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Early Native American Indian Sign Languages - Deafness - About.com
Jun 18, 2014 ... The early Native Americans used their own form of sign language for intertribal communication.
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Sign Language - Pidgin Signed English - Deafness - About.com
PSE is not a true language and lacks rules. It is viewed by sign linguistics experts as a way to "bridge" the gap between native ASL speakers and native English ...
http://deafness.about.com/cs/signfeats2/a/pidginsign.htm
Deaf Native Americans - American Indians Who Are Deaf - Deafness
Jan 1, 2014 ... Deaf native americans on the internet. ... and Historic Deaf (and Hearing) People · Did You Know That Sign Language Was Almost Destroyed?
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Language Shift: the Legacy of Assimilation - Native American History
Sign up. You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for ... In Native American communities language shift has occurred as a direct (and ...
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Name Signs - Personal Names in Sign Language - Using Name Signs
), it did make sense...one thing I compared it to when explaining this idea to my mother (from Oklahoma) was like getting a Native American Indian name....if ...
http://deafness.about.com/od/expressionandfun/a/signnames_2.htm
Sign Language in Spanish Speaking Countries - Deafness - About ...
Some countries are too small to have their own native sign language and are instead utilizing American Sign Language (ASL) or something close to ASL.
http://deafness.about.com/cs/signfeats2/a/spanishsign.htm
Who Is William Stokoe? - Deafness - About.com
He said ASL is both a native and a natural language. Native means that it is the first language learned (for children born into environments supporting sign ...
http://deafness.about.com/od/signlanguage/p/stokoe.htm
Sign Language - Teaching English Using American Sign Language
Jun 12, 2011 ... Not only did I learn to sign ASL fluently but I have made friends from hearing ... My native language is English, though my primary means of ...
http://deafness.about.com/od/literacy/a/aslenglish.htm
Multicultural deaf people including African American, Asian ...
Did You Know That Sign Language Was Almost Destroyed? View More ... Feature article on the small native american deaf community on the internet. Share ...
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Martha's Vineyard and Its Importance in Deaf History - Deafness
MVSL later merged with mainland signs to form American Sign Language. Ads. &ensp ... The last deaf Vineyard native passed away in the 1950s. Books and ...
http://deafness.about.com/cs/featurearticles/a/marthasvineyard.htm
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