Word of the Week: Glossolalia

As in: “The means by which colonial writers were able to render Native people silent in accounts such as these is intimately related to the disavowal of Native languages as meaningless, or glossolalia.”


Stratton, B. J. (2013). Buried in shades of night: Contested voices, Indian captivity, and the legacy of King Philip’s war. Tucson: University of Arizona Press p.38.


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