dictionary contains entries on 30,000 words, as well as a sketch of Hopi grammar. This dictionary is credited with playing an important role in revitalizing the Hopi language.
Maison d'édition:
JUNCT
Site Web:
http://www.alphascript-publishing.com
Edité par:
Emory Christer
Numéro de pages:
136
Publié le:
25-10-2011
Stock:
Disponible
Catégorie:
Ethnologie
Prix:
45.00 €
Mots-clés:
people, Hopi, military, States, Americans, United, Native, language, Academy, Peopleware, united

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