Anthropology Education Committee

Linguistic Anthropology

Anthropological Resources for Teaching Social Studies, Geography, History, and Science


Linguistic Anthropology Internet Resource Sites

  • Linguistics Resources on the Internet--SILS
    This site is provided by the Summer Institute of Linguistics, located at the International Linguistics Center in Dallas, Texas. The site's focus is the study of minority languages and cultures around the world. It also has information on career advancement training throughout the U.S.
  • Yamada Language Center Linguistic Information at the University of Oregon
    This web page includes indices for on-line linguistic information, downloadable fonts for many languages, and other resources. This resource may be more appropriate for upper level students.

Linguistic Anthropology Classroom Resources

  • Ethnologue (Languages of the World)
    Based on the book Ethnologue, this web site contains sections of the publication, language indices of various kinds, linguistic maps of the world, and other resources. The web site also has information on purchasing software and CD-ROM-based resources.
  • Explore! Linguistics
    Sponsored by the University of Oregon, the Explore! Linguistics page is devoted to increasing the knowledge and study of diverse languages. The web site has several games and resources appropriate for K-12 educators.
  • Teaching Indigenous Languages
    This site offers a wealth of materials relating to the anthropological, educational, and political issues involved with the teaching of indigenous languages. The best feature of the site is the on-line full-texts of recently published scholarly studies and collections devoted to the subject. It also has a section on "How to Teach Indigenous Languages."

Linguistic Anthropology Organizations


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