Jessie Little Doe Baird
|Jessie Little Doe Baird|
|Born||November 18, 1963|
|Alma mater||Massachusetts Institute of Technology|
|Notable work(s)||"We Shall Remain"|
Jessie Little Doe Baird (also Jessie Little Doe Fermino, born 18 November 1963) is a linguist known for her efforts to revive the Wampanoag language. She received a MacArthur Fellowship in 2010.
According to Wampanoag prophecy, a Wampanoag woman would leave her home to bring back the language, and "the children of those who had had a hand in breaking the language cycle would help heal it."
Jessie Little Doe Baird is featured in a PBS documentary, "We Still Live Here – Âs Nutayuneân", by Anne Makepeace.
- "Inspired By A Dream". MIT Spectrum. Spring 2001.
- Jessie Little Doe (official website): CV, Aquinnah MA, 2003.
- "Jessie Little Doe Baird". MacArthur Foundation. Retrieved 27 August 2012.
- Jessie Little Doe Fermino. An introduction to Wampanoag grammar (Master's thesis). MIT.
- "The Long-Dead Native Language Wopânâak is Revived". Yankee Magazine. December 2012. Retrieved 2013-01-20.
- Sukiennik, Greg (March 24, 2001). "Woman Brings Tribe's Dead Language to Life". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 31 October 2013.
- Alexander Stille (September 30, 2000). "Speak, Cultural Memory: A Dead-Language Debate". The New York Times.
- "We Still Live Here - As Nutayunean – Documentary on Native American Language Revival". Independent Lens, PBS. Retrieved 2012-09-22.
- Jessie Little Doe: official website
- Katherine Perry (Director) (2012-11-23). "*Special Feature* Wômpanâak: Resurrection of a Language.". 95.9 WATD-FM. http://959watd.com/blog/2012/11/special-feature-wompanaak-resurrection-of-a-language/?utm_source=November+Voices+2012&utm_campaign=LG2&utm_medium=email. Retrieved 2013-01-20. 11 min.
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