Weeks 3 & 4 in review

Summer Research Weeks 3 & 4

Week 3: July 19th-25th

Week 4: July 26th-August 1st

Week three of my summer research was also the last week of my internship at the Smithsonian. In the office on Monday and Tuesday I took some time and began formulating questions I had about ethnomusicology and linguistics that I wanted to answer out in Oklahoma.

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Weeks 1 & 2 in Review

Summer Research Weeks 1 & 2

Week 1: July 5th-11th

Week 2: July 12th-18th


Hello everyone,

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Preserving the Language of Tribal Elders: Documentation of Creek (Muscogee) as Spoken within the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma

Hello! My name is Sarah Fredrick and I am a double Linguistics and Psychology major at W&M interested in the field of linguistic documentation and revitalization. Language documentation aims to provide a comprehensive record of the linguistic practices of a speech community. Linguists in this field seek to provide descriptions of under-documented and endangered languages by collecting and analyzing primary linguistic data through work with native speakers.

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