Barry Garcia wrote: > > a quote from that page: > > " SIL teams use native languages to > teach the Bible in a fundamentalist fashion that the North America > Congress on Latin America (NACLA) in its 1973 study concluded > diminished the way natives felt about the traditions of their own > cultures." > > This is EXACTLY why i have banned proselytizing to the Daka-Pumdog in my > conlang - consociety(yes, i'm working on the sound changes..... are those > reasonable changes from "Taga-Bundok"? or should i not change "n" to > "m"?). I also made them fiercly protective of their traditions too. > Ea-diwe (those speaking ea-luna) have a state religion that makes proselytizing difficult, if not fatal. It is a society in transition though-- tolerance, and even acceptance, may be just around the corner. But not before a bloody civil war. :) -- Mia Soderquist ([log in to unmask]) ICQ 19818811 or 5926593 Ari tefeli ceyijei eisu ceitisa yei ari sivai ceigaiyu.