Breath of Life: its origins, evolution, and transformative impacts


Leanne Hinton is professor emerita at the Department of Linguistics, University of California at Berkeley & Advocates for Indigenous California Language Survival. Leanne Hinton specializes in endangered languages and is an advocate and practicing trainer in the field of language revitalization. Hinton has helped found several organizations for language revitalization, and has helped design several widely-used revitalization programs and strategies. She has written and edited numerous books and articles on language revitalization, and has won several awards for her work.


Select Books and Articles Available at UBC Library

Hinton, L. (2013). Bringing our languages home: Language revitalization for families. Berkeley, California: Heyday. [Available at Koerner Library Stacks P40.5.L356 B75 2013]

Hinton, L., & Munro, P. (1998). Studies in american indian languages: Description and theory.. Berkeley: University of California Press. [Available at Koerner Library Stacks PM102 .S78 1998]

Hinton, L. (2008). Learning and teaching endangered indigenous languages. [Link]

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