Category: Publications

Publications of interest to members

CFP: Texts in the Indigenous Languages of the Americas

Call Deadline: 01-Dec-2019 The Texts in the Indigenous Languages of the Americas series is an annual supplement to the International Journal of American Linguistics dedicated to the presentation of analyzed oral texts from the indigenous languages of the Americas. TILA volumes are guest-edited, thematically-organized collections of texts published as a supplement to the April issue […]

Journal Issue of Interest to SSILA Members: Cadernos de Etnolingüística

The latest issue of Cadernos de Etnolingüística, an open-access journal on indigenous South American languages, includes articles on Desano (Brazil), Mapoyo (Venezuela), and Nanti (Peru). The journal (whose editors are Lev Michael, from UC Berkeley, and Roberto Zariquiey, from Peru’s Pontificia Universidad Católica) is hosted by the Curt Nimuendajú Digital Library, a peer-maintained initiative that offers […]

Book: Uncommon Anthropologist

book cover for Uncommon Anthropologist

SSILA members may be interested in the recently-published book, Uncommon Anthropologist, by Nancy Mattina, published by the University of Oklahoma Press. View the details of this book on the University of Oklahoma Press website, and check out the summary below. A trailblazer in Native American linguistics and anthropology, Gladys Reichard (1893–1955) is one of America’s […]

IJAL 85(4) Now Available

IJAL cover

The latest issue of the International Journal of American Linguistics (IJAL) is available on the University of Chicago Press Journals website. A table of contents can be viewed below. Visit to explore the individual articles from this issue and to learn more about IJAL, including how to submit manuscripts and how to subscribe. Visit the website of IJAL‘s editorial office […]

Recent publications from SIL Mexico (Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C.)

New publications Anderson, Judith Lynn. 2018. Gramática del chinanteco de Santiago Comaltepec, Oaxaca. Beal, Heather (ed.). 2018. Bichos / Bugs. Harris, Larry R. & Mary Harris. 2018. Propuesta de convenciones para escribir el mixteco del suroeste de Tlaxiaco. New versions of previous publications Brockway, Earl, Gertrude Brockway & Leodegario Santos V. 2018. Diccionario náhuatl norte […]

Mobilian Trade Language phrasebook and lexicon (Kaufman)

The Mobilian Trade Language (aka Mobilian Jargon) is a Native American pidgin, primarily based on Muskogean languages, that was spoken in the North American Southeast until the 1950s. For centuries, Mobilian Trade Language served as a lingua franca for various indigenous groups (and later Europeans and Africans) that came together for trade and ritual. As […]