For details of ongoing and past work, in the following areas, see publications and presentations:


  • Formal syntax-morphology
  • Algonquian and polysynthetic languages
  • First language acquisition with a focus on Cree Chisasibi Child Language Acquisition Study (CCLAS)
  • Language description and documentation
  • Algonquian oral literatures and their translation into English
  • Methodological approaches to first language acquisition research in indigenous communities
  • Clinical and pedagogical applications of findings from first language acquisition research
  • Classification of at risk languages and strategies for their revitalization/maintenance


Julie Brittain

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000