The cultural rights of Indigenous peoples -- 5. There is a lot of information and it is really packed in there. Recommended for Grades 3-12 for the following subject areas: English Language Arts, Indigenous Studies, Social Studies. A history of the portrayal of Indigenous peoples in literature -- 3. Why an Indigenous style guide? At the same time, Younging manages to write both solid and grounded guidelines while leaving malleability in the architecture so that the ideas can grow and evolve. So I took the book for what it is and did read it cover to cover, and it really rewarded that effort--the issues it covered are really deeper and more complex than a quick consult could answer.
Principle 14: Indigenous colloquial English Indigenous colloquial English, sometimes called Rez Speak or Rez Talk, is a legitimate literary device and should not be edited to standard English. Contemporary Indigenous cultural realities -- 4. Summary of Indigenous style principles -- Appendix B. The cultural rights of Indigenous Peoples 5. Elements of Indigenous Style evolved from the house style guide Gregory developed at Theytus in order to ensure content was consistent and respectful. Send me a special email on my birthday. Dimaline says editors and publishers who could be great allies can be rendered immobile by fear they might do or say something wrong.
He is currently publisher of Theytus Books, the first Indigenous-owned pushing house in Canada, where he has worked since 1991. They currently hold the position of Indigenous Editor at Large for Canadian Art. This isn't the sort of style guide I was trained on--it's more something to read cover to cover than something where you just look up the page where your problem is referenced and get a simple answer. Gregory also teaches in the Indigenous Studies Program of the University of British Columbia, Okanagan, and he served as assistant director of research to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. Historical context and why this guide is needed For four centuries, non-Indigenous people wrote about Indigenous people in English. For example, the Longhouse is the Haudenosaunee system of government. Gregory was a member of the Canada Council Aboriginal Peoples Committee on the Arts from 1997 to 2001, and the British Columbia Arts Council from 1999 to 2001.
Elements of Indigenous Style began as the house style Gregory developed at Theytus. Culturally appropriate publishing practices fro Indigenous authors and content -- 6. Some of the principles may be controversial, and as people discuss them, Younging expects his own thinking to evolve. Elements of Indigenous Style offers Indigenous writers and editors-and everyone creating works about Indigenous Peoples-the first published guide to common questions and issues of style and process. These principles are clear and useful for writers, editors and publishers, as well as enlightening for readers. Gregory Younging, where have you been all my life? The E-mail message field is required.
The at the University of British Columbia has a list of traditional names and preferred spellings for Indigenous groups in Canada. They give Indigenous people their laws and their lessons. Editors Toronto would like to thank Brush Education, Greystone Books, and the Scotiabank Giller Prize for generously supporting this event. Most importantly, do no more harm. Advice on specific editing issues, such as biased language, capitalization, and quoting from historical sources and archives. Elements of Indigenous Style offers Indigenous writers and editors--and everyone creating works about Indigenous Peoples--the first published guide to common questions and issues of style and process. Gregory Younging, a member of the Opaskwayak Cree Nation in Northern Manitoba, has been the managing editor of Theytus Books, the first Aboriginal-owned publishing house in Canada, for over 13 years.
More about our speaker: Gregory Younging is a member of Opaskwayak Cree Nation in northern Manitoba. Gregory also teaches in the Indigenous Studies Program of the University of British Columbia, Okanagan, and he served as assistant director of research to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. Indigenous stories are often more open-ended and lead to further storytelling. In introducing his new book, Gregory has recently delivered talks and conducted workshops across Canada. Gregory Younging is a member of Opaskwayak Cree Nation in Northern Manitoba and is a faculty member at the University of British Columbia Okanagan in the.
And we are all invited to share, discuss, add to, and cultivate this important work. Because of the laws and protocols surrounding Traditional Stories, publishing them requires a lot of sensitivity and consultation. All proceeds go toward our programs budget to help pay our speakers and provide cutting-edge programming for our members. You can also consult the website of the Indigenous nation to see how they prefer their name to be spelled. Publishers should consult with the appropriate Indigenous community before using them in new works.
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