Oliver Barraza

NAMA Student and Research Assistant

About Oliver Barraza

I am a MA student with a focus on language documentation and revitalization, especially in the interests of decolonizing linguistics. My current focus includes evaluating the development of documentation technology as it applies in the field, while assisting as a lexicographer for native languages.


Currently working with Wilson De Lima Silva on Eastern Tukanoan languages

Research Interests

  • Revitalization of endangered languages and documentation technology
  • Historical linguistic methods in modern day revitalization efforts
  • Orthography development
  • Celtic and Nordic linguistics