Although the study of American Indian Sign Language has been relatively limited, there are too many relevant publications for an all-inclusive list to be made available here. However, it is possible to make a partial list, with a special emphasis on Garrick Mallery's work.
Please, feel free to browse through the research; the links will lead you to a full page readable document of the cited research.
- McKee, R., & Davis, J. (2010)."Introduction." Sign Language Interpreting in Multilingual and Multicultural
Contexts; Studies in Interpretation, Volume 7. Research Series from Gallaudet University Press. In R. McKee, & J. Davis (Eds.), Sign Language Interpreting in Multilingual, Multicultural Contexts; Studies in Interpretation, Volume 7 (pp. vii – xv). Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press.
- Davis, J., & McKay-Cody, M. (2010). "Signed Languages of Native American Communities: Considerations for Interpreting Work and Research." In R. McKee, & J. Davis (Eds.), Sign Language Interpreting in Multilingual, Multicultural on texts;Studies in Interpretation, Volume 7 (pp. 119 – 157). Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press
- Davis, Jeffrey 2005. " " Deaf Worlds 21(3): 47-72
- Davis, Jeffry 2005. "Working with Sign Language Interpreters in Human Serivce Settings." in Human Service Education, Vol. 25 No. 1, pp 41-52.
- Davis, J. (2005). "Code choices and consequences: Implications for interpreting". In M. Marschark, et al (Eds.), Educational Interpreting: From Research to Practice (pp. 112 – 141). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
- Davis, Jeffrey 2006. "A historical linguistic account of sign language among North American Indian groups." In Multilingualism and Sign Languages: From the Great Plains to Australia; Sociolinguistics of the Deaf community, C. Lucas (ed.), Vol. 12, pp. 3-35. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press
- Davis, Jeffrey 2007. "North American Indian Signed Language Varieties: A Comparative Historical Linguistic Assessment." In Sign Languages in Contact; Sociolinguistics of the Deaf community, D. Quinto-Pozos (ed.), Vol. 13, pp. 85-150. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press
- Davis, Jeffrey, and Supalla, Samuel 1995. "A sociolinguistic description of sign language use in a Navajo family." In Sociolinguistics of the Deaf community, C. Lucas (ed.), Vol. 1, pp., 77-106. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press
- Mallery, Garrick (1880). Introduction to the Study of Sign Language among the North American Indians as Illustrating the Gesture Speech of Mankind.
- Mallery, Garrick (1881). Sign Language Among North American Indians.
- Mallery, Garrick (1882). The Gesture Speech of Man.
- Read it here.
- This previously unpublished synonymy discovered in Mallery's files appears to be the index of an unfinished dictionary of PISL sign descriptions. It is dated October 15, 1894, nine days before his death. The corresponding descriptions have not been found. Read it here.
- West, La Mont (1978). Aboriginal Sign Language: A Statement. Read it here.