A serious read on Syllabics: The M.Ed thesis of John Murdoch

Screen shot of HBC document about beaver, from Murdoch thesis.

Screen shot of HBC document about beaver, from Murdoch thesis.

Those who favour the use of syllabics over roman may appreciate the research and insights of John Murdoch, a Native speaker of Cree, who completed a Master of Education degree at the University of Manitoba in 1981. There are a lot of insights here far too valuable to be forgotten.

First, a link to the electronic theses and disserations collection of the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Graduate Studies:

John Murdoch, 1981. Syllabics: A Successful Educational Innovation. 

Downloadable pdf:

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