Kingston, Jamaica
The Press, University of the West Indies
Trinidad Yoruba :from mother tongue to memory
9766400547
9789766400545
279 pages
Caribbean Cultural Studies
Yoruba language - Dialects - Trinidad and Tobago
Creole dialects - Trinidad and Tobago
Contents8
Acknowledgments10
A Note on Ethnonyms13
Orthographic Guide14
Phonological Symbols16
Abbreviations18
Introduction22
Part 1. The Yoruba of Trinidad36
Part 2. Trinidad Yoruba118
Part 3. The Dialectics of Obsolescence and Creolization192
Appendix236
Notes258
References278
Index296
About the Author302