Publications

Selected Publications (updated September, 2017)

  • 2017. John Peastitute. Caught in a Blizzard and other stories as told by Elder John Peastitute. (Naskapi/English). Literary translation by Julie Brittain, edited and annotated by Marguerite MacKenzie. Lulu.com: Naskapi Development Corporation.
  • 2016. John Peastitute. Misti-Michisuw: The Giant Eagle and other stories as told by Elder John Peastitute. (Naskapi/English). Literary translation by Julie Brittain, edited and annotated by Marguerite MacKenzie. Lulu.com: Naskapi Development Corporation.
  • Brittain, Julie & Wayne O'Neil. "Linguistics and Ideology: A reply to Mellow 2010." In press (we assume) at Native Studies Review, where it has been held hostage since December 17, 2012, when it was accepted for publication. To appear (but when!) in Native Studies Review 23.  
  • 2016. John Peastitute. Umayichis: A Naskapi Legend told by John Peastitute. (Naskapi/English). Literary translation by Julie Brittain, edited and annotated by Marguerite MacKenzie & Bill Jancewicz. Lulu.com: Naskapi Development Corporation.
  • 2016. Brittain, Julie & Marguerite MacKenzie. "Language endangerment and revitalization strategies". In The Routledge Handbook of Linguistic Anthropology (edited by Nancy Bonillain). New York: Routledge. pp. 433-446.
  • 2015. INTERVIEW "Debbie Folaron discusses the role of language and translation in endangered Aboriginal communities (Cree, Naskapi, Innu) with Julie Brittain and Marguerite MacKenzie". Journal of Specialized Translation 24 pp. 2-15.
  • 2015. John Peastitute. Achan: Naskapi Giant Stories told by John Peastitute. (Naskapi/English). Literary translation by Julie Brittain, edited and annotated by Marguerite MacKenzie & Bill Jancewicz. Lulu.com: Naskapi Development Corporation.
  • 2014. Brittain, Julie & Sara Acton. "The lexicon-syntax interface: Root semantics as an indirect determinant of intransitive verb syntax in Cree". International Journal of American Linguistics 80:4, pp. 475-506.
  • 2014. Brittain, Julie. "Root semantics as a determinant of syntactic representation: Evidence from Cree-Montagnais Naskapi." In Papers of the 42nd Algonquian Conference, Monica Macaulay & J. Rand Valentine (eds). Albany, NY: SUNY Press, pp. 34-55. eBook
  • 2014. John Peastitute. The Dancing Ants: A Naskapi Legend told by John Peastitute. (Naskapi/English). Literary translation by Julie Brittain, edited and annotated by Marguerite MacKenzie & Bill Jancewicz. Lulu.com: Naskapi Development Corporation.
  • 2014. John Peastitute. Chahkapas: A Naskapi Legend told by John Peastitute. (Naskapi/English). Literary translation by Julie Brittain, edited and annotated by Marguerite MacKenzie & Bill Jancewicz. Lulu.com: Naskapi Development Corporation.
  • 2013. John Peastitute. Kuihkwahchaw: Naskapi Wolverine Stories told by John Peastitute. (Naskapi/English). Literary translation by Julie Brittain, edited and annotated by Marguerite MacKenzie & Bill Jancewicz. Lulu.com: Naskapi Development Corporation.
  • 2011. Rose, Yvan & Julie Brittain. "Grammar Matters: Evidence from Phonological and Morphological Development in Northern East Cree." In Proceedings of the 4th Conference on Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition in North America (GALANA), Mihaela Pirvulescu (ed). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press, pp. 193-208. download paper
  • 2011. Brittain, Julie & Marguerite MacKenzie. "Translating Algonquian Oral texts." In Born in the Blood: On Native American Translation, Brian Swann (ed), Native Literature of the Americas Series. University of Nebraska Press, pp. 242-74.
  • 2010. Rose, Yvan, Julie Brittain, Carrie Dyck & Erin Swain. "The Acquisition of Metrical Opacity: A Longitudinal Case Study from Northern East Cree." In Proceedings of the 34th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development (volume 2), Katie Franich, Kate M. Iserman & Lauren L. Keil (eds). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press, pp. 339-350. download paper
  • 2005. Brittain, Julie & Marguerite MacKenzie, with Alma Chemaganish, Philip Einish and Silas Nabinicaboo. "Two Quebec Naskapi stories narrated by John Peastitute: 'Wolverine and the Ducks' and 'Wolverine and the Geese.'" In Algonquian Spirit: Contemporary Translations of the Algonquian Literatures of North America, Brian Swann (ed). University of Nebraska Press, pp. 121-58.
  • 2001. Brittain, Julie. The Morphosyntax of the Algonquian Conjunct Verb: A Minimalist Approach. New York: Garland (Routledge).

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