The documentation of Rama: a very endangered language of Nicaragua
Colette Grinevald, Institut des Sciences de l'Homme (ISH)
Major Documentation Project. Duration: 2004-2006. £40,000
Production of a dictionary, a digitized collection of taped texts, videotaped samples of language use, and a DVD documentary for class use. The main focus will be a trilingual Rama – English – Spanish dictionary incorporating linguistic and cultural information as well as visual, audio and video illustrations, produced as a paper publication and as a database to be potentially expanded and used for the production of pedagogical material by interested parties.