Documentation and description of Inuit Sign Language
The Documentation and description of Inuit Sign Language Corpus is a collection of videos of deaf and hearing Inuit of Nunavut in Canada signing in Inuit Sign Language. The data was collected between 2009 and 2012 by Joke Schuit in the realm of her dissertation project.
The videos consist of unstructered interviews and elicitation tasks like picture drawings or cartoon clips. Recordings were done in private homes and a campus building.
|Language||Inuit Sign Language|
4 deaf, 3 hearing
5 male, 2 female
3 regions in Canada: Rankin Inlset, Baker Lake, Taloyoak
|Metadata Format||Dublin Core in .xls (Microsoft Excel) file, ELAR HTML|
|Translation||English, 6,5 hours|
|Annotation||2 hours, containing data from all three communities and most of the elicitation tasks|
|Access||Restricted access requires confirmed registration|
|Institution||University of Amsterdam|
Schuit, Joke. 2010. Documentation and description of Inuit Sign Language. Endangered Languages Archive. Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/2196/00-0000-0000-0002-0214-8. Accessed on [insert date here].
Common tasks used in this corpus
Articles mentioned above
- Joke Marieke Schuit (2014). "Signs of the arctic: Typological aspects of Inuit Sign Language". Doctoral Thesis. 189 pp.
This entry was last modified on 17 May 2023.