Elements of Indigenous Style: A Guide for Writing by and about Indigenous Peoples

February 15, 2018|
Elements of Indigenous Style: A Guide for Writing by and about Indigenous Peoples by Gregory Younging
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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. Everyone working in words or other media needs to read this important new reference, and to keep it nearby while they’re working.

This guide features:

  • Twenty-two succinct style principles.
  • Advice on culturally appropriate publishing practices, including how to collaborate with Indigenous Peoples, when and how to seek the advice of Elders, and how to respect Indigenous Oral Traditions and Traditional Knowledge.
  • Terminology to use and to avoid.
  • Advice on specific editing issues, such as biased language, capitalization, and quoting from historical sources and archives.
  • Case studies of projects that illustrate best practices.
Gregory Younging, Opaskwayak Cree Nation, was the publisher of Theytus Books, the first Indigenous-owned publishing house in Canada. Elements of Indigenous Style began as the house style Gregory developed at Theytus. Gregory also taught in the Indigenous Studies Program of the University of British Columbia, Okanagan, and he served as ...
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Title:Elements of Indigenous Style: A Guide for Writing by and about Indigenous Peoples
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:168 pages, 7.5 X 5.3 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:168 pages, 7.5 X 5.3 X 0.5 in
Published:February 15, 2018
Publisher:Brush Education
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781550597165

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