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The Life of Our Language

Kaqchikel Maya Maintenance, Shift, and Revitalization
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University of Texas Press
Anthropology - Cultural, Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies, Linguistics, Social Science / Anthropology / General, Miscellaneous, Language Arts & Disciplines, Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy, Cakchikel Indians, Cakchikel language, Guatemala, Language maintenance, Social aspects, Social conditions, Soci
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It is written by Francis Collins, an obvious pioneer in the field, who now has an extremely influential position in American science/5(62).

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